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Bells are ringing : a musical play

Title
Bells are ringing : a musical play / book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; music by Jule Styne.
Author
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994
Publication
  • [New York] : Stratford Music Corp., [1957]
  • New York : Chappell & Co : G. Schirmer, [1957]
  • ©1957

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Notated musicUse in library *MS Amer. (Styne. Bells are ringing)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

Details

Additional Authors
  • Comden, Betty
  • Green, Adolph
Description
1 vocal score (144 pages); 30 cm
Summary
The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The main character was based on Mary Printz, who worked for Green's answering service. Three of the show's tunes, "Long Before I Knew You," "Just in Time," and "The Party's Over", became popular standards.
Uniform Title
Bells are ringing. Vocal score
Alternative Title
  • Bells are ringing.
  • Theatre Guild presents Bells are ringing
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Vocal scores.
Note
  • At head of title: The Theatre Guild presents.
Contents
  • Act I. Overture -- Opening (Bells are ringing) -- It's a perfect relationship -- Mambo montage -- Independent -- You've got to do it -- It's a simple little system -- Change of scene -- Change of scene -- Is it a crime -- Typewriter incidental -- Helo, hello there -- I met a girl -- Change of scene -- Change of scene -- Long before I knew you.
  • Act II. Entr'acte -- Perfect relationship (waltz) -- Mu-cha-cha -- Change of scene -- Just in time -- Party scene incidental -- Drop that name -- The party's over -- Salzburg -- Night club incidental -- The Midas touch -- Long before I knew you reprise and incidental -- I'm going back -- Finale -- Curtain music -- Exit music.
Call Number
*MS-Amer. (Styne. Bells are ringing)
ISBN
  • 0881880051
  • 9780881880052
OCLC
8172559
Author
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994, composer.
Title
Bells are ringing : a musical play / book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; music by Jule Styne.
Publisher
[New York] : Stratford Music Corp., [1957]
Distributor
New York : Chappell & Co : G. Schirmer, [1957]
Copyright Date
©1957
Type of Content
notated music
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Added Author
Comden, Betty, lyricist.
Green, Adolph, lyricist.
Publisher No.
5062 Stratford Music Corp.
Research Call Number
*MS Amer. (Styne. Bells are ringing)
*MS-Amer. (Styne. Bells are ringing)
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