The Merry Widow > Sadler's Wells Opera Company


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Die lustige Witwe (84)
Music
Franz Lehár (109)
Lyrics
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (17)
Book
Viktor Léon (7), Leo Stein (17)

Recording Details

Date
1958
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
England / London
Group/Studio
Sadler's Wells Opera Company
Translation
Christopher Hassall (52)
Conductor
William Reid (2)
Performer
William Booth, June Bronhill (40), Irene Carpenter, Denis Dowling (5), Howell Glynne (3), Lily Gribbin, Raimund Herincx (3), John Kentish, John Larsen (6), Janet Leggat, Marion Lowe (2), William McAlpine (6), Dorothy Nash (2), Thomas Round (19), Deidree Thurlow (4), Angela Wheeldon
Shortcode
[r5777]

Releases (9)

Format
2-CD
Label
EMI / Classics For Pleasure 7243 5 75996 2 7
Released
2003-09-02
Country
UK
Barcode
724357599627
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Also Contains
Count of Luxembourg - 1969 Studio Cast
The Land of Smiles - 1959 Sadler's Wells Cast
# Tracks
25
Length
2:28:57
Lists
16 collectors / 2 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl7290]
1. The Merry Widow: To speak for the man and the beauties...Pontevedro in Paree
2. The Merry Widow: Look, now's our chance...A highly respectable wife
3. The Merry Widow: Gentlemen, no more
4. The Merry Widow: My very heavy Fatherland...I'm off to Chez Maxim
5. The Merry Widow: Proceed. One girl has almond eyes
6. The Merry Widow: Ladies' choice!...Young lovers all awake
7. The Merry Widow: Mi velimo dase
8. The Merry Widow: Let's all now waken memories...There once live a vilia
9. The Merry Widow: Gee up, Lassie...Jogging in a one-horse gig
10. The Merry Widow: It's a problem...What to think, what to say, what to do?
11. The Merry Widow: Red as the rose of Maytime
12. The Merry Widow: This match should last at least a year
13. The Merry Widow: The Cake Walk
14. The Merry Widow: The Grisettes of Paris greet you
15. The Merry Widow: Love unspoken
16. The Merry Widow: What to think, what to say, what to do? (reprise)
17. Das Land des Lächelns (The Land of Smiles), operetta in 3 acts (revision of "Die gelbe Jacke") Overture
18. The Land of Smiles: This was a wonderful day
19. The Land of Smiles: There isn't much more to say...Never take it to the . The Land of Smiles: I open the door with a quivering heart...Smiling
20. The Land of Smiles: I hope you like a special blend of China tea...Thé à deux
21. The Land of Smiles: Sweet apple blossom, love, I bring (Serenade)
22. The Land of Smiles: I gaze at you...Love, I surrender to your mystery
23. The Land of Smiles: The Prophet of the Blue Pagoda
24. The Land of Smiles: When Adam laboured with his pre-historic hoe
25. The Land of Smiles: Love, let me dream again
26. The Land of Smiles: Alone, on my own...If yearning could carry me home again
27. The Land of Smiles: I long to know what made you call me husband
28. The Land of Smiles: Tig, tig, tig!...On the Pai-Ho
29. The Count of Luxemburg: Overture
30. The Count of Luxemburg: Anyone who knows me...In Bohemia
31. The Count of Luxemburg: Pierrot and Pierrette
32. The Count of Luxemburg: Carnival!...The noble founder of our line
33. The Count of Luxemburg: Someone's here to marry me...Love, goodbye!
34. The Count of Luxemburg: You will be a Royal Highness...Cousins of the Czar
35. The Count of Luxemburg: Fair Countess, may I wish
36. The Count of Luxemburg: Hail, Angèle...Daydreams, you must go
37. The Count of Luxemburg: What are you doing?...But attend!
38. The Count of Luxemburg: Are you going to dance?
Format
CD
Label
EMI CD-CFP 4485
Released
1993
Barcode
077776263021
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# Tracks
12
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl10693]
1. Act I: Intro/Opening Scene
2. Act I: Duet
3. Act I: Widow's Entrance
4. Act I: Solo
5. Act I: Duet
6. Act I: Finale
7. Act II: Intro/Vilja
8. Act II: March Septet
9. Act II: Pavilion Duet
10. Act II: Finale
11. Act III: Grisettes
12. Act III: Duet
Format
LP
Label
Angel 35816
Released
1959
Country
US
Audio
Mono
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Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl7295]
Format
LP
Label
Angel S 35816
Released
1959
Country
US
Audio
Stereo
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Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl7294]
Format
45
Label
His Master's Voice GES 5770
Released
1958
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
Excerpts
# Tracks
3
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl43010]
Side A:
1. Act I - The Entrance Song
2. Duet
Side B:
1. Act II - Intro and Vilja
Format
45
Label
His Master's Voice 7EG 8552
Released
1958
Audio
Mono
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Notes
Excerpts No. 2
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl43009]
Format
45
Label
His Master's Voice 7EG 8509
Released
1958
Audio
Mono
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Excerpts
Lists
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History
4 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl39458]
Side A
1. Act I - The Entrance Song
2. Duet
Side B
1. Act II - Intro and Vilja
Format
LP
Label
HMV CLP 1226
Released
1958
Audio
Mono
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Lists
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Shortcode
[rl23482]
Side A:
ACT ONE
1. Introduction & Opening Scene
2. Duet
3. Widow's Entrance
4. Auftrittslied
5. Duet
6. Finale
Side B:
ACT TWO
1. Introduction & Vilja
2. March Septet
3. Pavilion Duet
4. Finale
ACT THREE
5. Grisettes
6. Duet
7. Finale
Format
LP
Label
HMV CSD 1259
Released
1958
Audio
Stereo
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Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl7291]