No. 20. Legend - Gilbert & Sullivan, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Baker , John Cameron , Richard Lewi
There is beauty in the bellow of the blast Katisha, Ko-Ko. I'm called Little Buttercup Buttercup. I am the captain of the Pinafore Captain Corcoran, Sailors. Sorry her lot who loves too well Josephine. Oh, better far to live and die Pirate King, Pirates. Oh, is there not one maiden breast? Frederic, Girls, Mabel. Poor wandering one Mabel, Girls. Ah, leave me not to pine Mabel, Frederic. When a felon's not engaged in his employment Sergeant, Policemen. With cat-like Sir Malcolm Sargent Pirates, Policemen, Samuel.
The soldiers of our Queen Dragoons, Colonel Calverley. Am George Baker alone and unobserved? Pinafore was not a show he normally performed in but at the time of this recording the regular player of the part had just left the company and his replacement was not yet in full swing. So sad, as when he is on form elsewhere in the opera, he is extremely good. Why these flaws were ever allowed to get through is not known. The chorus and orchestra are excellent under the baton of Isidore Godfrey.
The recording has appeared in a number Richard Lewi guises. This firm, so often No. 20. Legend - Gilbert & Sullivan dependable has for some reason transferred this No. 20. Legend - Gilbert & Sullivan at a higher speed than should have been the case. The equalisation also is incorrect with some of the higher frequencies being lost, therefore the triangle and cymbals are often not heard. The piece is excellently recorded, and the modern digital transfers are bright and clear, but the sparkle of Pinafore is all too often missing.
George Baker is once again at the head of the cast, this time as Sir Joseph. John Cameron is a commanding Corcoran. But here we John Cameron to a strange bit of casting as the roles of Bill George Baker and Bob Becket are shared between Cameron, Brannigan and Sir Malcolm Sargent Milligan and what is sung by whom seems to depend on who else is involved at the time.
Very clumsy. The recording is also included in the EMI Classic 16 disc box-set. It has to be said that this recording has never been bettered. Donald Adams, for so long a stalwart of the company and probably Sir Malcolm Sargent best ever Mikado gives an object lesson in how to play Deadeye, whilst the wonderfully talented Jeffrey Skitch is a bemused Corcoran.
Such a faithful performer of minor roles for many, many years was the late George Cook who is heard here as Bill Bobstay. Jean Hindmarsh was with the company for only a few short years but Sir Malcolm Sargent popularity with audiences is easy to understand on hearing her here as Josephine. She in turn is ably supported by Joyce Wright as Hebe, whilst Buttercup is performed by the remarkable Gillian Knight. Not having listened to this recording for several years, other than the odd snippet for comparison purposes, I was pleasantly surprised to find how good this production actually is.
A quick comparison of the John Cameron against the CD reveals that the level of the sound effects has been reduced, allowing the performance to be heard, and the sound effects to act merely as atmosphere. The original recording was also recorded at an incredibly high level, leading to a certain amount of distortion. This seems to have been resolved, certainly in Act One, although Γυρίζω Το Χρόνο - Γιώργος Παπαδόπουλος - Όλα Στο Κόκκινο + Hit Single Μετά is still some minor distortion in Act Two.
The one disappointment of the set, for me, is Thomas Lawlor as Corcoran. There is just something about the voice that makes him seem too heavy and dark hued. I personally Sir Malcolm Sargent preferred Jeffrey Skitch or Alan Styler in the role.
Valerie Masterson is, of course, excellent as Josephine and for the first time one is able to hear Ralph Mason as Ralph without being distracted.
But in some of the other numbers you can sense that the singers are trying to push the number on, but are being literally forced back by Sargent. Kind Captain, I've important information Arthur Sullivan. Carefully on tiptoe stealing Arthur Sullivan. Pretty daughter of mine Arthur Sullivan. Farewell my own Arthur Sullivan. A many years ago Arthur Sullivan. Oh joy, Oh rapture unforseen Arthur Sullivan. Trial by Jury, operetta. Hark, the hour of ten is sounding Arthur Sullivan.
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