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The frogs

Title
The frogs [sound recording] / [a comedy written in 405 B.C. by Aristophanes ; freely adapted by Burt Shevelove ; even more freely adapted by Nathan Lane ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; orchestrations, Jonathan Tunick].
Author
Sondheim, Stephen.
Publication
Bronxville, N.Y. : PS Classics, p2005.

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Additional Authors
  • Shevelove, Burt.
  • Tunick, Jonathan.
  • Lane, Nathan, 1956-
  • Bart, Roger
  • Moses, Burke
  • Byner, John
  • Bartlett, Peter, 1942-
  • Davis, Daniel, 1945-
  • Siberry, Michael
  • Gemignani, Paul.
  • Aristophanes.
Description
1 sound disc : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Subject
Note
  • "A comedy written in 405 B.C. by Aristophanes ; freely adapted by Burt Shevelove ; even more freely adapted by Nathan Lane ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"--Program notes.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by Wendy Wasserstein and Nathan Lane, synopsis by Ira Weitzman, and llibretto ([48] p. : ill.) in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded Oct. 12, 2004, at the Hit Factory, New York City.
Contents
Opening fanfare -- Invocation and instructions to the audience -- "It is time we start our journey" -- I love to travel -- Dress big -- I love to travel (reprise) -- All aboard -- On the River Styx -- Ariadne -- The frogs -- Hymn to Dionysos -- Hades -- It's only a play -- Shaw -- The contest -- Fear no more -- All aboard (reprise) -- Hymn to Dionysos (reprise) -- Final instructions to the audience.
Call Number
*LDC 37298
LCCN
803607052522
OCLC
57509606
Author
Sondheim, Stephen.
Title
The frogs [sound recording] / [a comedy written in 405 B.C. by Aristophanes ; freely adapted by Burt Shevelove ; even more freely adapted by Nathan Lane ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; orchestrations, Jonathan Tunick].
Imprint
Bronxville, N.Y. : PS Classics, p2005.
Performer
Nathan Lane (Dionysos) ; Roger Bart (Xanthias) ; Burke Moses (Herakles) ; John Byner (Charon/Aeakos) ; Peter Bartlett (Pluto) ; Daniel Davis (George Bernard Shaw) ; Michael Siberry (William Shakespeare) ; other cast and choruses ; orchestra ; Paul Gemignani, conductor.
Event
Recorded Oct. 12, 2004, at the Hit Factory, New York City.
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Added Author
Shevelove, Burt. Librettist
Tunick, Jonathan. Arranger
Lane, Nathan, 1956- singer.
Bart, Roger, singer.
Moses, Burke, singer.
Byner, John, singer.
Bartlett, Peter, 1942- singer.
Davis, Daniel, 1945- singer.
Siberry, Michael, singer.
Gemignani, Paul. Conductor
Aristophanes. Frogs.
Other Standard Identifier
803607052522
Publisher No.
PS-525 PS Classics
Research Call Number
*LDC 37298 Notes and libretto on file.
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