The Geisha

composer
first performed on 25 April 1896
author of text
first performed on 25 April 1896
author of text
first performed on 25 April 1896
author of text
first performed on 25 April 1896

 

Recordings

Jones: The Geisha
CDH55245Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
This album is not yet available for downloadHYP202CDs Super-budget price sampler — Deleted

Details

Act 1 No 01. Opening chorus: Happy Japan (chorus/geishas)
Track 1 on CDH55245 [3'08] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 5 on HYP20 CD2 [3'08] 2CDs Super-budget price sampler — Deleted
Act 1 No 02. Entrance of the Officers: Here they come (chorus/Fairfax/Cunningham/officers)
Track 2 on CDH55245 [2'02] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 03. Song: The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy (Cunningham/Geisha)
Track 3 on CDH55245 [3'13] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 04. Song: The Amorous Goldfish (Mimosa)
Track 4 on CDH55245 [4'22] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 05. Duet: The Kissing (Fairfax/Mimosa)
Track 5 on CDH55245 [3'43] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 06. Concerted piece: If you will come to tea (geishas/officers)
Track 6 on CDH55245 [2'11] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 07. Chorus: Lamentation (chorus/geishas)
Track 7 on CDH55245 [2'35] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 08. Concerted piece: We're going to call on the Marquis (Fairfax/Cunningham/officers/geishas/chorus)
Track 8 on CDH55245 [1'45] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 09. Duet: The Toy (Molly/Fairfax)
Track 9 on CDH55245 [3'46] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 10. Song: A geisha's life (Mimosa)
Track 10 on CDH55245 [3'25] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 12. Song: Chon kina (Molly/chorus)
Track 12 on CDH55245 [4'45] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 1 No 13. Finale: Though of staying too long (Cunningham/officers/chorus/Katana/Mimosa/Molly/Fairfax/Imari)
Track 13 on CDH55245 [6'48] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 01. Chorus: Day born of love (chorus)
Track 14 on CDH55245 [2'53] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 03. Duet: Ching-a-ring-a-ree (Juliette/Wun-Hi)
Track 16 on CDH55245 [2'05] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 04. Quartette: Jolly young Jacks are we (Fairfax/Cunningham/Cuddy)
Track 17 on CDH55245 [1'56] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 06. Song: Star of my soul (Fairfax)
Track 19 on CDH55245 [3'50] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 07. Quartette: What will the Marquis do? (Mimosa/Fairfax/Cunningham/Wun-Hi)
Track 20 on CDH55245 [1'46] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 08: Japanese March (chorus)
Track 21 on CDH55245 [0'54] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 09. Entrance of the geishas: With splendour auspicious (geishas)
Track 22 on CDH55245 [2'35] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 10. Song: Chin Chin Chinaman (Wun-Hi/chorus)
Track 23 on CDH55245 [2'28] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 11. Song: The interfering parrot (Molly/chorus)
Track 24 on CDH55245 [6'45] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Act 2 No 12. Finale: Before our eyes (chorus)
Track 25 on CDH55245 [0'58] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Track-specific metadata for CDH55245 track 2

Act 1 No 2, Entrance of the Officers: Here they come (chorus/Fairfax/Cunningham/officers)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-00602
Duration
2'02
Recording date
21 June 1998
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Oliver Rivers
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner & Mike Dutton
Hyperion usage
  1. Jones: The Geisha (CDA67006)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: January 1999
    Deletion date: August 2005
    Superseded by CDH55245
  2. Jones: The Geisha (CDH55245)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: February 2006
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)