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The Mikado - Instrumentation

The Mikado arrangement requires nine players:

Flute (+picc.)
Clarinet (The part is in A/Bb and Bb only versions. Both are supplied.)
Double Bass
Percussion ‡

A full conductors’ score is also supplied.

‡ Percussion: Two Timpani, Triangle, Snare drum, Cymbals and Bass drum (played together, military band style).

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Hear the arrangment

Here are some MP3s of parts of the Mikado arrangement from a performance by Eastleigh Operatic and Musical Society in 2003:

Overture & No. 1 13 Mb
Three little maids 1.4 Mb
End Finale Act I 2.1 Mb

Recording Credits

There are a few extracts from Southampton Operatic Society's 2007 production using this arrangment on YouTube, here's the Act I opening:

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Page Samples

Here are some sample pages from various parts of the Mikado arrangement in PDF form.

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