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  • Recording Title

    Gems from The Mikado

  • Other Title(s)

    • Part 2 (Title part)
    • Mikado. Selections (Uniform title)
    • Gentlemen of Japan ; A song of the sea ; Three little maids from school ; Moon song ; Emperor of Japan ; My object all sublime ; Finale (Medley contents)
  • Vocal group

    Victor Opera Company

  • Composer

    Arthur Sullivan

  • Conductor

    Rosario Bourdon

  • Librettist

    W. S. Gilbert

  • Baritone vocal

    Reinald Werrenrath

  • Bass vocal

    William F. Hooley

  • Contralto

    Elsie Baker

  • Soprano vocal

    Olive Kline , Lucy Isabelle Marsh , Elizabeth Wheeler

  • Tenor vocal

    Harry Macdonough , Lambert Murphy

  • Genre(s)


  • Category


  • Description

    Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra

  • Language


  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 35551

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    For takes 13-18, see CVE-12536.

    For takes 1-3, performers for each selection are not identified in the Victor ledgers. For other takes, consult Bolig Gems for further information about specific solo vocalists.

  • Related Takes

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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