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|Genre/Form:||Original cast recordings|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leonard Bernstein; Lillian Hellman; Richard Wilbur; John Latouche; Dorothy Parker; Max Adrian; Robert Rounseville; Barbara Cook; Samuel Krachmalnick; Voltaire
|Notes:||"A comic operetta based on Voltaire's satire"--Container.
Recorded Dec. 9, 1956, at CBS 30th Street Studios.
Originally released as Columbia OS 2350.
Program notes and synopsis by Didier C. Deutsch, in English with German, French, and Italian translations (40 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Max Adrian, Robert Rounseville, Barbara Cook, vocals ; with supporting singers ; orchestra ; Samuel Krachmalnick, conductor.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (52 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Overture (4:08) --
The best of all possible worlds (3:26) --
Oh, happy we (1:51) --
It must be so (1:52) --
Paris waltz scene (1:38) --
Glitter and be gay (5:44) --
You were dead, you know (2:30) --
My love (2:04) --
I am easily assimilated (3:33) --
Quartet finale (2:46) --
Quiet (3:49) --
Eldorado (3:14) --
Bon voyage (2:36) --
What's the use? (3:41) --
Gavotte (3:58) --
Make our garden grow (4:20).
|Other Titles:||Best of all possible worlds
Oh, happy we
It must be so
Paris waltz scene
Glitter and be gay
You were dead, you know
I am easily assimilated
What's the use?
Make our garden grow
|Responsibility:||book by Lillian Hellman ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Richard Wilbur ; additional lyrics by John Latouche and Dorothy Parker.|