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Author Flaherty, Stephen, composer.

Title Once on this island : original cast recording / book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ; music by Stephen Flaherty.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : RCA Victor, [1990]
New York, N.Y. : Manufactured and distributed by BMG Music

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 Talbott Media  CD 21454    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 audio disc (71 min., 2 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011102
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
plastic metal
Description digital
1.4 m/s
audio file
CD audio
Note Based on: My love, my love, by Rosa Guy.
Language Sung in English.
Performer Jerry Dixon, Andrea Frierson, Sheila Gibbs, La Chanze, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Gerry McIntyre, Afi McClendon, Milton Craig Nealy, Nikki Rene, Eric Riley, Keith Tyrone, Fuschia Walker, Ellis E. Williams, vocals ; orchestra ; Steve Marzullo, musical director.
Event Recorded 1990 July 11-13 BMG Studio C, New York City.
Note Title from disc label.
Program notes by Bill Rosenfield and libretto (32 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container.
Contents We dance -- One small girl -- Waiting for life -- And the gods heard her prayer ; Rain -- Pray -- Forever yours -- The sad tale of the Beauxhommes -- Ti Moune -- Mama will provide -- Some say -- The human heart -- Pray (reprise) -- Some girls -- The ball -- Ti Moune's dance -- When we are wed -- Forever yours (reprise) -- A part of us -- Why we tell the story.
Subject Musicals.
Social classes -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Caribbean Area -- Drama.
Caribbean Area -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships.
Social classes.
Caribbean Area.
Genre/Form Drama.
Original cast recordings.
Original cast recordings.
Studio recordings.
Added Author Ahrens, Lynn, librettist, lyricist.
Dixon, Jerry, singer.
Frierson, Andrea, singer.
Gibbs, Sheila, singer.
LaChanze, singer.
Lewis-Evans, Kecia, singer.
McIntyre, Gerry, singer.
McClendon, Afi, singer.
Nealy, Milton Craig, singer.
Rene, Nikki, singer.
Riley, Eric, singer.
Tyrone, Keith, singer.
Walker, Fuschia, singer.
Williams, Ellis E., singer.
Marzullo, Steve, conductor.
Rosenfield, Bill, writer of added commentary.
Musical theatre adaptation of (work): Guy, Rosa. My love, my love.
Container of (work): Flaherty, Stephen. Once on this island.
Standard No. 090266059522
Music No. 60595-2-RC RCA Victor