Editions and translations

In response to queries we receive about our editions and translations it is hoped that the following will be helpful. Please do contact us if you need any further information.

Benda
This edition of Romeo and Juliet was prepared for us by Brian Clark of Prima la musica! Scores and parts are available for purchase. There is also a hire-only Bärenreiter edition. English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available by separate negotiation.

Bertoni
This edition of Orfeo was prepared for us by Peter Jones.  The English translation is by Gilly French.  All information from us.

Cimarosa
Scores and parts of The Two Barons of Rocca Azzurra available from the Italian publishers Otos Edition; English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available from us.
English translation of The Italian Girl in London, by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray, available from us. There is also a 1989 version by Amanda Holden.

Gazzaniga
Performing edition by Bärenreiter; English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available from us.

Gluck
Performing edition of Le cinesi by Bärenreiter; English translation by Murray Hipkin available through us.
Performing edition of Il Parnaso confuso by Bärenreiter; English translation, by Gilly French, available through us.
Philemon and Baucis: performing edition by Peter Jones and English translation by Gilly French; both available through us.

Greene
The performing edition of Jephtha was made available through the generosity of its editor, Peter Lynan.

Grétry
Hire material for L’Amant jaloux is available from Breitkopf & Härtel; English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available from us.

Handel
A performing edition of The Choice of Hercules is available from The King’s Consort.
Music for Apollo and Dafne came from Clifford Bartlett; a new English translation by Gilly French is available from us.

Haydn
English translation of La vera costanza by Murray Hipkin and Gilly French available from us.
A translation of L’infedeltà delusa by Andrew Porter is printed in the Haydn-Mozart Presse edition.
English translation of Le pescatrici, by Gilly French, available from us.
We used John Warrack's translation of The Apothecary.

Isouard
Performing edition of Cinderella by Peter Jones; English translations by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray.  All information from us.

Martín y Soler
La capricciosa corretta is published by the Spanish company Musica Hispana in a very presentable new edition (although the orchestral parts are somewhat less than presentable). English translation by Robert Thicknesse, available through us.

Mozart
Peter Jones’s edition of La finta semplice was made available through the generosity of Michael Burden and New Chamber Opera.  English translation, Pride and Pretence, by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray, available from us.
Apollo and Hyacinth available on hire from Bärenreiter; English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available from us.
The Jewel Box - all information from Paul Griffiths. The parts are available on hire from Opera North.
The Cairo Goose and Lo sposo deluso Edition by the late Erik Smith, translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray. All information from us.
The Philosopher’s Stone was translated by Barry Millington. The edition is by the US scholar David Buch.

Paer
This edition of Leonora was prepared for us by Brian Clark of Prima la musica! Scores and parts are available for purchase. There is also a hire-only Bärenreiter edition although the score is heavily annotated and difficult to read. English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available by separate negotiation.

Paisiello
English translations of Nina and The Barber of Seville, both by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray, available from us.

Philidor
Blaise le savetier is performed in our own edition and translation – all information from us. It has also been published by Editions Transatlantiques, in a heavily-edited version, which is available through Chester Novello.

Portugal
This edition of Marco Portugal’s La pazza giornata, ovvero Il matrimonio di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was prepared for us by a group at the University of Lisbon, headed by David Cranmer.  The English translation is by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray.  All information from us.

Salieri
Scores and parts of Falstaff available from the Italian publishers Otos Edition; English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray available from us.
Performing editions of La grotta di Trofonio and The School of Jealousy are by Peter Jones; the English translations are by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray.  All information from us.

Schubert
Die Verschworenen (The Conspirators): Reduced orchestration (10-11 players) by Pocket Publications and English translation by Gilly French and Jeremy Gray, both available from us.

Storace
A new edition (and translation) of A Comedy of Errors is available from Musica Brittannica.