A Marc Blitzstein tribute: in honor of his eightieth birthday
NamesBarrett, Michael, 1957- (Conductor)Barrett, Michael, 1957- (Director)Lazarus, Paul (Director)Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998 (Artistic director)Houseman, John, 1902-1988 (Host)Blitzstein, Marc (Composer)Composers' Showcase (Presenter)Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
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Dates / OriginDate Created: 1985-04-28
Table of ContentsNickel under the foot, from The cradle will rock (Patti LuPone ; Michael Barrett, piano) -- Dimples/Fraught, from No for an answer (Adolph Green ; Phyllis Newman ; Steven Blier, piano) -- Francie (Cris Groenendaal ; Nancy Opel ; Michael Barrett, piano) -- Kanonen song (Army song), from The Threepenny opera / translation by Marc Blizstein ; music by Kurt Weill ; text by Bertolt Brecht (Timothy Nolen ; Jeff Keller ; Steven Blier, piano) -- Monday morning blues, from Reuben Reuben (Timothy Nolen ; Steven Blier, piano) -- Yes is a pleasant country ; When life is quite through with ; Until and I heard / Poems by E.E. Cummings (Elisabeth Carron ; Steven Blier, piano) -- Jimmie's got a goil / text by E.E. Cummings (Jeff Keller ; Steven Blier, piano) -- Displaced / text by Blitzstein (Timothy Nolen ; Michael Barrett, piano) -- Joe Worker, from The cradle will rock (Michele-Denise Woods ; Michael Barrett, Steven Blier, piano) -- Gus and Sadie love song (Cris Groenendaal ; Meg Bussert ; Michael Barrett, piano) -- Hotel lobby (scene 6) (Jeff Keller ; Cris Groenendaal ; Betty Comden ; Michael Barrett, Steven Blier, piano) -- The new suit (Zipperfly) / text by Blitzstein (Leonard Bernstein) -- Intermission -- The Ballad of hurry up, from The airborne symphony (Men's chorus) -- Night music, The ballad of the bombardier (Emily) (Cris Groenendaal ; Michael Barrett, conductor) -- I wish it so, from Juno (Nancy Opel) -- You poor thing (Phyllis Newman ; Michele-Denise Woods ; Elisabeth Carron ; Betty Comden) -- One kind word (Chris Groenendaal ; Nancy Opel) -- With a woman to be, from Sacco and Vanzetti (Chris Walker) -- Then (Meg Bussert) -- The rain quartet, from Regina (Nancy Opel ; Elisabeth Carron ; Michele-Denise Woods ; Timothy Nolen ; Jeff Keller) -- Final scene, from The cradle will rock (Timothy Nolen ; Patti LuPone ; John Houseman)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1563
TopicsBlitzstein, MarcMusicals -- ExcerptsOperas -- ExcerptsSymphonies -- ExcerptsSongs with pianoBlues (Music)Blitzstein, Marc. Works. Selections
NotesStatement of responsibility: Composers' Showcase and Lincoln Center present ; Charles Schwartz, artistic director.Creation/production credits: Directed and co-produced by Paul Lazarus and Michael Barrett.Performers: John Houseman, host ; Michael Barrett, conductor ; Leonard Bernstein ; Steve Blier ; Meg Bussert ; Elisabeth Carron ; Betty Comden ; Adolph Green ; Cris Groenendaal ; Jeff Keller ; Patti LuPone ; Phyllis Newman ; Timothy Nolen ; Nancy Opel ; Charles Walker ; Michele-Denise Woods.Venue: Recorded 1985 April 28 Alice Tully Hall, New York, N.Y.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 136 min.) : analog, stereo
DescriptionMarc Blizstein memorial concert dedicated to his 80th birthday. Excerpts from various musical works composed by Blizstein were performed during the event.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 922551066NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20806186Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb3ee2b0-b91e-0133-fbc1-60f81dd2b63c
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