Autograph full scores for Patience an d The Gondoliers

Item author: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Item date: 1881, 1889
Grant Value: 250
Item cost pre-decimal: 11,000
Item date acquired: 1966
Item institution: British Library
Town/City: London
London borough: LB Camden

These orchestral scores are of particular interest as there is no published full score of either work. Some interesting musical variants in Patience. BL had no major Sullivan scores until this acquisition. Add MSS 53777 - 53779