Selected Sullivan

Selected Sullivan (3-part ensemble)

8 favourites from Gilbert & Sullivan operettas.


  • Part 1:  Flute
  • Part 2:  Clarinet in B-flat
  • Part 3:  Bassoon

Standard: Intermediate

Keys, note ranges and technical challenges suited to players of ABRSM Grade 4 – 5 level or above.  Requires confidence in sustaining an independent part.


  • A Policeman’s Lot
  • Little Buttercup
  • For He’s Going to Marry Yum-Yum
  • I am a Courtier Grave and Serious
  • Here’s a First-Rate Opportunity
  • When I First Put this Uniform On
  • Three Little Maids from School
  • Dance a Cachucha

Hear some snippets – (Youtube video opens in new window)

The download includes 3 PDF files:

  • Score and instrumental parts for each item
  • Concert pitch scores for complete set
  • Useful extras – cover sheet, contents list, information on the pieces, bass clarinet alternatives to bassoon parts.

From these, you can decide what to print out, depending on your particular circumstances.  Do keep a back-up of all three files for future reference!