For He's Going to Marry Yum Yum (fl, cl, bn/bcl)

from The Mikado

A Sullivan
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An arrangement of 'For He's Going to Marry Yum-Yum' from Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado for woodwind trio of flute, clarinet and bassoon. A bass clarinet alternative to the bassoon part is also provided for added flexibility.

The celebratory chorus ‘For He’s Going to Marry Yum-Yum’ features in the Act 1 finale of The Mikado (or The Town of Titipu). Set in Japan, The Mikado capitalised on a contemporary fascination with all things oriental. As with several of the other operas, the writers found they could satirise British customs, politics and institutions more effectively in the context of a fictional overseas setting. The same tune recurs in the Act 2 finale, with slightly different lyrics, as ‘For He’s Gone and Married Yum-Yum’.

Score ID
A Sullivan
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Woodwind trio
Classical music

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