This delightful overture by Sir Arthur Sullivan is a favorite with listeners around the world. 'Come, Friends Who Plow the Sea,' better known as 'Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here' makes the work instantly familiar. Sullivan's comic opera overtures are potpourris arranged from the most engaging tunes from the show. This arrangement of Pirates of Penzance expands the composer's original scoring for small pit orchestra into a work with rewarding parts for everyone in a full, symphonic ensemble. Violin parts do not exceed third position and wind parts are carefully edited for upper intermediate players. Players and audiences will have a blast with this tuneful overture!