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Title The boy friend : original London cast.

Publication Info. [United Kingdom] : Sepia, [2005]

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Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical 1.4 m/s stereo
audio file
CD audio
Note Musical comedy; book, music and lyrics by Sandy Wilson.
Includes selections from earlier musicals that inspired Wilson.
Performer In tracks 1-16: Anne Rogers, Anthony Hayes, Maria Charles, Denise Hirst, Joan Sterndale Bennett, with other singers ; Stan Edwards, piano. In tracks 15-16: The London Orchestra. In tracks 17-18: Savoy Orpheans. In track 19: George Olsen and his Music. In track 20: Roger Wolfe and his orchestra. In tracks 21-22: Ivy Tresmand, Stanley Holloway, vocals ; London Hippodrome Orchestra ; Joseph Tunbridge, conductor. In tracks 23-30: variously Irene Browne, Binnie Hale, Seymour Beard, Joseph Coyne, George Grossmith, vocals ; Palace Theatre Orchestra ; Percival Mackey, conductor.
Event Recorded February 17 & 23, 1954, in London (tracks 1-14), September 1954 (tracks 15-16), and March 18, 1925-November1927, principally in London (tracks 17-30).
Note Title from disc label.
Program notes by Rexton S. Bunnett, credits, and track list (10 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Contents Boy friend. Overture ; Perfect young ladies ; The boy friend ; Won't you Charleston with me? ; Fancy forgetting ; I could be happy with you ; Sur la plage ; A room in Bloomsbury ; It's nicer in Nice ; The Riviera ; It's never too late to fall in love ; Carnival tango ; Poor little pierrette ; The boy friend/I could be happy with you (reprise) / Sandy Wilson -- The boy friend. Selection part 1 ; Selection part 2 / Sandy Wilson -- Girl friend. Selection part 1 ; Selection part 2 ; The girl friend ; Mountain greenery / Rodgers ; Hart -- Hit the deck. Fancy me just meeting you / Youmans ; Weston ; Lee -- Hit the deck. Sometimes I'm happy / Youmans ; Caesar -- No, no, Nanette. Too many rings around Rosie ; I've confessed to the breeze ; I want to be happy ; No, no, Nanette ; Tea for two ; You can dance with any girl at all ; Where has my hubby gone blues ; Take a little one-step / Youmans ; Caesar ; Harbach.
Subject Musicals.
Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Genre/Form Excerpts.
Sound recordings.
Original cast recordings.
Added Author Wilson, Sandy, 1924-2014, composer, librettist, lyricist.
Rogers, Anne, 1933- vocalist.
Hayes, Anthony (Actor), vocalist.
Charles, Maria, 1929- vocalist.
Hirst, Denise, vocalist.
Bennett, Joan, 1910-1990, vocalist.
Tresmand, Ivy, vocalist.
Holloway, Stanley, vocalist.
Browne, Irene, 1896-1965, vocalist.
Hale, Binnie, vocalist.
Beard, Seymour, vocalist.
Coyne, Joseph, 1867-1941, vocalist.
Grossmith, George, 1874-1935, vocalist.
Edwards, Stan, instrumentalist.
Tunbridge, Joseph A., conductor.
Kahn, Roger Wolfe, 1907-1962, conductor.
Olsen, George, 1893-1971, conductor.
Mackey, Percival, conductor.
Bunnett, Rex, writer of added commentary.
Container of (work): Wilson, Sandy, 1924-2014. Boy friend.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Girl friend. Selections.
Container of (work): Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Hit the deck. Fancy me just meeting you.
Container of (work): Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Hit the deck. Sometimes I'm happy.
Container of (work): Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. No, no, Nanette. Selections.
London Orchestra, instrumentalist.
London Hippodrome Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Savoy Orpheans, instrumentalist.
Palace Theatre (London, England). Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Standard No. 5055122110422
Music No. 1042 Sepia