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Author Sondheim, Stephen.

Title Pacific overtures [electronic resource] : the new Broadway cast recording / [music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by John Weidman ; additional material by Hugh Wheeler ; orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick].

Imprint Bronxville, NY : PS Classics : Distributed by Image Entertainment, p2005.


Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (01 hr., 19 min., 22 sec.))
Playing Time 011922
Contents Prologue -- The advantages of floating in the middle of the sea -- "Kayama Yesaemon. A samurai, but one of little consequence" -- There is no other way -- Four black dragons -- "Disaster! The Americans insist upon landing" -- Chrysanthemum tea -- "My Lord Governor of Uraga, you have saved my life" -- Poems -- Welcome to Kanagawa -- March to the treaty house -- Someone in a tree -- "Whatever happened inside the treaty house--" -- Please hello! -- A bowler hat -- Pretty lady -- Next -- Bonus track: Prayers.
Performer Roundabout Theatre Company production, starring B.D. Wong; instrumental ensemble; Paul Gemignani, conductor.
Event Recorded Feb. 1, 2005, at the Hit Factory, New York City.
Note Description based on hard copy version record.
Subject Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858 -- Drama.
United States Naval Expedition to Japan (1852-1854) -- Drama.
Japan -- History -- Restoration, 1853-1870 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Downloadable audio file.
Added Author Weidman, John, 1946- Librettist.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987. Librettist.
Tunick, Jonathan. Arranger.
Wong, B. D. Performer.
Gemignani, Paul. Conductor.
Roundabout Theatre Company. Performer.
Other Form: Source record: Sondheim, Stephen. Pacific overtures. Bronxville, NY : PS Classics : Distributed by Image Entertainment, p2005 (OCoLC)60660994
Standard No. 803607052829
Music No. PS52800 PS Classics

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