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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Principal cast includes: Joel Grey, Florence Lacey, and Ron Holgate.
Wally Harper, conductor.
Opening on Broadway on February 5, 1979, The Grand Tour marked Herman’s return to Broadway after almost a decade away. It features Joel Grey, Florence Lacey and Ron Holgate in an adaptation of S.N. Behrman's play Jacobowsky and the Colonel. The Grand Tour secured three Tony nominations including one for Best Original Score. The original cast recording was made February 5, 1979 in Webster Hall, with Wally Harper conducting and Herman and Mike Berniker producing.
Recorded February 5, 1979, in Webster Hall, New York, NY.
Producers: Jerry Herman and Mike
1. Overture - Orchestra
2. I'll Be Here Tomorrow - Joel Grey
3. For Poland - Ronald Holgate / Joel Grey / Chorus
4. I Belong Here - Florence Lacey
5. Marianne - Ronald Holgate
6. We're Almost There - Florence Lacey / Stephen Vinovich / Joel Grey / Ronald Holgate / Travis Hudson / Gene Varrone / Passengers
7. More And More/Less And Less - Florence Lacey / Ronald Holgate
8. One Extraordinary Thing - Joel Grey / Florence Lacey / Ronald Holgate
9. Mrs. S.L. Jacobowsky - Joel Grey
10. Wedding Conversation / Mazeltov - Joel Grey / Gene Varrone
11. I Think, I Think - Ronald Holgate
12. Marianne (Reprise) - Joel Grey
13. You I Like - Joel Grey / Ronald Holgate
14. I Belong Here (Reprise) / I'll Be Here Tomorrow (Reprise) - Florence Lacey / Joel Grey
15. You I Like (Reprise) - Chorus
Works on This Recording
The Grand Tour by Jerry Herman
Chevi Colton (Voice),
Travis Hudson (Voice),
Florence Lacey (Voice),
Joel Grey (Voice),
Ronald Holgate (Voice),
Stephen Vinovich (Voice),
Gene Varrone (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1979; USA
Venue: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York
More And More/Less And Less
I'll Be Here Tomorrow (Reprise)
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
Fantastic Recording November 10, 2012
By N. Brown (Staten Island, NY) See All My Reviews
"Great Jerry Herman score. The performers are all top-notch and the music is hummable."