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Knickerbocker holiday [sound recording]

Title
Knickerbocker holiday [sound recording]
Author
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Publication
Lawtown, Md. : Joey, [197-?]

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Description
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.; 12 in.
Uniform Title
Knickerbocker holiday. Selections
Alternative Title
Knickerbocker holiday.
Subject
Note
  • Musical in 2 acts.
  • Music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, based on Washington Irving's "Father Knickerbocker's history of New York."
  • "The long lost original Walter Huston stage production, starring Mr. Huston & full cast"--Container.
  • Taken from a 1945 radio broadcast. Cf. Raymond, J. Show music on record (Washington : Smithsonian, 1992). Portions probably originally recorded in 1938.
  • Reissued on LP (AEI : 1148).
Contents
Overture -- A history of New York -- It never was you -- All hail the political honeymoon -- How can you tell an American? -- September song -- There's nowhere to go but up -- The scars -- September song (reprise) -- Finale.
Call Number
*LSRX 15693
Author
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Title
Knickerbocker holiday [sound recording]
Imprint
Lawtown, Md. : Joey, [197-?]
Performer
Cast probably includes Walter Huston, Jeanne Madden, Jean Darling, David Brooks, and Robert Shackleton, with members of the original Broadway cast ; orchestra conducted by Maurice de Abravanel and Harold Levy.
Added Author
Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959. Lyricist
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950. Performer
Madden, Jeanne. Performer
Darling, Jean. Performer
Brooks, David (Vocalist) Performer
Shackleton, Robert. Performer
Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-1993. Conductor
Levy, Harold. Conductor
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. History of New York.
Publisher No.
Joey 7243
1148
Research Call Number
*LSRX 15693
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