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Sondheim: Pacific Overtures / Original Broadway Cast Recording

Pacific Overtures / O.c.r.
Release Date: 05/31/2011 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 790649  
Composer:  Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Yuki ShimodaIsao SatoErnest HaradaAlvin Ing,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of Stephen Sondheim’s most distinctive musicals in collaboration with director Harold Prince, this often-overlooked masterpiece deftly imagines – from the Japanese point of view – the fascinating, sometimes heartbreaking culture clash of the first modern contact between Imperial Japan and the West.

Winner of two Tony Awards® and Grammy®- nominated for Best Cast Show Album

"The lyrics are totally Western and – as is the custom with Mr. Sondheim – devilish, wittily and delightfully clever. Mr. Sondheim is the most remarkable man in the Broadway musical today – and here he shows it victoriously.” – Clive Barnes, The New York Times
One of Stephen Sondheim’s most distinctive musicals in collaboration with director Harold Prince, this often-overlooked masterpiece deftly imagines – from the Japanese point of view – the fascinating, sometimes heartbreaking culture clash of the first modern contact between Imperial Japan and the West.

Winner of two Tony Awards® and Grammy®- nominated for Best Cast Show Album

"The lyrics are totally Western and – as is the custom with Mr. Sondheim – devilish, wittily and delightfully clever. Mr. Sondheim is the most remarkable man in the Broadway musical today – and here he shows it victoriously.” – Clive Barnes, The New York Times
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Works on This Recording

1. Pacific Overtures by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Yuki Shimoda (Voice), Isao Sato (Voice), Ernest Harada (Voice),
Alvin Ing (Voice), Mako (Voice), Mark Hsu Syers (Voice),
Freda Foh Shen (Voice), Sab Shimono (Voice), James Dybas (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra

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