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American musical theater. [Volume] II : shows, songs, and stars.

Merman, Ethel. (Added Author). Duncan, Todd. (Added Author). Brown, Anne. (Added Author). Murray, Wynn. (Added Author). Rubenstein, Ruth. (Added Author). Da Silva, Howard, 1909-1986 (Added Author). Huston, Walter, 1884-1950 (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings ; [1989]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Excerpts from musicals.
Previously released.
List of performers and discography ([3] p.) in container.
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: RD 036 (on container: RD 036-II).
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: A 20455.
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: DIDP 071378.
Formatted Contents Note: Anything goes. I get a kick out of you (Ethel Merman) (3:07) -- Porgy and Bess. Bess, you is my woman now (Todd Duncan, Anne Brown) (4:32) -- Babes in arms. Johnny One-Note (Wynn Murray) (3:06) -- Pins and needles. Chain story daisy (Ruth Rubenstein) (3:05) -- Cradle will rock. The cradle will rock (Howard Da Silva) (1:39) -- Knickerbocker holiday. September song (Walter Huston) (2:52) -- Leave it to me! My heart belongs to daddy (Mary Martin) (2:32) -- Dubarry was a lady. Friendship (Bert Lahr, Ethel Merman) (1:44) -- Cabin in the sky. Taking a chance on love (Ethel Waters) (3:08) -- Pal Joey. Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered (Vivienne Segal) (3:11) -- Lady in the dark. Tschaikowsky (Danny Kaye) (3:15) ; Jenny (Gertrude Lawrence) (3:15) -- This is the army. Oh, how I hate to get up in the morning (Irving Berlin) (3:12) -- One touch of Venus. Speak low (Mary Martin, Kenny Baker) (3:17) -- Oklahoma! Oklahoma (Alfred Drake) (2:31) -- Carousel. Soliloquy (John Raitt) (7:25) -- Bloomer girl. The eagle and me (Dooley Wilson) (3:09) -- St. Louis woman. Come rain or come shine (Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas) (2:52) -- On the town. New York, New York (Adolph Green, Cris Alexander, John Reardon) (2:55) -- Annie get your gun. There's no business like show business (Ethel Merman, Bruce Yarnell, Jerry Orbach, Rufus Smith) (3:10) -- Finian's rainbow. How are things in Glocca Morra? (Ella Logan) (3:12).
Participant or Performer Note: Various performers; principally members of original New York productions.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Recorded principally in New York, between Dec. 4, 1934 and Apr. 3, 1947.
Subject: Musicals > United States > Excerpts.
Popular music > United States > 1931-1940.
Popular music > United States > 1941-1950.

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