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  1. A Briefe Discourse of the True (But Neglected) Use of Charact'ring the Degrees by Thomas Ravenscroft (HTML and page images at pbm.com)

  2. A Collection of Ball-Dances Perform'd at Court by John Weaver (HTML and page images at LOC)

  3. Ages Ago (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Frederic Clay (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  4. A Musick-Lector by Solomon Eccles (HTML at voicenet.com)

  5. An Essay for the Further Improvement of Dancing by E. Pemberton (page images and partial HTML at LOC)

  6. Annual Review of Jazz Studies 8 (1996) (frame and cookie-dependent page images at Scarecrow Press)

  7. Cox and Box (libretto, music, and commentary) by Francis Cowley Burnand and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  8. Deuteromelia by Thomas Ravenscroft (HTML and page images at pbm.com)

  9. Fallen Fairies: or, The Wicked World (libretto) by William S. Gilbert and Edward German (PDF at idbsu.edu)

  10. Haddon Hall (libretto and commentary) by Sydney Grundy and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  11. Haste to the Wedding (libretto and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and George Grossmith (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  12. Iolanthe (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  13. Ivanhoe (libretto, some music, and commentary) by Julian Sturgis and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  14. H. M. S. Pinafore (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  15. Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary, ed. by Miguel Ficher, Martha Furman Schleifer, and John M. Furman (frame and cookie-dependent page images at Scarecrow Press)

  16. Melismata: Musicall Phansies Fitting the Court, Citie and Countrey Humours by Thomas Ravenscroft (page images at pbm.com)

  17. Mirette (libretto and commentary) by Frederic E. Weatherly, Harry Greenbank, Adrian Ross, André Messager, and Hope Temple (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  18. Mysteries of the Great Operas by Max Heindel (HTML at rosicrucian.com)

  19. No Cards (libretto and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Thomas German-Reed (PDF and Word at idbsu.edu)

  20. Pammelia: Musicks Miscellanie by Thomas Ravenscroft (HTML and page images at pbm.com)

  21. Patience (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  22. Princess Ida (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  23. Princess Toto (libretto and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Frederic Clay (PDF and Word at idbsu.edu)

  24. Ruddigore (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  25. Selected Works. (words, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  26. The Art of Dancing Explained by Reading and Figures by Kellom Tomlinson (HTML and page images at LOC)

  27. The Beauty Stone (libretto and commentary) by Arthur Wing Pinero, J. Comyns Carr, and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  28. The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (Gutenberg text)

  29. The Dancing Master (10th edition, 1698), ed. by John Playford (page images at LOC)

  30. The Emerald Isle, or The Caves of Carrig-Cleena (libretto and commentary) by Basil Hood, Arthur Sullivan, and Edward German (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  31. The Friendship by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  32. The Godolphin by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  33. The Gondoliers (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  34. The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (libretto) by Adrian Ross, Charles H. E. Brookfield, and Jacques Offenbach (text at idbsu.edu)

  35. The Grand Duke (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  36. The Mikado (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  37. The Nautch Girl: or, The Rajah of Chutneypore (libretto) by George Dance, Frank Desprez, and Edward Solomon (text at idbsu.edu)

  38. The Northumberland by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  39. The Pastorall by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  40. The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw (Gutenberg text)

  41. The Pirates of Penzance (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  42. The Princess by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  43. The Rigadoon Royal by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  44. The Rose of Persia (libretto and commentary) by Basil Hood and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  45. The Royal Ann by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  46. The Royall by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  47. The Royall Galliarde by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  48. The Royal Portuguez by Mr. Isaac and James Paisible (page images at LOC)

  49. The Sorcerer (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  50. The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion by William Walker (HTML, MIDI, and images at CCEL)

  51. Thespis (libretto, music (original and added), and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  52. The Vicar of Bray (libretto and commentary) by Sydney Grundy and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  53. The Yeomen of the Guard (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  54. The Zoo (libretto, music, and commentary) by Benjamin C. Stephenson and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  55. Trial By Jury (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)

  56. Utopia, Limited (libretto, music, and commentary) by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (multimedia at idbsu.edu)