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Author Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990-

Title On the town : a musical comedy in two acts / Leonard Bernstein ; book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; book based on an idea of Jerome Robbins ; orchestrations by Leonard Bernstein ... [et al. ; Charles Harmon and David Israel, editors].

Imprint [New York?] : Boosey & Hawkes : Leonard Bernstein Music Pub. Co. ; Milwaukee, WI : dist. by Hal Leonard, 1997, c1977.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage    782.81 BERN ONT    Available
Description 1 vocal score ([14], 225 p.) : 1 facsim. ; 31 cm.
Playing Time 022000
Note Accompaniment arranged for piano.
"The engraving of this score is based on Leonard Bernstein's conducting score for his 1960 Columbia recording of On the town, and the score and orchestra material used in the 1992 Deutsche Grammophon recording under Michael Tilson Thomas, which was prepared with the participation of Betty Comden and Adolph Green"--Prelim. p. 3.
Duration: 140:00.
Includes pref. by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, notes on the characters, vocal ranges, and instrumentation, and production credits and cast lists.
Publisher's nos.: VSBO192., VSB0192, MO51969203; distributor's no.: 00450031.
Contents Overture. act one. I feel like I'm not out of bed yet -- New York, New York -- Chase music -- Gabey's comin' -- Presentation of Miss Turnstiles -- Chase music -- Come up to my place -- Chase music -- Carried away -- Carried away encore -- Chase music -- Lonely town -- High school girls -- Lonely town pas de deux -- Lonely two choral -- Carnegie Hall pavane -- I understand (one vers) -- Carried away tag -- I can cook too -- I can cook too encore -- Lucky to be me -- Lucky to be me incidental -- Times Square ballet : finale, act one -- Entr'acte.
act two. So long, baby -- I wish i was dead -- I understand (recitative) -- Conga cabana -- I wish I was dead (Spanish) -- Ya got me -- Ya got me encore -- I understand (recitative) -- Slam bang blues (dixieland) -- I understand (Pitkin's song) -- Chase music -- Subway ride and imaginary Coney Island -- The great lover display himself -- Pas de deux -- Some other time -- The real Coney Island -- Finale, act II -- Bow music -- Exit music.
Subject Musicals -- Vocal scores with piano.
Added Author Comden, Betty. Librettist. Lyricist.
Green, Adolph. Librettist. Lyricist.
Robbins, Jerome.
Harmon, Charlie. Editor.
Israel, David. Editor.
Added Title On the town. Vocal score
Music No. M051969203 Leonard Bernstein Music
VSB 192 Boosey & Hawkes
VSBO192 Boosey & Hawkes
00450031 Hal Leonard

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