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Title Wonderful town [videorecording] / Leonard Bernstein ; EuroArts Music presents.

Imprint [Germany] : EuroArts, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    K WOND WT C98DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (8 p. : ill. ; 18 cm)
Note Excerpts from the musical in concert performance ; book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov ; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.
Program notes in English, German and French in container.
Contents Overture -- Christopher Street -- Ohio -- Conquering New York -- One hundred easy ways to lose a man -- What a waste -- A little bit in love -- Pass the football -- A quiet girl -- Conga! -- Entr'acte -- My darlin' Eileen -- Swing! -- It's love -- Ballet at the Village Vortex -- Wrong note rag -- It's love : reprise -- Conga! : encore.
Credits Choreography by Candace Allen; directed by Andreas Morell.
Performer Kim Criswell (Ruth Sherwood/Violet) ; Audra McDonald (Ellen Sherwood) ; Thomas Hampson (Robert Baker) ; Brent Barrett (Wreck/Guide/First Editor/Frank Lippincott) ; Karl Daymond (Second Editor/Chick Clark) ; Timothy Robinson (Officer Lonigan) ; supporting soloists ; Wayne Marshall, piano ; London Voices ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Simon Rattle, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance Dec. 30-31, 2002, Philharmonie, Berlin.
System Details DVD, all regions, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM stereo.
Language Sung in English, with subtitles in English, German and French.
Subject Musicals -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Concert films.
Added Author Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Wonderful town. Selections.
Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966. Librettist.
Chodorov, Jerome. Librettist.
Comden, Betty. Lyricist.
Green, Adolph. Lyricist.
Criswell, Kim. Performer.
McDonald, Audra. Performer.
Hampson, Thomas. Performer.
Barrett, Brent. Performer.
Daymond, Karl, 1965- Performer.
Robinson, Timothy, 1968- Performer.
Marshall, Wayne, 1961- Performer.
Rattle, Simon, 1955- Conductor.
Allen, Candace.
Morell, Andreas.
London Voices. Performer.
Berliner Philharmoniker. Performer.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
Standard No. 880242522986
Music No. 2052298 EuroArts

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