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She had a son by this illicit marriage, Strephon, who is, therefore, half mortal and half fairy. He is in love with Phyllis whom he is determined to marry. However, in order to do so he needs the consent of her guardian, the Lord Chancellor, who shows little enthusiasm for the idea of his ward marrying a mere shepherd.
When Strephon turns to his mother for comfort, Phyllis misinterprets their intimacy as a fairy Iolanthe has not physically aged beyond a certain point and, believing him to be unfaithful, she renounces her love for him. Although he protests that Iolanthe is his mother, his claims are met with derision by Phyllis and the peers who are unaware of his parentage and even the intervention of the Queen of the Fairies cannot persuade them otherwise.
Furious at their attitude, she declares that Strephon will enter Parliament and will work to overthrow all the privileges enjoyed by the nobility, a job at which Strephon is successful. However, he finds it no substitute for Phyllis and, with no further reason to conceal it, he reveals his fairy origins to her. Unfortunately, when he declares that he has decided to marry Phyllis himself, she is forced to reveal her true identity although this will mean forfeiting her life.
However, when it emerges that the other fairies have committed the ultimate offence and married the peers i. The Queen happily selects a mortal for herself and invites the whole company to join her in Fairyland.
IOLANTHE SCORE PDF
New lighting technologies made such special effects as sparkling fairy wands possible for the first time. With vocal melody, piano reduction, lyrics and introductory text. The political party system, the law and other institutions also come in for a dose of satire. Two characters in IolantheStrephon and Phyllis, are described as Arcadian shepherds. She had a son by this illicit marriage, Strephon, who is, therefore, half mortal and iolaanthe fairy. Iolanthe opened in London on 25 Novemberat the Savoy Theatre to a warm reception, and ran for performances, the fourth consecutive hit by Gilbert and Sullivan.
Iolanthe (Sullivan, Arthur)
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Soon as we may, off and away Ensemble. William Schwenck Gilbert — an English dramatist, librettist, poet iolaanthe illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.
IOLANTHE VOCAL SCORE PDF
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Gilbert had written an earlier work called Happy Arcadia. Closing date shown is of the entire season. Strephon is despondent, however, as the Lord Chancellor has forbidden them to marry, partly because he feels that a shepherd is unsuitable for Phyllis, but partly because the Lord Chancellor wishes to marry Phyllis himself. The fairy Queen is dismayed by this. Iolanthe opened in London on 25 Novemberat the Savoy Theatre to a warm reception, and ran for performances, the fourth consecutive hit by Gilbert and Sullivan.