Curtain Going Up: Overtures of Broadway Hit Shows > Broadway Overtures


Recording Details

Date
1958
Type
Audio / Instrumental Album
Method
Studio
Language
English
Music
Leroy Anderson (13), Harold Arlen (573), Irving Berlin (711), Leonard Bernstein (482), Gene de Paul (78), Burton Lane (256), Cole Porter (924), Jule Styne (530)
Lyrics
Irving Berlin (711), Betty Comden (235), Adolph Green (242), E.Y. Harburg (363), Cole Porter (924), Leo Robin (212)
Producer
Irving Townsend (15)
Liner Notes
Lehman Engel (116)
Conductor
Lehman Engel (116)
Shortcode
[r6797]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Kiss Me, Kate - 1949 Original Broadway Cast Overture

Releases (7)

Format
LP
Label
Columbia CS 8094
Released
1958
Audio
Stereo
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# Tracks
10
Lists
8 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl16548]
Side A:
1. Overture to Call Me Madam
song from Call Me Madam
2. Overture to On the Town
song from On the Town
3. Overture to Can-Can
song from Can-Can
4. Overture to Finian's Rainbow
song from Finian's Rainbow
5. Overture to Kiss Me, Kate
song from Kiss Me, Kate
Side B:
1. Overture to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
2. Overture to Wonderful Town
song from Wonderful Town
3. Overture to Silk Stockings
song from Silk Stockings
4. Overture to Bells Are Ringing
5. Overture to Bloomer Girl
song from Bloomer Girl
Title
Another Openin', Another Show
Format
CD
Label
Sony Broadway SK 53540
Released
1993
Barcode
074645354026
Audio
Stereo
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# Tracks
12
Length
58:12
Lists
29 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9058]
1. Overture (from Bloomer Girl)
2. Overture (from On The Town)
3. Overture (from Finian's Rainbow)
4. Overture (from Kiss Me, Kate)
5. Overture (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
6. Overture (from Call Me Madam)
7. Overture (from Wonderful Town)
8. Overture (from Can-Can)
9. Overture (from Silk Stockings)
10. Overture (from Li'l Abner)
11. Overture (from Bells Are Ringing)
12. Overture (from Goldilocks)
Title
Another Opening, Another Show!
Format
LP
Label
Harmony KH-32087
Released
1973
Audio
Duophonic
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Lists
8 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl16551]
Side A:
1. Kiss Me Kate
2. On The Town
3. Finian's Rainbow
4. Bloomer Girl
5. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Side B:
1. Bells Are Ringing
2. Wonderful Town
3. Can-Can
4. Call Me Madam
5. Silk Stockings
Format
LP
Label
Columbia CL 1279
Released
1958
Audio
Mono
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# Tracks
10
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl16547]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia House DS 1022
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# Tracks
10
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl16549]
Format
CD
Label
Sony SK 60538
Released
1998-09-15
Barcode
0074646053829
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Also Contains
On the Town - 1960 Broadway Studio Cast
Three Dance Episodes from On the Town - 1963 New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch (162)
Producer
Thomas Z. Shepard (122)
# Tracks
17
Lists
168 collectors / 1 wish list
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl218]
1. Opening: New York, New York
I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet -- Michael Kermoyan
New York, New York -- Adolph Green, John Reardon, Cris Alexander, Chorus
Dance: Miss Turnstiles' Variations -- Orchestra
2. Taxi Number: Come Up To My Place -- Nancy Walker, Cris Alexander
3. Carried Away -- Betty Comden, Adolph Green
4. Lonely Town -- John Reardon
Dance: Lonely Town -- Orchestra
5. Carnegie Hall (Do-Do-Re-Do) -- Chorus
6. I Can Cook, Too -- Nancy Walker
7. Lucky To Be Me - John Reardon, Chorus
8. Dance: Times Square -- Orchestra
9. Nightclub Sequence:
A. So Long Baby -- Chorus
B. I'm Blue -- Nightclub Singer
C. Ya Got Me - Nancy Walker, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Cris Alexander
10. I Understand -- George Gaynes
11. Ballet: The Imaginary Coney Island -- Orchestra
A. Subway Ride
B. Dance of the Great Lover
C. Pas De Deux
12. Some Other Time - Betty Comden, Nancy Walker, Adolph Green, Cris Alexander
13. Dance: The Real Coney Island -- Leonard Bernstein, Orchestra
Finale -- Ensemble
14. Overture -- Orchestra Conducted by Lehman Engel
Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
15. I. The Great Lover -- The New York Philharmonic, Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
16. II. Lonely Town: Pas De Deux -- The New York Philharmonic, Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
17. III. Times Square: 1944 -- The New York Philharmonic, Conducted by Leonard Bernstein

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