[LMB] G&S in the Vorkosiverse

Harvey fishman at panix.com
Tue Nov 20 20:27:27 GMT 2018


Sorry, I disagree. It's all at https://www.gsarchive.net/. Librettos to 
all the operas and much, much else.

Harvey

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From: "Robert Woodward" <robertaw at drizzle.com>
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>>  On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:40 AM, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
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>>>  On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:47 AM, Harvey <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
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>>>  It seems to me that there is a MAJOR problem with G&S in the Vorkosiverse. Gilbert's principal character, the comic baritone, is always humble. Miles just does not do humble!!
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>>>  Harvey
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>>  The Lord High Executioner says he’s humble, but not in reality he is not. Granted Miles doesn’t pretend to be humble.
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>I looked at the descriptions of all the G&S plays once and, IIRC (and I might not), none of the comic baritone characters were humble.
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>"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
>Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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