Carmen Jones > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Carmen Jones (6)
Music
Georges Bizet (19)
Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II (881)
Book
Oscar Hammerstein II (881)

Recording Details

Date
January 17, 1944
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Broadway Theatre
Liner Notes
Robert Russell Bennett (195), Oscar Hammerstein II (881)
Director
Charles Friedman (2), Hassard Short (6)
Choreography
Eugene Loring (14)
Conductor
Joseph Littau (8)
Music Director
Robert Shaw (9) — Choral Director
Orchestrations
Robert Russell Bennett (195)
Performer
Glenn Bryant, Sibol Cain, Carlotta Franzell, June Hawkins (4), Urylee Leonardos (7), Dick Montgomery, Jessica Russell, Luther Saxon (2), Muriel Smith (17), Randall Steplight, Ethel White
Musician
Cozy Cole (12)
Notes
Recorded on January 17, 18 and 20, 1944.
Shortcode
[r1686]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Front Row Center - 1996 Compilation Album Dat's Love

Releases (17)

Format
CD
Label
Decca Broadway 440 066 780-2
Released
2003-02-25
Barcode
0044006678023
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Producer
Brian Drutman (60)
Liner Notes
Brian Drutman (60)
Mastering
Doug Pomeroy (13)
Performer
Kitty Carlisle (18)
Conductor
Russ Morgan (5)
Notes
with bonus track "Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Drum" sung by Kitty Carlisle with Russ Morgan and His Orchestra
# Tracks
14
Lists
74 collectors / 3 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl1335]
1. Prelude
2. Opening Scene: Lift 'Em Up And Put 'Em Down
3. Dat's Love
4. You Talk Just Like My Maw
5. Dere's a Cafe on de Corner
6. Beat out Dat Rhythm on a Drum
7. Stan' up and Fight
8. Whizzin' Away Along de Track
9. Dis Flower
10. De Cards Don't Lie
11. My Joe
12. Dat's Our Man
13. Finale
14. Beat out Dat Rhythm on a Drum -- Kitty Carlisle (Bonus)
Format
CD
Label
Prism PLATCD 995
Released
2003
Barcode
5014293699525
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Includes Tracks From
Carmen Jones - 1947 Radio Cast
Notes
Includes tracks from the 1947 radio cast recording. (I Tol! Your Maw...You Talk Just Like My Maw, Murder! Murder!...Carmen Jones Is Goin' to Jail, If You Would Only Come Away)
# Tracks
16
Lists
11 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10855]
1. Prelude
2. Lift 'em up and Put 'em Down
3. Dat's Love
4. Dere's a Cafe on de Corner
5. Beat out Dat Rhythm on a Drum
6. Stan' up and Fight
7. Whizzin' Away Along de Track
8. Dis Flower
9. My Joe
10. Dat's Our Man
11. Finale
12. I Tol' Your Maw (Bonus)
You Talk Just Like My Maw (Bonus)
13. Murder! Murder! (Bonus)
Carmen Jones Is Goin' To Jail (Bonus)
14. If You Would Only Come Away (Bonus)
Format
CD
Label
Pearl 99
Released
2001-05-22
Barcode
0727031009924
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# Tracks
14
Lists
7 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl3969]
1. Prelude -- The Carmen Jones Orch/Joseph Littau
2. Opening Scene: Introducing 'Lift 'Em Up And Put 'Em Down' -- Chorus/Robert Shaw
3. That's Love (Habanera) -- Muriel Smith/Chorus/Robert Shaw
4. You Talk Just Like My Ma -- Carlotta Franzell/Luther Saxon
5. There's A Cafe On The Corner (Seguedille) -- Muriel Smith/Luther Saxon
6. Beat Out That Rhythm On A Drum (Gypsy Song) -- June Hawkins/Chorus/Robert Shaw/Cozy Cole
7. Stand Up And Fight (Toreador Song) -- Glenn Bryant/Chorus/Robert Shaw
8. Whizzing Away Along The Track (Qnt) -- Muriel Smith/June Hawkins/Jessica Russell/Dick Montgomery/Randall Steplight
9. This Flower (Flower Song) -- Luther Saxon
10. The Cards Don't Lie (Card Song) -- Muriel Smith/June Hawkins/Jessica Russell
11. My Joe (Micaela's Aria) -- Carlotta Franzell
12. That's Our Man -- Chorus/Robert Shaw
13. Scene: Joe And Carmen (Finale) -- Luther Saxon/Muriel Smith/Chorus/Robert Shaw
14. Carmen Fantasy for Violin & Orchestra -- Isaac Stern, Conducted by Franz Waxman
Format
CD
Label
Naxos Musicals
Released
2009-02-24
Barcode
636943287521
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Also Contains
Carmen Jones - 1954 Film Soundtrack
Lists
5 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl25388]
Title
Great Broadway Shows Volume 2
Format
4-CD
Label
Avid Records UK 148
Released
2006-04-18
Barcode
5022810214823
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Also Contains
Carousel - 1945 Original Broadway Cast
Finian's Rainbow - 1947 Original Broadway Cast
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - 1949 Original Broadway Cast
Guys and Dolls - 1950 Original Broadway Cast
On the Town - 1944 Original Cast Members
South Pacific - 1949 Original Broadway Cast
# Tracks
96
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl36857]
Disc 1
1. Runyonland Music
2. Fugue for Tin Horns
3. Follow the Fold
4. The Oldest Established
5. I'll Know
6. A Bushel And A Peck
7. Adelaide's Lament
8. Guys and Dolls
9. If I Were A Bell
10. My Time of Day
11. I've Never Been In Love Before
12. Take Back Your Mink
13. More I Cannot Wish You
14. Luck Be A Lady
15. Sue Me
16. Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat
17. Marry The Man Today
18. Reprise: Guys and Dolls
19. The Carousel Waltz
20. You're A Queer One, Julie Jordan
21. Mister Snow: "His Name Is Mister Snow"
22. Mister Snow: When I Marry Mister Snow"
23. If I Loved You
24. June Is Bustin' Out All Over
25. When The Children Are Asleep: "I Own A Little House"
26. When The Children Are Asleep
Disc 2
1. Blow High, Blow Low
2. Soliloquy
3. This Was A Real Nice Clambake
4. There's Nothin' So Bad For A Woman
5. What's The Use Of Wond'rin'
6. The Highest Judge Of All
7. You'll Never Walk Alone
8. Overture
9. Dites-Moi
10. A Cockeyed Optimist
11. Twin Soliloquies
12. Some Enchanted Evening
13. Bloody Mary
14. There Is Nothin' Like A Dame
15. Bali Ha'i
16. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
17. A Wonderful Guy: "I expect everyone of my crowd to make fun"
18. A Wonderful Guy: "I'm as corny as Kansas in August"
19. Younger Than Springtime
20. Happy Talk
21. Honey Bun
22. You're Got To Be Carefully Taught
23. This Nearly Was Mine
24. Finale
Disc 3
1. Overture
2. It's High Time
3. Bye Bye Baby
4. A Little Girl From Little Rock
5. Just A Kiss Apart
6. I Love What I'm Doing
7. Scherzo
8. It's Delightful Down in Chile
9. You Say You Care
10. I'm A'Tingle, I'm A'Glow
11. Sunshine
12. Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
13. Mamie Is Mimi
14. Homesick Blues
15. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
16. Finale: Keeping Cool With Coolidge
17. Prelude
18. Lift 'Em Up And Put 'Em Down
19. Dat's Love
20. Dere's A Café On De Corner
21. Beat out Dat Rhythm On A Drum
22. Stan' Up And Fight
23. Whizzin'
24. Dis Flower
Disc 4
1. My Joe
2. Dat's Our Man
3. Finale
4. Overture
5. This Time of Year
6. How Are Things In Cloccca Morra?
7. If This Isn't Love
8. Look To The Rainbow
9. Old Devil Moon
10. Something Sort of Grandish
11. Necessity
12. When The Idle Poor Become The Idle Rich
13. The Begat
14. When I'm Not Near The Girl I Love
15. That Great Come And Get It Day
16. Opening: I Feel Like I'm Not Out Of Bed Yet
17. New, York, New York
18. I Got Carried Away
19. Lucky To Be Me
20. Lonely Town
21. I Can Cook Too
22. Ya Got Me
Format
CD
Label
Sepia 1006
Released
2002-10-21
Barcode
5055122110064
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Also Contains
Porgy and Bess - 1940 Original Cast Members
Porgy and Bess Volume Two - 1942 Broadway Revival Cast Members
# Tracks
21
Lists
7 collectors / 2 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl17079]
1. Overture and Summertime - Anne Brown 3:39
2. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing / Introducing Summertime - Edward Matthews assisted by Harriet Jackson with Eva Jessye Choir 2:46
3. My Man's Gone Now - Anne Brown with Eva Jessye Choir 4:05
4. It Takes A Long Pull To Get There - Edward Matthews 2:07
5. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 2:43
6. Buzzard Song - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 3:44
7. Bess, You Is My Woman - Todd Duncan and Anne Brown with Eva Jessye Choir 4:33
8. It Ain't Neccesarily So - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 2:46
9. What You Want Wid Bess? - Anne Brown and Todd Duncan 3:00
10. Strawberry Woman's Call / Crab Man's Call - Helen Dowdy assisted by Gladys Goode / William Woolfolk assisted by Georgette Harvey 3:05
11. I Loves You, Porgy - Todd Duncan and Anne Brown 3:24
12. The Requiem - Eva Jessye Choir 3:57
13. There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York - Avon Long and Anne Brown 3:02
14. Porgy's Lament and Finale - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 3:20
15. Prelude - Opening Scene: Introducing Lift 'Em Up And Put 'Em Down (Changing of the Guard) - Orchestra and Chorus 4:21
16. Dat's Love (Habanera) - Muriel Smith 3:37
17. Dere's A Cafe On De Corner (Seguidilla) - Muriel Smith and Luther Saxon 4:20
18. Beat Out Dat Rhythm On A Drum (Gypsy Song) - June Hawkins 3:59
19. Stan' Up And Fight (Toreador Song) - Glenn Bryant 3:52
20. Dis Flower (Flower Song) - Luther Saxon 3:59
21. Finale - Scene: Joe And Carmen - Muriel Smith and Luther Saxon 3:44
Format
CD
Label
MCA MVCM 379
Released
1994
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# Tracks
10
Lists
3 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl3970]
Format
LP
Label
MCA 1531
Released
1984
Audio
Duophonic
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# Tracks
10
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl17731]
Format
LP
Label
MCA 2054
Released
1973
Audio
Duophonic
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# Tracks
10
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl4153]
Format
LP
Label
Decca DL 79021
Released
1959
Audio
Duophonic
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# Tracks
10
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Shortcode
[rl4152]
Format
LP
Label
Decca DL 9021
Released
1955
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# Tracks
10
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Shortcode
[rl4151]
Format
3-45
Released
1953
# Tracks
10
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl6226]
Format
6-45
Label
Decca 9-125
Released
1950
Notes
Has complete contents as heard on 78 RPM album.
# Tracks
12
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl6227]
Format
LP
Label
Decca DL 8014
Released
1950
Audio
Mono
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Notes
Deletes "You Talk Just Like My Maw" and "De Cards Don't Lie," which were left off all subsequent LP editions.
# Tracks
10
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl4150]

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Format
LP
Label
Popular Record Club E198
Country
Australia
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Shortcode
[rl52495]
Format
LP
Label
Brunswick LAT8057
Country
UK
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Notes
UK release. Mono, early 1950s.
# Tracks
10
Lists
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Shortcode
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