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The Musical Times 1888 December 1 29(550): 731, col. 1, paragraph 2

MUSIC IN MANCHESTER.
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

    The company which introduced here Sir Arthur Sullivan's "Yeomen of the Guard" had scarcely rehearsed the opera sufficiently; and indeed had hardly become so consolidated as to understand its own qualifications and defects, so that the success of the short season was financial rather than artistic. But sufficient impression was made to leave a strong desire to hear a more complete performance of a very tuneful work.
 
 


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