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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kurt Weill; Elmer Rice; Langston Hughes; Anne Jeffreys; Polyna Stoska; Brian Sullivan; Maurice Abravanel
|Notes:||"Excerpts from the Broadway production"--Insert.
Based on Elmer Rice's play of the same name.
Previously released on Columbia ML 4139 in 1947.
Issued also as analog disc: CSP COL 4139.
Program notes by the composer (11 p.) inserted in container.
|Credits:||Composer, Kurt Weill ; lyrics by Langston Hughes ; book by Elmer Rice.|
|Performer(s):||Original Broadway cast, starring Anne Jeffreys ; Polyna Stoska ; Brian Sullivan ; other singers ; orchestra ; Maurice Abravanel, conductor.|
|Production notes:||Recorded 1947, New York City.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (52 min., 19 sec.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Act I, Introduction and opening ensemble : Prelude ; Moonfaced, starry-eyed ; Ain't it awful, the heart --
Blues : I got a marble and a star --
Gossip trio : Get a load of that --
Arietta : When a woman has a baby --
Aria : Somehow I never could believe --
Wrapped in a ribbon and tied in a bow --
Arioso : Lonely home --
Scene and song : Wouldn't you like to be on Broadway? --
Cavatina : What good would the moon be? --
Duet : Remember that I care --
Act II, Introduction : Morning --
Children's game --
Song : A boy like you --
Duet : We'll go away together --
Choral scene and lament : The woman who lived up there --
Finale : I loved her too --
Farewell duet : Don't forget the lilac bush.
|Series Title:||CBS Records Masterworks.|
|Other Titles:||Street scene.|
|Responsibility:||Kurt Weill ; book by Elmer Rice ; lyrics by Langston Hughes.|