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Flower drum song

Author: Richard RodgersOscar Hammerstein, IIDavid Henry HwangJoseph A FieldsLea SalongaAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : DRG Records, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revived musical hit of Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1958. Due to the depiction of Chinese-Americans in San Francisco having come under criticism, the playwright, David Henry Hwang rewrote the book, shuffling the order of the songs to fit his purpose and completely recontextualizing them in the process. This musical is centering the action on the Golden Pearl Theater.
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Genre/Form: Musicals
Excerpts
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rodgers; Oscar Hammerstein, II; David Henry Hwang; Joseph A Fields; Lea Salonga; Randall Duk Kim; Alvin Ing; José Llana; Allen Liu; Sandra Allen, (Singer); Jodi Long; Hoon Lee; David Chase, (Conductor); C Y Lee
OCLC Number: 51530779
Notes: Compact disc.
Synopsis and program notes by Theodore S. Chapin and David Chase inserted in container.
Credits: David Chase, musical director; based on the original by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields, based on the novel by C.Y. Lee.
Performer(s): Lea Salonga, Randall Duk Kim, Alvin Ing, Jose Llana, Allen Liu, Sandra Allen, Jodi Long, Hoon Lee ; with chorus and orchestra ; David Chase, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded Oct. 21, 2002, at Clinton Recording Studios, New York.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue : a hundred million miracles --
At the Golden Pearl --
I am going to like it here --
I enjoy being a girl --
I enjoy being a girl (encore) --
You are beautiful --
Grant Avenue --
Sunday --
I enjoy being a girl (reprise) --
Fan Tan Fannie --
Gliding through my memoree --
Act one finale: A hundred million miracles --
Chop suey --
My best love --
I am going to like it here (reprise) --
Don't marry me --
Love, look away --
The most filial son --
Like a god --
Like a god (reprise) --
Processional --
Finale : a hundred million miracles.
Other Titles: Flower drum song.
Responsibility: music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; book by David Henry Hwang.

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A revived musical hit of Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1958. Due to the depiction of Chinese-Americans in San Francisco having come under criticism, the playwright, David Henry Hwang rewrote the book, shuffling the order of the songs to fit his purpose and completely recontextualizing them in the process. This musical is centering the action on the Golden Pearl Theater.

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