Pacific Overtures > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
Pacific Overtures (5)
Music
Stephen Sondheim (661)
Lyrics
Stephen Sondheim (661)
Book
John Weidman (15), Hugh Wheeler (18) -- additional material

Recording Details

Date
1987
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
England / London
Theatre/Venue
English National Opera
Recording Studio
CTS Studios
Producer
John Yap (247)
Engineer
John Kurlander (34)
Liner Notes
Henrietta Bredin
Director
Keith Warner
Choreography
David Toguri (6)
Conductor
James Holmes (9)
Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick (165)
Performer
Richard Angas (7), Christopher Booth-Jones (5), Ian Comboy (3), Terry Jenkins (6), John Kitchiner (4), Harry Nicoll (8), Malcolm Rivers (6), Eric Roberts (6), Michael Sadler (8), Paul Strathearn (2), Alan Woodrow (3)
Musician
Joji Hirota, Yoshikazu Iwamoto
Notes
Recorded November 24 and 25; December 1, 2, and 5, 1987.
Shortcode
[r1141]

Releases (7)

Format
2-CD
Label
TER 1152
Released
1988
Barcode
5015062115222
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# Tracks
42
Lists
104 collectors / 9 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl790]
Disc 1:
1. Prologue
2. The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea
3. Scene: Even In A Land...
4. Scene: The Prisoner's Name?
5. Undersocore
6. Scene: What Did The Councillors Say?
7. There Is No Other Way
8. Four Black Dragons
9. Scene: They Come From A Land...
10. Scene: Please. I Am Here.
11. Scene: Why Do They Laugh?
12. Scene: Please! I Must Speak.
13. Scene: Disaster!
14. Chrysanthemum Tea
15. Scene: The Americans Have Not Left!
16. Scene: My Lord Governor Of Uraga...
17. Poems
18. Tamates's Death
19. Welcome to Kanagawa
20. Scene: The Americans Insisted...
21. Scene: From The Personal Journal...
22. March to the Treaty House
23. Scene: No One Knows What Was Said...
24. Someone in a Tree
25. Scene: Whatever Happened...
26. Lion Dance
Disc 2:
1. Scene: The Spiritual Heart...
2. Scene: The Americans Did Not Come.
3. Please Hello
4. Admiral Exeunt
5. Scene: The Americans Did Not Come...
6. Scene: The Tale Of The Courageous King
7. Scene: An Intriguing Performance
8. Scene: Two Men, Whose Fortunes...
9. A Bowler Hat
10. Scene: Kenjitsu, The Ancient Art...
11. Pretty Lady
12. Scene: The Murder Of These English...
13. Scene: You Are Sure That The Indemnity...
14. Scene: Death To All Traitors!
15. Scene: In The Name Of The Emperor
16. Next
Format
2-CD
Label
Jay Records CDJAY2 1437
Released
2016
Barcode
605288143724
Notes
25th anniversary release. Remixed & remastered. Includes 44 page booklet in slipcover.
# Tracks
42
Lists
15 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl50660]
Disc 1:
1. Prologue -- Richard Angas (3:00)
2. The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea -- Company of Pacific Overtures & Richard Angas (6:19)
3. Even In a Land of Changeless Order... -- Richard Angas (1:09)
4. The Prisoner's Name? -- Christopher Booth Jones, Malcolm Rivers, Simon Masterton-Smith, Ian McLaren, Thomas Marty & Richard Angas (3:06)
5. Underscore -- English National Opera Orchestra (0:23)
6. What did the Councillors Say? -- Michael Sadler & Malcolm Rivers (0:49)
7. There Is No Other Way -- Edward Byles & Alan Woodrow (5:42)
8. Four Black Dragons -- Terry Jenkins, John Cashmore, Eric Robert, Paul Strathearn, Harry Nicoll, Company of Pacific Overtures & Richard Angas (6:52)
9. They Come From a Land of Mystery... -- Richard Angas (0:55)
10. Please, I Am Here! -- Malcolm Rivers, Paul Strathearn & Michael Sadler (1:04)
11. Why Do They Laugh? -- Malcolm Rivers, Edward Byles, Simon Masterton-Smith, Christopher Booth-Jones & Richard Angas (1:30)
12. Please! -- Christopher Booth-Jones, Malcolm Rivers, Paul Strathearn & Michael Sadler (3:18)
13. Disaster! The Americans Insist Upon Landing. -- Richard Angas (1:00)
14. Chrysanthemum Tea -- Edward Byles, Simon Masterton-Smith, Ian Comboy, Terry Jenkins, Harry Nicoll, Gordon Christie, John Cashmore & Richard Angas (9:53)
15. The Americans Have Not Left! -- Thomas Marty, Edward Byles, Simon Masterton-Smith, Malcolm Rivers & Richard Angas (2:15)
16. My Lord Governor of Uraga... -- Christopher Booth-Jones & Malcolm Rivers (0:50)
17. Poems -- Malcolm Rivers & Christopher Booth-Jones (3:45)
18. Tamata's Death -- Malcome Rivers & Christopher Booth-Jones (0:58)
19. Welcome to Kanagawa -- Terry Jenkins, Gordon Christie, Michael Sadler, John Cashmore, Leon Berger & Richard Angas (6:21)
20. The Americans Insisted That Their Mission Was a Peaceful One. -- John Kitchener (1:55)
21. From the Personal Journal of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry... -- Richard Angas (1:16)
22. March to the Treaty House -- English National Opera Orchestra (1:04)
23. No One Knows What Was Said Behind the Shutters of the Treaty House. -- Richard Angas (0:21)
24. Someone in a Tree -- Eric Roberts, Harry Nicoll, Alan Woodrow & Richard Angas (6:45)
25. Whatever Happened Behind the Shutters of the Treaty House... -- Richard Angas (0:51)
26. Lion Dance -- Stephen Sondheim, English National Opera Orchestra & James Holmes (3:27)
Disc 2:
1. The Spiritual Heart of All Japan... -- Richard Angas (1:18)
2. The Americans Did Not Come. -- Thomas Marty, Ian McLaren, Leon Berger, Gordon Christie, John Kitchener & Richard Angas (2:02)
3. Please Hello -- Alan Woodrow, John Kitchener, Eric Roberts, Paul Strathearn, Ian Comboy, Harry Nicoll & Richard Angas (9:31)
4. Admirals Exeunt -- English National Opera Orchestra (0:23)
5. The Americans Did Not Come? -- Ian McLaren, Thomas Marty, Malcolm Rivers, Paul Strathearn, Gordon Christie & Richard Angas (1:14)
6. The Tale of the Courageous King. -- Terry Jenkins (5:20)
7. An Intriguing Performance... -- Richard Angas (0:26)
8. Two Men, Whose Fortunes Have Been Altered... -- Richard Angas (0:21)
9. A Bowler Hat -- Malcolm Rivers & Richard Angas (6:59)
10. Kenjutsu, the Ancient Art of Ritual Swordsmanship... -- Harry Nicoll, Leon Berger, Edward Byles, Alan Woodrow & Richard Angas (0:49)
11. Pretty Lady -- Leon Berger, Edward Byles, Alan Woodrow, Harry Nicoll & Simon Masterton-Smith (3:42)
12. The Murder of these English Sailors... -- Richard Angas (0:45)
13. You Are Sure That the Indemnity Was Properly Delivered? -- Paul Strathearn, Christopher Booth-Jones & Gordon Christie (1:13)
14. Death To All Traitors! -- Malcolm Rivers, Paul Strathearn, Gordon Christie, Christopher Booth-Jones & Company of Pacific Overtures (1:34)
15. In the Name of the Emperor! -- Richard Angas (1:30)
16. Next -- Company of Pacific Overtures & Richard Angas (5:38)
Format
CD
Label
Jay 1382
Released
2004-09-07
Barcode
0605288138225
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Notes
Highlights version
Lists
40 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl4002]
1. Prologue
2. The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea
3. There Is No Other Way
4. Four Black Dragons
5. Chrysanthemum Tea
6. Poems
7. Welcome to Kanagawa
8. Someone in a Yree
9. Please Hello
10. A Bowler Hat
11. Pretty Lady
12. Next
Format
CD
Label
TER 1151
Released
2003-04-29
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Highlights version
Lists
17 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl4003]
1. Prologue - Richard Angas, Joji Hirota, Yoshikazu Iwamoto
2. Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea - Richard Angas
3. There Is No Other Way (Tamate's Dance) - Edward Byles, Alan Woodrow
4. Four Black Dragons - John Cashmore, Terry Jenkins
5. Chrysanthemum Tea - D. Angas, Edward Byles, John Cashmore, Gordon Christie, Ian Comboy, Terry Jenkins, , Harry Nicoll
6. Poems - Malcolm Rivers
7. Welcome to Kanagawa - Richard Angas, Leon Berger, John Cashmore, Gordon Christie, Terry Jenkins, Michael Sadler
8. Someone in a Tree - Richard Angas, Harry Nicoll, Eric Roberts, Alan Woodrow
9. Please Hello - Ian Comboy, John Kitchiner, Harry Nicoll, Eric Roberts, Paul Strathearn, Alan Woodrow
10. Bowler Hat - Richard Angas, Malcolm Rivers
11. Pretty Lady - Leon Berger, Edward Byles, Alan Woodrow
12. Next - Richard Angas
Format
CD
Label
RCA 7995-2-RC
Released
1989-06-02
Barcode
078635799521
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# Tracks
12
Lists
19 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl4366]
1. Prologue
2. The Advantages OF Floating In The Middle Of The Sea
3. There Is No Other Way (Tamate's Dance)
4. Four Black Dragons
5. Chrysanthemum Tea
6. Poems
7. Welcome To Kanagawa
8. Someone In A Tree
9. Please Hello
10. A Bowler Hat
11. Pretty Lady
12. Next
Format
2-LP
Label
TER 2 1151
Released
1988
Barcode
5015062115116
# Tracks
14
Lists
10 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl11929]
Side One
1. Prologue
2. The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea
3. There Is No Other Way (Tamate's Dance)
4. Four Black Dragons
Side Two
5. Chrysanthemum Tea
6. Poems
7. Welcome to Kanagawa
Side Three
8. March
9. Someone in a Tree
10. Lion Dance
11. Please Hello
Side Four
12. A Bowler Hat
13. Pretty Lady
14. Next
Format
CD
Label
Musical Heritage Society MHS 512645H
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Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl4367]

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