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

Brooks, David (Vocalist) (Added Author). Bell, Marion. (Added Author). Sullivan, Brian. (Added Author). Bolger, Ray. (Added Author). Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992 (Added Author). Channing, Carol. (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-III).
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: A 20456.
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: DIDP 071379.
Formatted Contents Note: Brigadoon. Almost like being in love (David Brooks, Marion Bell) (2:38) -- Street scene. Lonely house (Brian Sullivan) (3:37) -- Where's Charley? Once in love with Amy (Ray Bolger) (4:19) -- Kiss me, Kate. Where is the life that late I led? (Alfred Drake) (4:20) -- Gentlemen prefer blondes. Diamonds are a girl's best friend (Carol Channing) (2:57) -- South Pacific. A wonderful guy (Mary Martin) (3:20) ; Some enchanted evening (Ezio Pinza) (3:00) -- Guys and dolls. Runyonland music ; Fugue for tinhorns ; Follow the fold (Stubby Kaye, Johnny Silver, Douglas Deane, Isabel Bigley) (3:18) -- King and I. Shall we dance? (Gertrude Lawrence, Yul Brynner) (3:48) -- Tree grows in Brooklyn. He had refinement (Shirley Booth) (3:53) -- Wonderful town. Ohio (Rosalind Russell, Edith Adams) (3:16) -- Golden apple. Lazy afternoon (Kaye Ballard) (3:32) -- Fanny. Welcome home (Ezio Pinza) (3:25) -- Peter Pan. I've gotta crow (Mary Martin) (3:26) -- House of flowers. A sleepin' bee (Diahanne Carroll) (5:18) -- Pajama game. Hey there (John Raitt) (3:31) -- Damn Yankees. Whatever Lola wants (Gwen Verdon) (3:08) -- Most happy fella. Like a woman loves a man ; My heart is so full of you (Robert Weede, Jo Sullivan) (4:25) -- My fair lady. The rain in Spain (Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews, Robert Coote) (2:39).
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 Mar. 23, 1947 and Mar. 25, 1956.
Subject: Musicals > United States > Excerpts.
Popular music > United States > 1941-1950.
Popular music > United States > 1951-1960.

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