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War of the worlds.

Author: Jeff WayneGary OsborneDoreen WayneRichard BurtonJulie CovingtonAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia, [1985], ℗1978.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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H.G. Wells' The war of the worlds told through narration, dialogue and music.
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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Musical revues & comedies; Rock music
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Wayne; Gary Osborne; Doreen Wayne; Richard Burton; Julie Covington; David Essex; Justin Hayward; Philip Lynott; Jo Partridge; Chris Thompson; H G Wells
OCLC Number: 14375261
Notes: Rock musical.
Composed, orchestrated, conducted and produced by Jeff Wayne ; lyrics principally by Gary Osborne.
Written by Doreen Wayne, adapted from the H.G. Wells novel.
Compact discs.
Libretto and biographical notes (30 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Richard Burton, narrator ; with Julie Covington, David Essex, Justin Hayward, Phil Lynott, Jo Partridge, Chris Thompson, vocals ; instrumental acc.
Event notes: Recorded at Advision Studios, London, May 1976-July 1977.
Description: 2 audio discs (95 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The eve of the war --
Horsell Common and the heat ray --
The artilleryman and the fighting machine --
Forever autumn --
Thunder child --
The red weed : part 1 --
The spirit of man --
The red weed : part 2 --
Brave new world --
Dead London --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Jeff Wayne's musical version of the War of the worlds

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H.G. Wells' The war of the worlds told through narration, dialogue and music.

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