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Dear World / Original Broadway Cast

Original Broadway Cast
Release Date: 08/05/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 59995  
Composer:  Jerry Herman
Performer:  Carmen MathewsMilo O'SheaAngela LansburyZale Kessler,   ... 
Conductor:  Donald Pippin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 47 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.

Principal cast includes: Angela Lansbury, Jane Connell, Carmen Mathews, Milo O’Shea, Kurt Peterson, and Pamela Hall.

Don Pippin, conductor.

Recorded February 9, 1969, in Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY.
Producer: Thomas Z. Shepard

A disappointing failure when it finally opened on Broadway, Dear World –- a musical version of Jean Giraudoux’s The Madwoman of Chaillot –- includes one of Herman’s most lyrical scores and developed a cult following by way of its original cast recording. Dear World features Angela Lansbury (who won her second Tony for her performance), Jane Connell, Carmen Mathews, and Milo O’Shea. When Dear World opened at
Read more Broadway's Mark Hellinger Theatre on February 6, 1969, Herman became the only composer-lyricist in history to have three productions running simultaneously on the Great White Way. This digital release includes a bonus track of Jerry Herman playing “And I Was Beautiful.”

Tracks:
1. Act I: Overture - Orchestra
2. The Spring Of Next Year - Joe Masiell / William Larsen / Clifford Fearl / Charles Karel / Zale Kessler / Charles Welch
3. Each Tomorrow Morning - Angela Lansbury / Ensemble
4. I Don't Want To Know - Angela Lansbury
5. I've Never Said I Love You - Pamela Hall
6. Garbage - Milo O'Shea / Angela Lansbury / Jane Connell / Carmen Mathews / Ensemble
7. Dear World - Angela Lansbury / Ensemble
8. Act II: Ballet: "I don't want to know" - Orchestra
9. Kiss Her Now - Angela Lansbury
10. The Tea Party - Carmen Mathews / Angela Lansbury / Jane Connell
11. And I Was Beautiful - Angela Lansbury
12. Each Tomorrow Morning (Reprise) - Kurt Peterson
13. One Person - Angela Lansbury / Ensemble
14. Finale - Company
15. And I Was Beautiful (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman
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Works on This Recording

1.
Dear World by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Carmen Mathews (Voice), Milo O'Shea (Voice), Angela Lansbury (Voice),
Zale Kessler (Voice), Clifford Fearl (Voice), William Larsen (Voice),
Joe Masiell (Voice), Charles Karel (Voice), Charles Welch (Voice),
Pamela Hall (Voice), Jane Connell (Voice), Kurt Peterson (Voice)
Conductor:  Donald Pippin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/09/1969 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York 
2.
Dear World: And I Was Beautiful by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Voice), Jerry Herman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 

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