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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin; George S Kaufman; Morrie Ryskind; Robert Russell Bennett; William Daly; Russell Warner; Maureen McGovern; Larry Kert; Jack Gilford; Michael Tilson Thomas; New York Choral Artists.; Orchestra of St. Luke's.
Durations: 1:09:00 ; 1:14:29.
Compact discs, DDD.
Program notes and synopses by Tommy Krasker, in English with French and German translations, and lyrics (39, 43 p.) in container.
|Cast:||Maureen McGovern, Larry Kert, Jack Gilford, and other singers ; New York Choral Artists ; Orchestra of St. Luke's ; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded at RCA Studio A, New York, 1987.|
|Description:||2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Of thee I sing : Overture --
Wintergreen for President --
Who is the lucky girl to be? --
The dimple on my knee --
Because, because --
Never was there a girl so fair --
Some girls can bake a pie --
Love is sweeping the country --
Of thee I sing --
Finale Act I, A kiss for Cinderella --
Hello, good morning --
Who cares? --
The illegitmate daughter --
The Senator from Minnesota --
The Senate --
Jilted, I'm about to be a mother --
Posterity is just around the corner --
Trumpeter blow your golden horn --
Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing. Let 'em eat cake : Overture --
Tweedledee for President --
Union Square --
Shirts by the millions --
Comes the revolution --
Climb up the social ladder --
The union league --
On and on and on --
Finale act I, Introduction --
I've brushed my teeth --
The General's gone to a party --
Mothers of the nation --
Let 'em eat cake --
Blue, blue, blue --
Who's the greatest? --
The league of nations --
No comprenez, no capish, no versteh --
When nations get together --
Why speak of money? ; Who's the greatest? (reprise) --
Up and at 'em --
The trial of Throttlebottom: That's what he did ; I know a foul ball ; Throttle Throttlebottom --
The trial of Wintergreen: It isn't what you did --
Mine (reprise) --
First lady and first gent --
Hanging Throttlebottom in the morning --
Fashion show --
Finale ultimo, Of thee I sing (reprise).
|Other Titles:||Of thee I sing.
Let 'em eat cake.
Of thee I sing
|Responsibility:||music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin ; book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind ; Of thee I sing orchestration by Robert Russell Bennett, William Daly, George Gershwin ; Let 'em eat cake orchestration by Russell Warner.|