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American Musical Sampler

07/03/10 1:00PM By Peter Fox Smith

We present a program of vintage American musicals, including Oklahoma!, Guys & Dolls, and Annie Get Your Gun.

Playlist

1:00pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

1:02pm

Oklahoma!
Composer: Richard Rodgers
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Jay Blackton
Soloists: Alfred Drake ; Lee Dixon ; Celeste Holm ; Joan Roberts ; Joseph Buloff ; Howard da Silva
CD/Album: Oklahoma! Original Cast Album
Record co./Cat #: Decca 012157981
Release Year: 1993
 
 

1:50pm

Guys & Dolls
Composer: Frank Loesser
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Irving Actman
Soloists: Robert Alda ; Vivian Blaine ; Sam Levene ; Isabel Bigley ; Stubby Kaye ; Pat Rooney, Sr.
CD/Album: Guys and Dolls Original Cast Album
Record co./Cat #: Decca 012159112
Release Year: 2000
 
 

2:34pm

The Pajama Game
Composer: Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Hal Hastings
Soloists: John Raitt ; Janis Paige ; Eddie Foy, Jr. ; Stanley Prager ; Carol Haney
CD/Album: The Pajama Game Original Broadway Cast Recording
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89253
Release Year: 1954
 
 

3:27pm

Annie Get Your Gun
Composer: Irving Berlin
Ensemble: Music Theatre of Lincoln Center
Conductor: Franz Allers
Soloists: Ethel Merman ; Bruce Yarnell ; Jerry Orbach ; Benay Venuta ; Ronn Carroll ; Rufus Smith
CD/Album: Annie Get Your Gun
Record co./Cat #: RCA 1124
Release Year: 1988
 
 

4:19pm

Brigadoon
Composer: Frederick Loewe
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Franz Allers
Soloists: Lee Sullivan ; David Brooks ; Delbert Anderson ; Marion Bell ; Pamela Britton
CD/Album: Brigadoon
Record co./Cat #: RCA 1001
Release Year: 1988
 
 

4:52pm

Sweetly she sleeps, my Alice fair
Composer: Stephen Foster
Soloists: Thomas Hampson, baritone ; David Alpher, piano
CD/Album: American Dreamer: Songs of Stephen Foster
Record co./Cat #: Angel 54621
Release Year: 1992
 
 

4:57pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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