Hyperion Records

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)
Jones: The Geisha
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55245  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
HYP20  2CDs 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)
Act 1 No 03. Song: The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy (Cunningham/Geisha)
Act 1 No 04. Song: The Amorous Goldfish (Mimosa)
Act 1 No 05. Duet: The Kissing (Fairfax/Mimosa)
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)
Act 1 No 08. Concerted piece: We're going to call on the Marquis (Fairfax/Cunningham/officers/geishas/chorus)
Act 1 No 09. Duet: The Toy (Molly/Fairfax)
Act 1 No 10. Song: A geisha's life (Mimosa)
Act 1 No 12. Song: Chon kina (Molly/chorus)
Act 1 No 13. Finale: Though of staying too long (Cunningham/officers/chorus/Katana/Mimosa/Molly/Fairfax/Imari)
Act 2 No 01. Chorus: Day born of love (chorus)
Act 2 No 03. Duet: Ching-a-ring-a-ree (Juliette/Wun-Hi)
Act 2 No 04. Quartette: Jolly young Jacks are we (Fairfax/Cunningham/Cuddy)
Act 2 No 06. Song: Star of my soul (Fairfax)
Act 2 No 07. Quartette: What will the Marquis do? (Mimosa/Fairfax/Cunningham/Wun-Hi)
Act 2 No 08: Japanese March (chorus)
Act 2 No 09. Entrance of the geishas: With splendour auspicious (geishas)
Act 2 No 10. Song: Chin Chin Chinaman (Wun-Hi/chorus)
Act 2 No 11. Song: The interfering parrot (Molly/chorus)
Act 2 No 12. Finale: Before our eyes (chorus)

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Details for CDA67006 track 9
Act 1 No 9, Duet: The Toy (Molly/Fairfax)
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-00609
Duration
3'46
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 9
    Release date: January 1999
    Deletion date: August 2005
    Superseded by CDH55245
  2. Jones: The Geisha (CDH55245)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: February 2006
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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