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Author Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986.

Title House of flowers [sound recording] : Broadway cast recording.

Imprint New York, NY : Sony Classical/Columbia/Legacy : Columbia Broadway Masterworks, p2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    K HOUS HF B57CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (67 min., 20 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 010720
Note Music by Harold Arlen ; lyrics by Truman Capote ; orchestrations, Ted Royal.
Originally released as ML 4969 in 1955; includes some previously unreleased material.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Didier Deutsch and Howard Kissel, and synopsis (11 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Overture -- Waitin' -- One man (ain't quite enough) -- A sleepin' bee -- Smellin' of vanilla (Bamboo cage) -- House of flowers -- Two ladies in de shade of de banana tree -- What is a friend for? -- Mardi Gras waltz -- I never has seen snow -- Can I leave off wearing my shoes? -- Has I let you down? -- Slide, boy, slide -- Don't like goodbyes -- The turtle song -- Bonus tracks. Mardi Gras waltz (Percy Faith and his orchestra; recorded Jan. 27, 1955, originally released as CL 640, Mar. 7, 1955) ; Two ladies in de shade of de banana tree (Enid Mosier; recorded June 7, 1956, originally released as CL 928, Nov. 12, 1956) ; Ottilie and the bee (Truman Capote; originally released as ML 4969 [sic], Jan. 17, 1955) ; A sleepin' bee (demo recording to Truman Capote) (Harold Arlen).
Performer Starring Pearl Bailey; with supporting cast; Jerry Arlen, conductor.
Event Recorded at CBS 30th Street Studios, Jan. 9, 1955.
Subject Musicals.
Added Author Capote, Truman, 1924-1984. Lyricist.
Royal, Ted, 1904-1981. Arranger.
Bailey, Pearl. Performer.
Arlen, Jerry. Conductor.
Standard No. 696998685727
Music No. SK 86857 Sony Classical/Columbia/Legacy

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