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Author Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.

Title Candide : a comic operetta in two acts / Leonard Bernstein ; book by Hugh Wheeler ; based on the satire by Voltaire ; lyrics by Richard Wilbur ; with additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John LaTouche, Dorothy Parker, Lillian Hellman and Leonard Bernstein ; orchestrations by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay ; musical continuity and additional orchestrations by John Mauceri.

Imprint [New York] : Jalni Publications : Boosey & Hawkes, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.81 BERN CAN    Available
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.81 BERN CAN    Available
Edition Scottish Opera ed. of the opera-house version (1989).
Description 1 vocal score ([xvi], 289, [10] pages) : facsimiles ; 31 cm
notated music ntm rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Edited from performance materials for the composer's 1989 Deutsche Grammophon recording and from mss. at the Library of Congress.
"This score incorporates the composer's final intentions regarding Candide. The engraving of this score is based on Leonard Bernstein's conducting score for his 1989 Deutsche Grammophon recording of Candide, as well as the orchestra material used in that recording, and the manuscripts of Leonard Bernstein at the Library of Congress."--Page [iii].
Includes pref. and information on the 1989 Scottish Opera performance and the 1989 Deutsche Grammophon recording.
Information on other major productions and versions of Candide follows score.
Contents Westphalia chorale -- Life is happiness indeed -- Life is absolute perfection -- The best of all possible worlds -- Universal good -- Oh, happy we -- It must be so (Candide's first meditation) -- Candide's lament -- Dear boy -- Auto-da-fé -- Candide continues his travels/It must be me (Candide's second meditation) -- Glitter and be gay -- You were dead, you know -- I am easily assimilated -- Quartet finale -- My love (Governor's serenade) -- Maximilian's reprise -- Quiet -- Alleluia -- Ballad of Eldorado -- Words, words, words (Martin's laughing song) -- Bon voyage -- The kings' barcarolle -- Money, money, money -- We are women -- What's the use -- The Venice gavotte -- Nothing more than this -- Make our garden grow.
Subject Musicals -- Vocal scores with piano.
Added Author Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987. Librettist.
Wilbur, Richard, 1921- Lyricist.
Voltaire, 1694-1778. Candide.
Added Title Candide. Vocal score
ISBN 9780634046766
Music No. VSB 161 Boosey & Hawkes

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