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Hello, Dolly! / Original London Cast (Mary Martin)

Original London Cast
Release Date: 08/05/2008 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 48849  
Composer:  Jerry Herman
Performer:  Coco RamirezMark AldenJohnny BeecherLoring Smith,   ... 
Conductor:  Alyn Ainsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.

Principal cast includes: Mary Martin and Loring Smith.

Alyn Ainsworth, conductor; orchestrations by Philip J. Lang.

Recorded December 5, 1965, in London, England; produced by Hugh Mendl.

Never before released on CD or in any other digital format, the London “Drury Lane” cast recording of Hello, Dolly! has been unavailable since the LP era, when it was briefly released in the US in 1966. The recording, made on December 5, 1965 in London, features Mary Martin in the title role, with Loring Smith and other members of the original London cast, with Alyn Ainsworth conducting. The London production of Hello, Dolly! ran for 794 performances at the Theatre
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1. Prologue - Orchestra
2. I Put My Hand In - Mary Martin
3. It Takes A Woman - Loring Smith
4. Put On Your Sunday Clothes - Garrett Lewis / Johnny Beecher / Mary Martin / Beverlee Weir / Mark Alden
5. Ribbons Down My Back - Marilynn Lovell
6. Motherhood - Mary Martin / Marilynn Lovell / Coco Ramirez
7. Dancing - Mary Martin / Garrett Lewis / Johnny Beecher / Marilynn Lovell
8. Before The Parade Passes By - Mary Martin
9. Elegance - Marilynn Lovell / Garrett Lewis / Coco Ramirez / Johnny Beecher
10. Hello, Dolly! - Mary Martin
11. It Only Takes A Moment - Garrett Lewis / Marilynn Lovell
12. So Long Dearie - Mary Martin
13. Finale - Loring Smith / Mary Martin
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Works on This Recording

Hello, Dolly! by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Coco Ramirez (Voice), Mark Alden (Voice), Johnny Beecher (Voice),
Loring Smith (Voice), Mary Martin (Voice), Garrett Lewis (Voice),
Beverlee Weir (Voice), Marilynn Lovell (Voice)
Conductor:  Alyn Ainsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1965 
Venue:  West Hampstead Studios, London 

Featured Sound Samples

Hello, Dolly!: Dancing
Put On Your Sunday Clothes

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  4 Customer Reviews )
 Why is this no longer available April 25, 2017 By STEPHEN J C. See All My Reviews "I too would like to know why this title is out of print please reply" Report Abuse
 Why is this title currently unavailable???? August 29, 2016 By Mark Andrew Lawrence See All My Reviews "Isn't Arkivmusic supposed to keep out of print albums in circulations? Especially this version of HELLO DOLLY which never had an official CD release? I would like a response, please." Report Abuse
 Mary Martin...Great Dolly June 4, 2013 By Gary B. (Trenton, NJ) See All My Reviews "I was always impressed with Mary Martin. I have been wanting a copy of this version on CD...I have the record. Overall I like this version better that the Channing version. Mary Martin somehow captures the role in a way Channing couldn't. She is a class act. I highly recommend this version of the show." Report Abuse
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