One Touch of Venus > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
One Touch of Venus (10)
Music
Kurt Weill (324)
Lyrics
Ogden Nash (59)
Book
Ogden Nash (59), S.J. Perelman (6)

Recording Details

Date
1943
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Director
Elia Kazan (2)
Choreography
Agnes de Mille (22)
Conductor
Maurice Abravanel (10)
Performer
Kenny Baker [1] (27) — Rodney Hatch, Mary Martin (170) — Venus
Shortcode
[r1366]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Front Row Center - 1996 Compilation Album Speak Low, That's Him
American Songbook Series: Kurt Weill - 1995 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings That's Him

Releases (8)

Format
Audio File
Label
Stage Door
Released
2009-11-02
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History
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Shortcode
[rl27329]
1. I'm a Stranger Here Myself -- Mary Martin (2:54)
2. Forty Minutes for Lunch (Ballet) -- Maurice Abravanel Orchestra (3:15)
3. Westwind -- Kenny Baker (3:15)
4. Foolish Heart -- Mary Martin (3:14)
5. The Trouble with Women -- Kenny Baker (3:04)
6. Speak Low -- Mary Martin, Kenny Baker (3:14)
7. That's Him -- Mary Martin (3:14)
8. Wooden Wedding -- Kenny Baker (2:43)
9. Venus in Ozone Heights (Ballet) -- Maurice Abravanel Orchestra (2:59)
10. Finaletto: Speak Low -- Mary Martin, Kenny Baker (3:02)
Format
CD
Label
MCA MCAD-11354
Released
1996-03-12
Barcode
0008811135423
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Also Contains
Lute Song - 1946 Mary Martin
Notes
Liner notes by Max O. Preeo
Lists
93 collectors / 6 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl1015]
1. One Touch Of Venus: I'm A Stranger Here Myself
2. One Touch Of Venus: Forty Minutes For Lunch-Ballet
3. One Touch Of Venus: Westwind
4. One Touch Of Venus: Foolish Heart
5. One Touch Of Venus: The Trouble With Women
6. One Touch Of Venus: Speak Low ( When You Speak, Love)
7. One Touch Of Venus: That's Him Mary Martin
8. One Touch Of Venus: Wooden Wedding
9. One Touch Of Venus: Venus In Ozone Heights
10. One Touch Of Venus: Finaletto:Speak Low
11. Lute Song: Mountain High
12. Lute Song: Imperial March
13. Lute Song: See The Monkey
14. Lute Song: Where You Are
15. Lute Song: Vision Song/Bitter Harvest
16. Lute Song: Dirge
Title
Kurt Weill: From Berlin to Broadway, Volume 1
Format
2-CD
Label
Pearl GEMM CDS 9189
Released
1996-01-23
Barcode
727031918929
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Also Contains
Die Dreigroschenoper - 1930 Studio Cast (Lotte Lenya)
Knickerbocker Holiday - 1938 Walter Huston
Lady in the Dark - 1941 Gertrude Lawrence
Notes
Also contains DIE DREIGROSCHENOPER (THE THREEPENNY OPERA) (1928-1931 recordings); HAPPY END (Lotte Lenya, 1929); THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY (1931-1932); DER SILBERSEE (1933); KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY (Walter Huston's 1938 studio recordings); ONE TOUCH OF VENUS (1943 Decca recordings); Six Kurt Weill songs sung by Lotte Lenya (1942/1943).
# Tracks
54
Length
2:35:27
Lists
15 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl6342]
CD 1
Die Dreigroschenoper
1. Ballade von angenehmen Leben
2. Zweiter Dreigroschenfinale: Ballade uber die frage "wovon lebt der Mensch?"
3. Die Songs der Dreigroschenoper
Die Dreigroschenoper
4. Overture
5. Moritat von Mackie Messer
6. Ballade von angenehmen Leben
7. Liebeslied
8. Kanonensong
9. Seerauber - Jenny
10. Ernster Dreigroschenfinale
11. Barbarasong
12. Eifersuchtsduett
13. Abschied . . . Zweiter Dreigro-schenfinale
14. Zuhalterballade
15. Lied von der Unzulanglichkeit menschlichen Strebens
16. Moritat
17. Schlusschoral
18. Moritat von Mackie Messer
19. Lied von der Unzulanglichkeit menslichen Strebens
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
20. Moritat von Mackie Messer
21. Die Ballade vom angenehmen Leben
22. Tango - Ballade
23. Kanonensong
Happy End
24. Bilbao Song
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
25. Alabama Song
26. Mahagonny
Der Silbersee
27. Das Lied von Schlaraffenland
28. Der Backer backt ums Morgenrot
Knickerbocker Holiday
29. September Song - Walter Huston (1938 - Brunswick 8272)
CD 2
Knickerbocker Holiday
1. The Scars Walter Huston (1938 - Brunswick 8272)
Lady in the Dark
2. Glamour Music Medley incl. Oh Fabulous One; Huxley; Girl of the Moment
3. One Life to Live
4. This Is New
5. The Princess of Pure Delight
6. It's Never Too Late to Mendelssohn
7. Tchaikovsky (and Other Russians)
8. The Saga of Jenny
9. My Ship
One Touch of Venus
10. I'm a Stranger Here Myself
11. Ballet: Forty Minutes for Lunch
12. Westwind
13. Foolish Heart
14. The Trouble with Women
15. Speak Low
16. That's Him
17. Wooden Wedding
18. Ballet: Venus in Ozone Heights
19. Finaletto: Speak Low
Six Songs by Kurt Weill Interpreted by Lotte Lenya
20. Ulysses Africanus: Lost in the Stars
21. Ulysses Africanus: Lover Man
22. Marie Galante: J'attends un navire
23. Complainte de la Seine
24. Happy End: Surabaya Johnny
25. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Den wie man sich bettet
Format
LP
Label
Time-Life STL-AM10
Released
1982
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Also Contains
Lady in the Dark - 1963 Studio Cast
The Threepenny Opera - 1954 Off-Broadway Revival Cast
Producer
Jay Gold (5)
Notes
Box set containing 48-page booklet with show notes and lyrics.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl17608]
ONE TOUCH OF VENUS
Side 1:
1. I'm A Stranger Here Myself – Mary Martin
2. Forty Minutes For Lunch (Ballet)
3. Westwind – Kenny Baker, Chorus
4. Foolish Heart – Mary Martin
5. The Trouble With Women – Male Quartet including Kenny Baker
Side 2:
1. Speak Low – Mary Martin, Kenny Baker
2. That's Him - Mary Martin
3. Wooden Wedding – Kenny Baker
4. Venus In Ozone Heights (Ballet) – Orchestra, Chorus
5. Finaletto – Kenny Baker, Mary Martin, Chorus
LADY IN THE DARK
Side 1:
1. Oh, Fabulous One; Huxley – Rise Stevens, Stephanie Augustine, Adolph Green, Men’s Chorus
2. One Life To Live – Rise Stevens
3. Girl Of The Moment – Rise Stevens, Chorus
4. Mapleton High Chorale – Rise Stevens, Chorus
5. This Is New – John Reardon, Rise Stevens, Chorus
6. The Princess Of Pure Delight; This Is New (Reprise) – Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, John Reardon, Chorus
Side 2:
1. Greatest Show On Earth; Best Years Of His Life – Adolph Green, Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, John Reardon, Roger White, Chorus
2. Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) – Adolph Green, Kenneth Bridges, Rise Stevens, Chorus
3. The Saga Of Jenny – Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, Chorus
4. My Ship – Rise Stevens
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
Side 1 (no individual tracks):
Prologue – Gerald Price
Overture; The Ballad of Mack the Knife – Gerald Price, Lotte Lenya
Morning Anthem - Martin Wolfson
Instead-Of Song - Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
Wedding Song - John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
Pirate Jenny - Lotte Lenya
Army Song – Scott Merrill, George Tyne, John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
Love Song – Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan
Ballad of Dependency - Charlotte Rae
The World Is Mean - Jo Sullivan, Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
Melodrama; Polly's Song - Jo Sullivan, Scott Merrill
Tango Ballad – Scott Merrill, Lotte Lenya
Side 2:
1a. Ballad of the Easy Life – Scott Merrill
1b. Barbara Song - Bea Arthur
1c. Jealousy Duet - Bea Arthur, Jo Sullivan
1d. How to Survive – Scott Merrill, Charlotte Rae, Chorus
2a. Useless Song - Martin Wolfson
2b. Solomon Song - Lotte Lenya
2c. Call from the Grave – Scott Merrill
2d. Death Message – Scott Merrill
2e. Finale: The Mounted Messenger; The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Reprise) – Martin Wolfson, William Duell, Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan, Charlotte Rae, Gerald Price, Chorus
Format
LP
Label
AEI 1136
Released
1981
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Shortcode
[rl8552]
Format
LP
Label
Decca DL 9122
Released
1965
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Notes
First LP edition of the original 78 RPM album.
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Shortcode
[rl8551]
Format
LP
Label
Decca 79122
Released
1965
Audio
Duophonic
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Shortcode
[rl4142]
Format
5-78
Label
Decca DA 361
Released
1943
Notes
The album set includes black and white photographs of the original production and the original cast recording sessions.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl8550]

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