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The life and music of Richard Rodgers : Program no. 2: The Rodgers and Hammerstein partnership.

Title
The life and music of Richard Rodgers : radio broadcast, 1970-07-01 : Program no. 2: The Rodgers and Hammerstein partnership.
Author
BBC Radio 4.
Publication
1970.

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Additional Authors
  • Dunn, John, 1934-2004
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
  • Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Rodgers, Mortimer
  • De Mille, Agnes
  • Rodgers, Dorothy, 1909-1992
  • Rodgers, Mary, 1931-2014
  • Bennett, Robert Russell, 1894-1981
  • Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992
  • Riggs, Ralph
  • Dixon, Lee, -1953
  • Roberts, Joan, 1917-2012
  • Turner, Claramae, 1920-
  • Martin, Mary, 1913-1990
  • Cypher, Jon
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Carr, Charmian, 1942-2016
  • Hammond, Nicholas, 1950-
  • Menzies, Heather, 1949-2017
  • Chase, Duane, 1950-
  • Cartwright, Angela, 1952-
  • Turner, Debbie, 1956-
  • Karath, Kym, 1958-
  • Kiley, Richard
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Allen, Elizabeth, 1929-2006
  • Millay, Geoffrey
  • Bell, Michael, radio producer
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
  • Philadelphia Orchestra, performer.
Found In
Richard Rodgers papers, sound recordings and music, 1914-1989.
Description
1 audio disc (39:50) : digital, mono; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
This is the second program of BBC Radio 4's "The life and music of Richard Rodgers", narrated by John Dunn. It features interview clips of Richard Rodgers, his family, and people he had worked with in musical theater, interspersed with pre-recorded music clips of musical selections from various works Rodgers had written with Oscar Hammerstein or himself.
Alternative Title
  • There's always room for one more.
  • Oh, what a beautiful mornin'.
  • Oh, what a beautiful morning.
  • Farmer and the cowman.
  • Out of my dreams.
  • Oklahoma!
  • You'll never walk alone.
  • Cock-eyed optimist.
  • March of the Siamese children.
  • Do I love you because you're beautiful?
  • Do-Re-Mi.
  • Sweetest sounds.
  • Do I hear a waltz?
  • Falling in love with love.
  • Richard Rodgers collection of musicals and interviews.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Interviews.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • "ID's are inserted every 5 minutes"--CD container.
  • "Part 2"--Tape reel container.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted; use service CD.
Credits (note)
  • John Dunn, narrator ; Geoffrey Millay, writer ; Michael Bell, producer ; with unidentified BBC Radio 4 announcer.
Source (note)
  • Dorothy Rodgers;
Linking Entry (note)
  • Separated from the Richard Rodgers papers, sound recordings and music; for papers, see the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, THE Mss 1987-006.
Contents
Overture (from the 1943 Broadway soundtrack LP "Oklahoma!") (starts at 0:38, track 1) -- [Excerpt] There's always room for one more (originally written for the Columbia University varity show "Come fly with me") (1st Rodgers and Hammerstein tune) (starts at 3:19, track 1) -- [Excerpt] Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (starts at 1:25, track 2) ; [End of reprise] Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (starts at 2:26, track 2) ; [Excerpt] The farmer and the cowman (starts at 3:01, track 2) ; [Excerpt] Out of my dreams (Ballet) (starts at 0:26, track 3) ; [Excerpt] Oklahoma! (starts at 2:02, tracks 3) (from the 1943 Broadway soundtrack LP "Oklahoma!") -- [Excerpt] Overture (starts at 3:22) ; [Excerpt] You'll never walk alone (starts at 0:08, tracks 4) (from the 1956 LP movie soundtrack of "Carousel") -- Overture (starts at 4:10, track 4) ; A cock-eyed optimist (starts at 0:34, track 5) (from the original 1949 Broadway soundtrack LP "South Pacific") -- March of the Siamese children (starts at 2:32, track 5) (from the original 1951 Broadway soundtrack "The King and I") -- [Excerpt] Do I love you because you're beautiful? (from the original 1957 television musical soundtrack LP "Cinderella") (starts at 0:44, track 6) -- Overture (starts at 3:14, track 6) ; [Excerpt] Do-Re-Mi (starts at 0:38, track 7) (from the 1965 movie soundtrack LP "The sound of music") / R. Rodgers-O. Hammerstein -- [Excerpt] The sweetest sounds (from the original 1962 soundtrack "No strings") (starts at 1:57, track 7) / R. Rodgers -- Do I hear a waltz? (from the original 1965 Broadway soundtrack LP "Do I hear a waltz?") (starts at 4:11, track 7) / R. Rodgers-S, Sondheim -- [Excerpt] Falling in love with love (Waltz) (starts at 0:50, track 8) ; [Excerpt of end] Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Waltz) (starts at 3:20, track 8) (unknown private live 1968 concert recording in Saratoga (?)) / R. Rodgers.
Call Number
*LDC 52483
OCLC
841298540
Author
BBC Radio 4.
Title
The life and music of Richard Rodgers : radio broadcast, 1970-07-01 : Program no. 2: The Rodgers and Hammerstein partnership.
Production
1970.
Playing Time
003950
Type of Content
spoken word
preformed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audio disc
Credits
John Dunn, narrator ; Geoffrey Millay, writer ; Michael Bell, producer ; with unidentified BBC Radio 4 announcer.
Performer
Richard Rodgers, Dr. Mortimer Rodgers, Agnes de Mille, Dorothy Rodgers, Mary Rodgers and Robert Russell Bennett, interviewees. 1st work: Unidentified orchestra. 2nd work: Richard Rodgers, piano. 3rd-5th, 7th works: Alfred Drake, vocals ; with orchestra and chorus (5th and 7th works only). 5th work: Ralph Riggs and Lee Dixon, vocals ; with chorus and orchestra. 6th work: Joan Roberts, vocals ; with orchestra. 8th works: Unidentified orchestra. 9th work: Claramae Turner, vocals ; with orchestra. 10th work: Unidentified orchestra. 11th work: Mary Martin, vocals ; with orchestra. 12th work: Unidentified orchestra. 13th work: Jon Cypher, vocals ; with orchestra. 14th work: Unidentified orchestra. 15th work: Julie Andrews and the Von Trapp children (Charmian Carr, Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies, Duane Chase, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner and Kym Karath), vocals ; with orchestra. 15th work: Richard Kiley and Diahann Carroll, vocals ; with orchestra. 16th work: Elizabeth Allen, vocals ; with orchestra. 17th-18th works: Philadelphia Symphony ; Richard Rodgers, conductor.
Event
Broadcast BBC Radio 4, London, England 1970 July 1.
Access
Access to original item restricted; use service CD.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audio tape reel : analog, mono, 7 1/2 ips, full track ; 7 in) available in *LT-7 3042.
Linking Entry
Separated from the Richard Rodgers papers, sound recordings and music; for papers, see the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, THE Mss 1987-006.
Local Note
Preservation file: (1 audio file : digital, WAV file, 96 kHz, 24 bit), in long term storage, Digital Library Processing server [myh_lt73042_f01_em.WAV].
Source
Gift; Dorothy Rodgers; THE Mss 1987-006; 1987.
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Added Author
Dunn, John, 1934-2004, narrator.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, conductor.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960, lyricist.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, lyricist.
Sondheim, Stephen, lyricist.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, interviewee.
Rodgers, Mortimer, interviewee.
De Mille, Agnes, interviewee.
Rodgers, Dorothy, 1909-1992, interviewee.
Rodgers, Mary, 1931-2014, interviewee.
Bennett, Robert Russell, 1894-1981, interviewee.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979, performer.
Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992, performer.
Riggs, Ralph, performer.
Dixon, Lee, -1953, performer.
Roberts, Joan, 1917-2012, performer.
Turner, Claramae, 1920- performer.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, performer.
Cypher, Jon, performer.
Andrews, Julie, performer.
Carr, Charmian, 1942-2016, performer.
Hammond, Nicholas, 1950- performer.
Menzies, Heather, 1949-2017, performer.
Chase, Duane, 1950- performer.
Cartwright, Angela, 1952- performer.
Turner, Debbie, 1956- performer.
Karath, Kym, 1958- performer.
Kiley, Richard, performer.
Carroll, Diahann, performer.
Allen, Elizabeth, 1929-2006, performer.
Millay, Geoffrey, radio writer.
Bell, Michael, radio producer, producer.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Oklahoma!. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Come fly with me. There's always room for one more. Selections; arranged.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Carousel. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. South Pacific. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Cinderella. Do I love you because you're beautiful?. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Sound of music. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. No strings. Sweetest sounds. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Do I hear a waltz? Do I hear a waltz?. Selections.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Boys from Syracuse. Falling in love with love; arranged.
Container of (work): Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Oklahoma! Oh, what a beautiful mornin'; arranged.
Philadelphia Orchestra, performer.
Rodgers, Dorothy, 1909-1992, donor.
Added Title
There's always room for one more.
Oh, what a beautiful mornin'.
Oh, what a beautiful morning.
Farmer and the cowman.
Out of my dreams.
Oklahoma!
You'll never walk alone.
Cock-eyed optimist.
March of the Siamese children.
Do I love you because you're beautiful?
Do-Re-Mi.
Sweetest sounds.
Do I hear a waltz?
Falling in love with love.
Richard Rodgers collection of musicals and interviews.
Found In:
Richard Rodgers papers, sound recordings and music, 1914-1989.
Research Call Number
*LDC 52483
*LT-7 3042
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