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Author Coleman, Cy.

Title Barnum : original Broadway cast recording / [music by Cy Coleman ; lyrics by Michael Stewart ; book by Mark Bramble].

Publication Info. New York, NY : Columbia Broadway Masterworks, [2002]

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Description 1 audio disc (64 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 010312
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital
1.4 m/s
digital recording
Note Orchestrations by Hershy Kay; vocal arrangements by Cy Coleman and Jeremy Stone.
Performer Jim Dale (Phineas Taylor Barnum); Glenn Close (Chairy Barnum); Marianne Tatum (Jenny Lind); Terri White (Joice Heth); Leonard John Crofoot (Tom Thumb); William C. Witter (Ringmaster/Julius Goldschmidt/James A. Bailey); supporting cast; orchestra; Peter Howard, conductor.
Event Recorded May 26-30, 1980, Columbia 52nd Street Studios, New York City.
Note Originally released as JS 36576, July 6, 1980; and as CK 36576.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Cy Coleman and Jim Dale, and synopsis ([12] p. : ill.) in container.
Contents Overture chase (1:04) -- There is a sucker born ev'ry minute (2:25) -- Humble beginnings chase (:30) -- Thank God I'm old (2:31) -- The colors of my life : part I (2:47) -- The colors of my life : part II (1:54) -- One brick at a time (3:24) -- Museum song (1:50) -- Female of the species chase (:37) -- I like your style (3:18) -- Bigger isn't better (3:55) -- Love makes such fools of us all (3:20) -- Midway chase (:41) -- Out there (2:15) -- Come follow the band (3:51) -- Black and white (5:05) -- The colors of my life : (reprise) (1:37) -- The prince of humbug (1:42) -- Join the circus (5:51) -- Finale chase (:12) -- The final event : There is a sucker born ev'ry minute : (reprise) (1:30) -- Previously unreleased bonus tracks: Come follow the band (5:03) -- At least I tried (2:11) -- So little time (2:14) -- Join the circus (3:09).
Subject Musicals -- Excerpts.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 -- Drama.
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891.
Genre/Form Drama.
Subject Musicals.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Sound recordings.
Added Author Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987, lyricist.
Bramble, Mark, librettist.
Kay, Hershy, arranger.
Stone, Jeremy, 1949- arranger.
Dale, Jim, performer.
Close, Glenn, 1947- performer.
Tatum, Marianne, performer.
White, Terri, performer.
Crofoot, Leonard, performer.
Witter, William C., performer.
Howard, Peter, 1927-2008, conductor.
Added Title Barnum. Selections
Note Title on container: Jim Dale in Barnum
Music No. SK 89999 Columbia Broadway Masterworks
JS 36576 Columbia
CK 36576 Columbia