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Some enchanted evening: celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II

Title
Some enchanted evening: celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II [videorecording] / Produced by John Walker and JoAnn Young ; co-ordinating producer, Richard R. Schilling ; executive producers, David Horn and Jac Venza ; written by Barry Harman ; [all lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein] ; directed by Matthew Diamond ; a production of Thirteen/WNET.
Publication
New York, c1995.

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Additional Authors
  • Walker, John, 1956 April 21-
  • Young, JoAnn
  • Schilling, Richard R.
  • Horn, David (Producer)
  • Venza, Jac
  • Harman, Barry.
  • Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960
  • Diamond, Matthew, 1951-
  • Stern, Eric
  • Lee, Eugene, 1939-
  • Adelman, Alan
  • James, Toni Leslie
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Hammerstein, James
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • McDonald, Audra
  • Bryson, Peabo
  • Nelson, Willie, 1933-
  • Williams, Vanessa
  • Bell, Michel
  • Jacoby, Mark
  • Luker, Rebecca
  • Hayden, Michael, 1963-
  • Murphy, Sally
  • Brown, Sandra
  • Sharp, Jonathan, 1971-
  • McKee, Lonette
  • Boston, Gretha
  • Carradine, Keith, 1949-
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Barbour, James
  • LaBelle, Patti
  • Upshaw, Dawn
  • Patinkin, Mandy
  • Chang, Betsy
  • Densiti, Desiree
  • Korbich, Eddie
  • Titone, Thomas
  • New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (86 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Summary
Tribute to lyricist Oscar Hammerstein marking the centennial of his birth, featuring performances of songs he wrote in collaboration with various composers, as well as archival footage of Hammerstein himself, and biographical information about his life and career.
Series Statement
Great performances
Uniform Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Alternative Title
Oscar Hammerstein tribute
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Television.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Musical director, Eric Stern ; production design by Eugene Lee ; lighting design by Alan Adelman ; costume design by Toni-Leslie James.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Julie Andrews.
  • Speakers: Harold Prince, James Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim.
  • Audra McDonald, Peabo Bryson, Willie Nelson, Vanessa Williams, Michel Bell, Mark Jacoby, Rebecca Luker, Michael Hayden, Sally Murphy, Sandra Brown, Jon Marshall Sharp, Lonette McKee, Gretha Boston, Keith Carradine, Bernadette Peters, James Barbour, Patti LaBelle, Dawn Upshaw, and Mandy Patinkin, with Betsy Chang, Desiree Densiti, Eddie Korbich, Tom Titone.
  • Archival footage and audio: Oscar Hammerstein.
  • Choral singers: New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast on WNET-TV, New York, N.Y., Feb. 17, 1995.
Contents
Song/performer: A cockeyed optimist / Julie Andrews -- Lover, come back to me / Audra McDonald -- Rose-Marie / Peabo Bryson -- One kiss [and] The desert song / Audra McDonald and Peabo Bryson -- All the things you are / Willie Nelson -- Why was I born? / Vanessa Williams -- Ol' man river / Michel Bell -- Make believe / Mark Jacoby and Rebecca Luker -- You're a queer one, Julie Jordan [and] If I loved you / Michael Hayden and Sally Murphy -- Can't help lovin' that man of mine / Lonette McKee, Rebecca Luker, Michel Bell and Gretha Boston -- Oh, what a beautiful mornin' / Keith Carradine -- What's the use of wonderin' / Bernadette Peters -- Soliloquy / James Barbour -- Edelweiss / Julie Andrews -- You've got to be carefully taught / Patti LaBelle -- The last time I saw Paris / Dawn Upshaw -- Bali Ha'i / Mandy Patinkin -- Climb ev'ry mountain / New York City Gay Men's Chorus -- You'll never walk alone / Patti LaBelle.
Call Number
NCOX 1745
OCLC
1029557702
Title
Some enchanted evening: celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II [videorecording] / Produced by John Walker and JoAnn Young ; co-ordinating producer, Richard R. Schilling ; executive producers, David Horn and Jac Venza ; written by Barry Harman ; [all lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein] ; directed by Matthew Diamond ; a production of Thirteen/WNET.
Imprint
New York, c1995.
Series
Great performances
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Musical director, Eric Stern ; production design by Eugene Lee ; lighting design by Alan Adelman ; costume design by Toni-Leslie James.
Cast
Host: Julie Andrews.
Speakers: Harold Prince, James Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim.
Audra McDonald, Peabo Bryson, Willie Nelson, Vanessa Williams, Michel Bell, Mark Jacoby, Rebecca Luker, Michael Hayden, Sally Murphy, Sandra Brown, Jon Marshall Sharp, Lonette McKee, Gretha Boston, Keith Carradine, Bernadette Peters, James Barbour, Patti LaBelle, Dawn Upshaw, and Mandy Patinkin, with Betsy Chang, Desiree Densiti, Eddie Korbich, Tom Titone.
Archival footage and audio: Oscar Hammerstein.
Choral singers: New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
Event
Originally broadcast on WNET-TV, New York, N.Y., Feb. 17, 1995.
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Added Author
Walker, John, 1956 April 21- television producer.
Young, JoAnn, producer.
Schilling, Richard R., producer.
Horn, David (Producer)
Venza, Jac, producer.
Harman, Barry.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960, lyricist.
Diamond, Matthew, 1951- director.
Stern, Eric, conductor.
Lee, Eugene, 1939- set designer.
Adelman, Alan, lighting designer.
James, Toni Leslie, costume designer.
Andrews, Julie, host.
Andrews, Julie, performer.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, commentator.
Hammerstein, James, commentator.
Sondheim, Stephen, speaker.
McDonald, Audra, performer.
Bryson, Peabo, performer.
Nelson, Willie, 1933- performer.
Williams, Vanessa, performer.
Bell, Michel, performer.
Jacoby, Mark, performer.
Luker, Rebecca, performer.
Hayden, Michael, 1963- performer.
Murphy, Sally, performer.
Brown, Sandra, performer.
Sharp, Jonathan, 1971- performer.
McKee, Lonette, performer.
Boston, Gretha, performer.
Carradine, Keith, 1949- performer.
Peters, Bernadette, performer.
Barbour, James, performer.
LaBelle, Patti, performer.
Upshaw, Dawn, performer.
Patinkin, Mandy, performer.
Chang, Betsy, performer.
Densiti, Desiree, performer.
Korbich, Eddie, performer.
Titone, Thomas, performer.
New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
NCOX 1745
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