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Kiss me, Kate / music & lyrics by Cole Porter ; book by Sam & Bella Spewack.

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (Author). Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 (Librettist). Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990 (Librettist). Bennett, Robert Russell, 1894-1981 (Arranger). Barstow, Josephine. (Vocalist). Hampson, Thomas. (Vocalist). Criswell, Kim. (Vocalist). McGlinn, John. (Conductor). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Taming of the shrew. (Added Author). Ambrosian Chorus. (Performer). London Sinfonietta. (Performer).
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  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs (112 min.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hayes, Middlesex, England : EMI, [1990]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based loosely on Shakespeare's Taming of the shrew.
Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett.
Ed. recorded: Tams-Witmark.
Compact discs.
Program notes and synopsis of the story by Miles Kreuger and lyrics in English (85 p. : ill.), inserted in container.
"Mfd. for BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. under license."
Participant or Performer Note:
Josephine Barstow, Thomas Hampson, Kim Criswell, with supporting supporting soloists ; Ambrosian Chorus ; London Sinfonietta ; John McGlinn, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded June 1989, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.
Genre: Musicals.
Compact discs.

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