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2 LPs on 1 CD: THE MERRY WIDOW (1945)/THE STUDENT PRINCE (1950).
THE MERRY WIDOW composed by Franz Lehar. Lyrics written by Adrian Ross. THE STUDENT PRINCE composed by Sigmund Romberg. Lyrics written by Dorothy Donnelly.
Principal casts include: Kitty Carlisle, Wilbur Evans, Felix Knight, Lisette Verea, Lauritz Melchior, Jane Wilson, Lee Sweetland, Gloria Lane.
Recorded on December 20-21, 1943 & April 27-28, 1950. Originally released on Decca 10" LPs. Includes liner notes by Eric Meyers.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
1. Overture / Girls, Girls, Girls / Vilia / Maxim's / Can Can / Merry Widow Waltz
2. In Marsovia
4. Finale Of Act 1
5. Down In Dear Old Marsovia / Folk Dance
6. Vilia - Performer: Kitty Carlisle (Singer)
8. Love In My Heart
9. Finale Act Of Act Ii
10. Girl's Of Maxim's, The
11. I Love You So / Merry Widow Waltz, The - Performer: Kitty Carlisle (Singer)
12. Finale - Performer: Kitty Carlisle (Singer), Wilbur Evans (Singer), Felix Knight (Singer)
13. Overture / Deep In My Heart / Serenade / Students Marching Song
14. Golden Days - Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Singer)
15. Students Marching Song - Performer: Jane Wilson (Singer)
16. Drink, Drink, Drink - Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Singer)
17. Deep In My Heart, Dear - Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Singer), Jane Wilson (Singer)
18. Serenade - Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Singer)
19. Just We Two - Performer: Gloria Lane (Singer)
20. Finale / Golden Days / Gaudeamus / Serenade / Deep In My Heart, Dear - Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Singer), Jane Wilson (Singer)
Works on This Recording
Die lustige Witwe by Franz Lehár
Wilbur Evans (Voice),
Kitty Carlisle (Voice),
Felix Knight (Voice)
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria
Student Prince by Sigmund Romberg
Jane Wilson (Voice),
Lauritz Melchior (Tenor),
Gloria Lane (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924; USA
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