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Follies In Concert / Gemignani, Albanese, Stritch, Burnett, Cook, Callaway

Follies In Concert / O.b.c.r.
Release Date: 10/24/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 795374   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Lee RemickErie MillsAdolph GreenMandy Patinkin,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul GemignaniCarlo SavinaJacques Mercier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Despite an initial Broadway run of little more than a year, and the release of an original cast album which had severely edited and misrepresented the score, Stephen Sondheim’s Follies was revered by a small, but enthusiastic segment of theatergoers.Thirteen years after its Broadway run, the New York Philharmonic’s two performances of FOLLIES IN CONCERT finally gave one of Sondheim’s most ravishing scores its complete due, and revealed the previously neglected show as a masterwork of the American musical theater. Featuring an all-star cast recruited by the composer, FOLLIES IN CONCERT quickly passed into theatrical legend and is now referred to in the same manner as a major historical event. FOLLIES IN CONCERT is newly available in an Read more eco-friendly, 2-CD softpack, which also includes Stephen Sondheim’s score to the film Stavisky. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Follies by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Lee Remick (Voice), Erie Mills (Soprano), Adolph Green (Tenor),
Mandy Patinkin (Tenor), Liz Callaway (Voice), Betty Comden (Voice),
Licia Albanese (Soprano), Elaine Stritch (Voice), Barbara Cook (Voice),
Carol Burnett (Voice), George Hearn (Baritone), Daisy Prince (Voice),
Arthur Rubin (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Written: 1971 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  Lincoln Center, New York City 
2.
Stavisky by Stephen Sondheim
Conductor:  Carlo Savina,  Jacques Mercier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974 

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