The Yeomen of the Guard

A new and original opera in two acts to a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. First performed at the Savoy Theatre, 3 October 1888.

Items held in the Society’s Library include an early edition of the libretto and vocal score.

Three 'lost' songs

'A Laughing Boy'; When Jealous Torments'; 'Is Life a Boon?' (original setting).

Full Score (photocopy of copyist's score, used in first American production). Piano/Vocal reduction made from above by Ed Munzer.


Orchestral selection; arr. Charles Godfrey Jnr

See under Orchestral and Brass Band.