Sorry, no singing in this. Just chant the parts where they mention singing. I have 2 chorus parts so that I can mix the parts together or keep them separate as required.Alexis Pointdextre gets his family sorcerer to brew up a love potion. But what happens when it gets out of control? This two act operetta was a success and convinced Gilbert and Sullivan (sorry - no music in our recording of this) to go ahead and collaborate on H.M.S. Pinafore the next year.
(Summary by ToddHW)
Gender neutral - I have labeled to two choruses as Male and Female so you will know which set of words to chant.
NOTE: I thought this was going to be the last Gilbert play. But I just found a dozen more to do!
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/OriginalPlays/page/n245/mode/2up
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- Project Code: 4mbFH9kH
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._S._Gilbert (W. S. Gilbert)
- Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sorcerer
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