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Question 1: Sullivan's only ________, Ivanhoe, was initially highly successful, but it has been little heard since his death.
Grand OperaFarsaOpera buffaOpéra féerie

Question 2: ________, a Gilbert and Sullivan-inspired ballet composed of a pastiche of Sullivan music
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyH.M.S. PinaforePineapple PollArthur Sullivan

Question 3: Later in 1881, Patience transferred to the new Savoy Theatre, where the remaining Gilbert and Sullivan joint works were produced, as a result of which they are commonly known as the "________".
Opéra féerieOperettaSavoy operaBallad opera

Question 4: Free scores by Sullivan in the ________
Spanish languageEnglish languageMcGill UniversityInternational Music Score Library Project

Question 5: [92][93] His last opera, The Emerald Isle, was left unfinished but was completed by ________ and produced in 1901.
D'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyArthur SullivanEdward GermanFallen Fairies

Question 6: He also liked to evoke familiar musical styles, such as his "madrigals" in The Mikado, Ruddigore and Yeomen, "glees" in H.M.S. Pinafore and The Mikado and "________" in Ruddigore and The Gondoliers.
GavottePassepiedBaroque musicMinuet

Question 7: In 1871, ________ commissioned Sullivan to work with W.
John HollingsheadNellie FarrenThespis (opera)Gaiety Theatre, London

Question 8: [109] The 1999 biographical film Topsy-Turvy depicts Sullivan and Fanny discussing an abortion at around the time of the production of ________.
The MikadoD'Oyly Carte Opera CompanyThe GondoliersH.M.S. Pinafore

Question 9: [106][107] It is thought that Ronalds was pregnant on at least two occasions,[108] and she apparently procured an ________ in 1882 and again in 1884.
AbortionAbortifacientFetal rightsAbortion law

Question 10: [86] ________ premièred on the morning of 15 October 1880 and proved successful, being frequently revived.
Arthur SullivanGilbert and SullivanRuddigoreThe Martyr of Antioch

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