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Kismet a musical Arabian night

Title
Kismet [sound recording] : a musical Arabian night / music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest ; book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis.
Author
Wright, Robert, 1914-2005.
Publication
New York, NY : Sony Broadway, p1991.

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Additional Authors
  • Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887.
  • Forrest, George, 1915-1999.
  • Lederer, Charles, 1910-1976.
  • Davis, Luther.
  • Ramey, Samuel.
  • Migenes-Johnson, Julia.
  • Hadley, Jerry.
  • Swenson, Ruth Ann.
  • Patinkin, Mandy.
  • DeLuise, Dom.
  • Gemignani, Paul.
  • Ambrosian Singers. prf
  • Concert Chorale of New York. prf
  • London Symphony Orchestra. prf
Description
1 sound disc : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Kismet. Selections
Alternative Title
Kismet.
Subject
Note
  • In two acts, sung in English.
  • Musical comedy; based on musical themes of Alexander Borodin.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by Mervyn Rothstein and Thomas Z. Shepard with plot synopsis in English, German, French and Italian, and text in English (104 p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Contents
Overture (3:05) -- Sands of time (2:49) -- Rhymes have I (2:46) -- My magic lamp (2:15) -- Fate (2:20) -- Bazaar of the caravans (1:06) -- Entrance of Lalume (0:27) -- Not since Nineveh (4:28) -- Baubles, bangles and beads (4:43) -- Paradise garden (0:24) -- Stranger in paradise (4:13) -- He's in love (2:25) -- The Wazir's palace: the Wazir's council (1:04) -- Gesticulate (4:31) -- Bored (3:48) -- Fate : Finale Act I (1:55) -- Night of my nights (3:15) -- Was I Wazir? (2:41) -- Rahadlakum (5:16) -- And this is my beloved (4:26) -- The olive tree (2:32) -- Zubbediya (1:39) -- Samaris' dance (0:59) -- Finale Act II (3:14).
Call Number
*LDC 4301 (F)
LCCN
7464464382
OCLC
  • 51474903
  • 51474903
  • NYPG92-R429
Author
Wright, Robert, 1914-2005.
Title
Kismet [sound recording] : a musical Arabian night / music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest ; book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis.
Imprint
New York, NY : Sony Broadway, p1991.
Performer
Samuel Ramey (The Poet) ; Julia Migenes (Lalume) ; Jerry Hadley (Caliph) ; Ruth Ann Swenson (Marsinah) ; Mandy Patinkin (Marriage Arranger) ; Dom DeLuise (Wazir) ; Ambrosian Singers ; Concert Chorale of New York ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Paul Gemignani, conductor.
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Added Author
Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887. Works. Selections; arranged.
Forrest, George, 1915-1999. Librettist
Lederer, Charles, 1910-1976. Associated name
Davis, Luther. Associated name
Ramey, Samuel. Performer
Migenes-Johnson, Julia. Performer
Hadley, Jerry. Performer
Swenson, Ruth Ann. Performer
Patinkin, Mandy. Performer
DeLuise, Dom. Performer
Gemignani, Paul. Conductor
Ambrosian Singers. Performer
Concert Chorale of New York. Performer
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer
Other Standard Identifier
7464464382
Publisher No.
Sony Broadway SK 46438
Research Call Number
*LDC 4301 (F) Libretto and program notes on file.
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