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Author Schönberg, Claude-Michel.

Title Les misérables [sound recording] : the complete symphonic recording.

Imprint London : First Night, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD K MISE MIS B 87 v.1-3    Available
Description 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Note Compact discs.
"Original 1988 recording now featuring enhanced CD with video images"--Container.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo.
"Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg ; lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer ; original text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel ; additional material by James Fenton ; musical supervision and orchestrations by John Cameron ; adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn & John Caird"--Booklet.
Program notes, synopsis, and libretto included.
Contents Prologue -- Valjean's soliloquy (What have I done?) -- At the end of the day -- I dreamed a dream -- Lovely ladies -- Fantine's arrest -- The runaway cart -- Who am I? ; The trail -- Fantine's death -- The confrontation -- Castle on a cloud -- Master of the house -- The bargain ; The waltz of treachery -- Look down -- The robbery ; Javert's intervention (Another brawl) -- Stars -- Eponine's errand -- The ABC Cafe ; Red and black -- Do you hear the people sing? -- Rue Plumet ; In my life -- A heart full of love -- The attack on Rue Plumet -- One day more! -- At the barricade (Upon these stones) -- On my own -- Building the barricade -- Javert's arrival -- Little people -- A little fall of rain -- Night of anguish -- First attack -- Drink with me -- Bring him home -- Dawn of anguish -- The second attack (Death of Gavroche) -- The final battle -- The sewers ; Dog eats dog -- Javert's suicide -- Turning -- Empty chairs at empty tables -- Every day (Marius and Cosette) -- Valjean's confession -- The wedding chorale ; Beggars at the feast -- Epilogue (Finale).
Performer Starring Gary Morris as Jean Valjean, Philip Quast as Javert, and Debbie Byrne as Fantine ; supporting soloists ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Martin Koch, conductor.
Event Recorded Aug.-Oct. 1988, at CTS Studios, Wembley, Studio Eleven Eleven, Nashville, and Rhinoceros Studios, Sydney.
Subject Musicals.
Added Author Kretzmer, Herbert. Lyricist.
Boublil, Alain. Librettist. 1947-
Natel, Jean-Marc. Librettist.
Fenton, James, 1949- Librettist.
Cameron, John, 1944- Arranger.
Nunn, Trevor.
Caird, John.
Morris, Gary. Performer.
Quast, Philip. Performer.
Byrne, Debra, 1957- Performer.
Koch, Martin, (Musician. Conductor.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables.
Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England) Performer.
Added Title Misérables. English
Les misérables
ISBN 34.98
Standard No. 088561188726
Music No. 1887-2 First Night

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