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GRAND DUCHESS in English

The Comic Opera Guild has now added its recording of the recent production of Offenbach’s THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN to its large archive of operettas in English. Since its inception in 1973, the Guild’s mission has been to make … Continue reading

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HER HIGHNESS THE PRINCE IMPRESSES

Comic Opera Guild’s spring production was a hilarious pastiche by COG founder Tom Petiet, with music by the father of operetta Jacques Offenbach. Not content to have produced many of the composer’s greatest hits, including La Belle Helene, La Vie … Continue reading

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The Rose of Castile recorded

ENGLISH BALLAD OPERA REDISCOVERED Continue reading

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LIGHT CAVALRY by Von Suppe

The first recording of Von Suppe’s operetta Light Cavalry has been issued by the Comic Opera Guild Continue reading

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VICTOR HERBERT RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

The Comic Opera Guild has just released its recording of Naughty Marietta, combined with the composer’s one-act farce Miss Camille. Recordings exist of this show, often regarded as Herbert’s best, but the Guild offers more than one additional take on … Continue reading

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THE RED MILL’S FAMOUS SONGS

Victor Herbert’s THE RED MILL is one of those lucky Broadway shows, like “Annie Get Your Gun,” in which almost every song became well known. His scores for “Sweethearts” and “Naughty Marietta” also produced a number of hits, but no … Continue reading

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THE PRINCE OF PILSEN on CD

The Prince of Pilsen, by Gustav Luders and Frank Pixley, is now available on CD from the Comic Opera Guild. The Guild’s recent production of this 1903 hit featured not only the complete score, but also the dialog. it proved … Continue reading

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GIRL FROM UTAH ON CD

The recent complete production of THE GIRL FROM UTAH by Paul Rubens, Sidney Jones and Jerome Kern has now become available on CD. The recording, featuring 18 singers with dual piano accompaniment, features not only all the songs added for … Continue reading

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The Festival of Doves

Tomas Breton The Festival of Doves Opera in One Act English version by Thomas Petiet Spanish zarzuelas are seldom seen north of the United States border, which is a shame, for they than be very entertaining. Although Placido Domingo has … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC FLUTE in English

Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE Opera in Two Acts English version by Thomas Petiet Never intended as a Grand Opera, The Magic Flute has had grandness imposed upon it by adoring admirers of Mozart. The Guild’s performing version returns to the … Continue reading

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