This blog reports events and interesting tidbits from Rensselaer, Indiana and the surrounding area.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

I am a major general

On April 2-4, 2009 the Columbian Players of Saint Joseph's College presented the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance. The most memorable song in the play is "I am the very model of a modern major general." Here is a youtube rendition of that song from the SJC performance.


(If you cannot understand the words, try this sing-along version. It helps make clear how completely absurd the lyrics really are.)

2 comments:

Sarah said...

Well done! The entire show was well worth the trip in from Indy.

Anonymous said...

The audio-visual addition means a good deal. Voices sound quite nice.