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

Track-specific metadata for CDH55245 track 8

Act 1 No 8, Concerted piece: We're going to call on the Marquis (Fairfax/Cunningham/officers/geishas/chorus)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-00608
Duration
1'45
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 8
    Release date: January 1999
    Deletion date: August 2005
    Superseded by CDH55245
  2. Jones: The Geisha (CDH55245)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: February 2006
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