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Broadway in a Box - The Essential Broadway Musicals

Broadway In A Box: Essential Broadway Musical / Va
Release Date: 09/11/2012 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 541695   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles StrouseCole PorterJohn KanderFrederick Loewe,   ... 
Performer:  Reid SheltonDorothy LoudonAndrea McArdlePatti LuPone,   ... 
Conductor:  Harold HastingsFranz AllersDonald PippinMilton Greene,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraStudio OrchestraOklahoma! Pit Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 25 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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You may be familiar with the songs “Some Enchanted Evening” and “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair” but did you know they are only two of the many hits from the musical South Pacific? And when you hear the name “Annie,” you may not think of the Broadway musical, but you’ve probably heard its hit song that begins “The sun will come out tomorrow”. . . . With BROADWAY IN A BOX, you’ll become acquainted with these classics and 23 other musicals that are essential to any great Broadway collection.The compact discs are packaged in mini sleeves featuring the original album cover art and are accompanied by a 60-page book packed with show descriptions, cast lists, musical numbers, recording session photos and
Read more more. From Oklahoma’s “Oh,What a Beautiful Mornin’ ” to “Last Midnight” from Into the Woods, BROADWAY IN A BOX guarantees hours of listening pleasure and is the perfect introduction to the distinctive sound of Broadway musicals.

This set contains the following cast albums:

Annie (Original Broadway Cast)
Anything Goes (1987 Lincoln Center Theater Cast)
Cabaret (Original Broadway Cast)
Camelot (Original Broadway Cast)
Carousel (1965 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast)
Chicago (Original Broadway Cast)
A Chorus Line (Original Broadway Cast)
Company (Original Broadway Cast)
Fiddler on the Roof (Original Broadway Cast)
Guys and Dolls (1992 Broadway Cast)
Gypsy (Original Broadway Cast)
Hair (Original Broadway Cast)
Hello, Dolly! (Original Broadway Cast)
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Original Broadway Cast)
Into the Woods (Original Broadway Cast)
The King & I (1964 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast)
Man of La Mancha (2002 Broadway Cast)
My Fair Lady (Original Broadway Cast)
Oklahoma! (1979 Broadway Cast)
Oliver! (Original Broadway Cast)
Show Boat (1966 Music Theater of Lincoln Center Cast)
The Sound of Music (Original Broadway Cast)
South Pacific (Original Broadway Cast)
Sweeney Todd (Highlights) (Original Broadway Cast)
West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast)

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Works on This Recording

Annie by Charles Strouse
Performer:  Reid Shelton (Voice), Dorothy Loudon (Voice), Andrea McArdle (Voice)
Date of Recording: 04/25/1977 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, N 
Anything Goes by Cole Porter
Performer:  Patti LuPone (Voice), Howard McGillin (Voice)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1934 
Cabaret by John Kander
Performer:  Peg Murray (Voice), Bert Convy (Voice), Jill Haworth (Voice),
Lotte Lenya (Voice), Jack Gilford (Voice), Joel Grey (Voice),
Edward Winter (Voice)
Conductor:  Harold Hastings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Camelot by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  M'el Dowd (Voice), Roddy McDowall (Voice), Robert Goulet (Voice),
Richard Burton (Voice), Julie Andrews (Voice), Robert Coote (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Carousel by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jerry Orbach (Voice), Katherine Hilgenberg (Voice), Eileen Christy (Voice),
Susan Watson (Voice), John Raitt (Voice), Reid Shelton (Voice)
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/15/1965 
Venue:  Webster Hall, New York City 
Chicago the Musical by John Kander
Performer:  Barney Martin (Voice), Jerry Orbach (Voice), Gwen Verdon (Voice),
Chita Rivera (Voice), Richard Korthaze (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
A Chorus Line by Marvin Hamlisch
Performer:  Priscilla Lopez (Voice), Carole Bishop (Voice), Kay Cole (Voice),
Wayne Cilento (Voice), Nancy Lane (Voice), Renee Baughman (Voice),
Garland Patricia (Voice), Donna McKechnie (Voice)
Conductor:  Donald Pippin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1975; United States of Ame 
Company by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Barbara Barrie (Voice), Elaine Stritch (Voice), Dean Jones (Voice),
Beth Howland (Voice), Larry Kert (Voice), Charles Braswell (Voice)
Conductor:  Harold Hastings
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock
Performer:  Leonard Frey (Voice), Bert; Convy (Voice), Maria Karnilova (Voice),
Beatrice Arthur (Voice), Zero Mostel (Voice), Joanna Merlin (Voice),
Austin Pendleton (Voice), Julia Migenes (Voice)
Conductor:  Milton Greene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Guys and Dolls by Frank Loesser
Performer:  J. K. Simmons (Voice), Walter Bobbie (Voice), Josie De Guzman (Voice),
Nathan Lane (Voice), Peter Gallagher (Voice), Faith Prince (Voice),
Steve Ryan (Voice), John Carpenter (Voice), Ernie Sabella (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Gypsy by Jule Styne
Performer:  Gypsy Rose Lee (Voice), Jack Klugman (Voice), Jacqueline Mayro (Voice),
Ethel Merman (Voice), Karen Moore (Voice), Paul Wallace (Voice),
Sandra Church (Voice)
Conductor:  Milton Rosenstock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Hair, musical by Galt MacDermot
Performer:  Ronald Dyson (Voice), Marjorie LiPari (Voice), Suzannah Norstrand (Voice),
Zane Paul (Reeds), Zane Paul (), Donnie Burks (Voice),
Diane Keaton (Voice), Steve Gamet (Voice), Galt MacDermot (),
Jonathan Kramer (Voice), Hiram Keller (Voice), Natalie Mosco (Voice),
Lamont Washington (Voice), Walter Harris (Voice), Donald Leight (Trumpet),
Sally Eaton (Voice), Idris Muhammad (Drums), Lorrie Davis (Voice),
Alan Fontaine (Guitar), Steve Curry (Voice), Robert I. Rubinsky (Voice),
James Rado (Voice), Leata Galloway (Voice), Lynn Kellogg (Voice),
Melba Moore (Voice), Paul Jabara (Voice), Steve Gillette (Guitar),
Warren Chiasson (Percussion), Eddy Williams (Trumpet), Emmaretta Marks (Voice),
Shelley Plimpton (Voice), Gerome Ragni (Voice)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1967; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1968 
Venue:  RCA's Studio B, New York, NY 
Hello, Dolly! by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry; Dodge (Voice), Eileen Brennan (Voice), Carol Channing (Voice),
David Burns (Voice), Sondra Lee (Voice), Charles Nelson Reilly (Voice)
Conductor:  Shepard Coleman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Frank Loesser
Performer:  Bonnie Scott (Voice), Robert Morse (Voice), Rudy Vallee (Voice),
Virginia Martin (Voice), Charles Nelson Reilly (Voice)
Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Tom Aldredge (Voice), Joanna Gleason (Voice), Bernadette Peters (Voice),
Chip Zien (Voice), Robert Westenberg (Voice)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1987 
The King and I by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Risë Stevens (Mezzo Soprano), Darren Mcgavin (Voice), Lee Venora (Soprano),
Frank Porretta (Voice), Patricia Neway (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
The King and I: Getting to Know You by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Richard Kiley (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
The King and I: Hello, young lovers by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Richard Kiley (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
The King and I: A Puzzlement by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
The King and I: I have dreamed by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Tony Martin (Voice), Patrice Munsel (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
The King and I: I Whistle a Happy Tune by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Dinah Shore (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Man of La Mancha by Mitchell Leigh
Performer:  Brian Stokes Mitchell (Baritone), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
My Fair Lady by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Robert Coote (Voice), Stanley Holloway (Voice), Julie Andrews (Voice),
Rex Harrison (Voice), John Michael King (Voice), Philippa Bevans (Voice)
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Philip Rash (Voice), Harry Groener (Voice), Christine Andreas (Voice),
Nick Jolley (Voice), Christine Ebersole (Voice), Bruce Adler (Voice),
Laurence Guittard (Voice), Mary Wickes (Voice), Martin Vidnovic (Voice),
Stephen Crain (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oklahoma! Pit Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 52 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Oliver! by Lionel Bart
Performer:  Georgia Brown (Voice), Clive Revill (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; United Kingdom 
Show Boat by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Allyn Ann McLerie (Voice), Rosetta Le Noire (Voice), William Warfield (Baritone),
Constance Towers (Voice), Barbara Cook (Voice), Stephen Douglas (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
The Sound of Music by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Lauri Peters (Voice), Nan McFarland (Voice), John Randolph (Voice),
Mary Martin (Voice), Theodore Bikel (Voice), Muriel O'Malley (Voice),
Patricia Neway (Soprano), Elizabeth Howell (Voice), Kathy Dunn (Voice),
Marilyn Rodgers (Voice), Karen Shepard (Voice), William Snowden (Voice),
Joseph Stewart (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass), Mary Martin (Voice), Juanita Hall (Voice)
Conductor:  Salvatore Dell'Isola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Len Cariou (Voice), Cris Groenendaal (Voice), Joaquin Romaguera (Voice),
Betsy Joslyn (Voice), Merle Louise (Voice), Richard Warren Pugh (Voice),
Kenneth Jennings (Voice), Skip Harris (Voice), Robert Ousley (Voice),
Edmund Lyndeck (Voice), Frank Kopyc (Voice), Carole Doscher (Voice),
Sarah Rice (Voice), Jack Eric Williams (Voice), Angela Lansbury (Voice),
Victor Garber (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York, NY 
Length: 99 Minutes 26 Secs. 
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Marilyn Cooper (Soprano), Mickey Calin (Tenor), Carol Lawrence (Soprano),
Ken Le Roy (Voice), Chita Rivera (Soprano), Larry Kert (Tenor),
Reri Grist (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus,  Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957  
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC  

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