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Good Renditions

Rogers / Hammerstein / Porter / Kern
Release Date: 05/27/2014 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3301   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Cole PorterJerome KernFrank LoesserGeorge Forrest,   ... 
Performer:  William PowersWilliam C. Billingham
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Born to Dance: I've got you under my skin by Cole Porter
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Very Warm for May: All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
Mamma, Mamma (for The Most Happy Fella) by Frank Loesser
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1956 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4.
Roberta: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Jerome Kern
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5.
The Olive Tree, song (for Kismet) by George Forrest
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Written: 1953 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Colorado Trail by Traditional
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
7.
The Green-Eyed Dragon, for voice & piano by Wolseley Charles
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8.
O That It Were So, for voice & piano, H. 105 by Frank Bridge
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1912 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9.
I won't send roses by Jerry Herman
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
10.
Deep Purple by Peter De Rose
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934/1939; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11.
Alice Blue Gown by Harry Tierney
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12.
Mah Lindy Lou by Lily Theresa Strickland
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
13.
Young And Foolish by Albert Hague
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
14.
A Hymn To Him by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
15.
Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddles by Walter G. Samuels
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
16.
The Band Wagon: Dancing in the dark by Arthur Schwartz
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
17.
South Pacific: Some enchanted evening by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
18.
Paint Your Wagon: They Call the Wind Maria by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
19.
Me and Juliet: The big black giant by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  William Powers (Bass Baritone), William C. Billingham (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The King and I: I Have Dreamed - Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream
Born to Dance: I've Got You Under My Skin
Very Warm for May: All the Things You Are
The Most Happy Fella: Mama, Mama
Roberta: Act II: Smoke gets in your eyes
Kismet: The Olive Tree
Colorado Trail (arr. M. Katz for bass-baritone and piano)
The Green-Eyed Dragon
O that it were so
Mack and Mabel: I Won't Send Roses
Deep Purple
Irene: Alice Blue Gown
Mah Lindy Lou
Plain and Fancy: Young and Foolish
My Fair Lady: A Hymn To Him
Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddles: Take me back to my boots and saddles
The Band Wagon: Dancing in the Dark
South Pacific: Some Enchanted Evening
Paint Your Wagon: They Call the Wind Maria
Me and Juliet: Big Black Giant

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