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MORE GREAT MOMENTS IN MUSIC WITH JAN PEERCE AND ROBERT WEEDE
FBCD406

1. Mary is a Grand Old Name [Peerce] ........................................................ 2.33
2. Only Make Believe [Show Boat] [with Jean Tennyson] ........................... 2.51
3. Old Man River [Show Boat] [Weede] ...................................................... 3.51
4. You Are Love [Show Boat] [Peerce & Jean Tennyson] ........................... 1.34
5. Why Do I Love You [Show Boat] [Peerce] .............................................. 1.58
6. Over the Rainbow [Peerce] ....................................................................... 3.41
7. And Love Was Born [Weede] .................................................................. 2.34
8. Open Road, Open Sky [Weede] ................................................................ 3.07
9. Love in My Heart [Merry Widow] [Peerce & Tennyson] ........................ 3.20
10. Women [Merry Widow] [Weede] ............................................................. 2.20
11. The Night Was Made For Love [Peerce] .................................................. 2.40
12. Oklahoma [Oklahoma] [Weede] ............................................................... 2.36
13. Where or When [Peerce] .......................................................................... 2.46
14. Porgy & Bess - I Got Plenty of Nothing [Weede] .................................... 2.34
15. Il Trovatore - Il balin [Weede] .................................................................. 3.50
16. Il Trovatore - Ah sib en mio [Peerce] ....................................................... 2.44
17. Samson et Delila - Ah signeur [Peerce] .................................................... 3.55
18. Pagliacci - Prologue [Weede] ................................................................... 4.28
19. Pagliacci - Love duet-Nedda, Silvio [Weede & Tennyson] ...................... 4.18
20. Mignon-Berceuse [Weede] ....................................................................... 3.06
21. Rigoletto - Quartet [with Peerce, Merrill, Harshaw, Benzell] ................... 4.47
22. Song of the Rivet [Peerce] ........................................................................ 3.45
23. Stand for Liberty [Weede] ........................................................................ 2.24
24. Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition [Weede] ................................. 2.45
25. American the Beautiful [Weede] .............................................................. 2.10
Total Playing Time 77.52
LIGHT-UP TIME with FRANK SINATRA and DOROTHY KIRSTEN
FBCD407/408
CD-1
1. It’s So Nice to Have a Man Around the House [Harold Spina/John
Elliott] ........................................................................................... 4.07
2. My Heart Stood Still [Connecticut Yankee][Rodgers/ Hammerstein II] [w Sinatra] .................................................................................... 2.11
3. Lover Come Back to Me [New Moon] [Romberg/ Hammerstein II] ............................................................................ 3.17
4. Sunshine Cake [Jerry Van Heusen-Johnny Burke] [Sinatra] .............. 3.30
5. Do You Remember [David Mann-Bob Hillard] [Sinatra ] ................. 2.28
6. When We’re Alone (Penthouse Serenade) [Will Jason/Val Berton] ................................................................. 1.31
7. If You Were the Only Boy [Nat Ayer-Clifford Gray] ......................... 3.27
8. Let’s Fall in Love [Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler] [Sinatra] .................. 2.21
9. Scarlet Ribbons [Evelyn Danzig/Jack Segal] .................................. 3.01
10. I’m in Love [Sinatra] ...................................................................... 1.49
11. Out of My Dreams [Oklahoma] [Rodgers/Hammerstein II] ............. 3.23
12. If I Loved You [Carousel] [Rodgers/Hammerstein II] [Sinatra] ........ 2.35
13. Hucklebuck Song [Roy Alfred/Andres Gibson] [Sinatra] ................ 3.28
14. Medley-Embraceable You [Girl Crazy] (Geo. & Ira Gershwin]/ Nothing Less Than Beautiful [???] .............................................................. 3.40
15. Since I first Met Thee] [Arthur Rubenstein ] ................................... 3.47
16. Why Do I Love You [Show Boat] [Kern/Hammerstein II] [Sinatra] ........................................................................................ 2.44
17. Mad About You [Victor Young/Ned Washington] ........................... 3.02
18. Medley-Supposing I Should Fall In Love/I’ll Get By [Fred Ahlert/Roy Turk, & ?? ][Sinatra] ...................................................................... 2.41
19. You Kissed Me [Arms and the Girl] [Morton Gould/ Julie Styne] ................................................................................... 3.57
20. Why Remind Me of You [???] ........................................................ 3.39
21. Long Ago and Far Away [Cover Girl] [Kern/Ira Gershwin] ............... 3.43
22. My Foolish Heart [Victor Young/Ned Washington] ......................... 2.09
23. My Bill [Show Boat] [ Kern/ Hammerstein II] ................................. 3.21
24. April in Paris {Walk a Little Faster] [Vernon Duke/E. Y. Harburg] ......................................................... 3.42
Total Playing Time 75.23


CD-2
1. Flamingo [Ted Grouya/Billy Strahorn, Edmund Andersen] .................. 3.20
2. I Didn’t Know What Time It Was [Too Many Girls] Rogers/Hart] ......... 2.47
3. It Isn’t Fair [Himber/Warhauser/Sylvester/ Sprigato] .......................... 2.00
4. Kiss Me Again [Mde.Modiste] [Victor Herbert/Henry Blossom] .......... 3.25
5. Soon [Strike Up the Band] [Geo. & Ira Gershwin] .............................. 1.18
6. The Way You Look Tonight [Swing Time] [Kern/ Fields] [Sinatra] ..... 2.33
7. More Than You Know [Youmans/ Rose/ Elisca] ................................. 3.47
8. You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To [Something to Shout About] [Porter] .............................................................................................. 1.27
9. For a Thousand and One Nights [???]................................................. 1.47
10. It’s the Little Things That Count [Simons – Gillespie] ......................... 2.10
11. Can’t Help Loving That Man [Show Boat] [Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II] ............................................................. 2.23
12. There’s a Small Hotel [On Your Toes] [Rodgers/Hart] [w. Jeff Clark] ........................................................... 1.47
13. I Want to Be Loved [Savannah Churchill ??] 2.15 14. It Never Entered My Mind [Higher & Higher ]{Rodgers –Hart ] .......... 4.04
15. Hands Across the Table [Delettre – Parish] ....................................... 1.17
16. If I Loved You[Carousel][ Rodgers/ Hammerstein II] [w. Jeff Clark] ................................................................................... 2.04
17. So in Love [Kiss Me Kate][Porter] ..................................................... 3.34
18. How Deep is the Ocean [Irving Berlin] ............................................... 1.54
19. Just Now [???] .................................................................................. 3.35
20. Why Was I Born [Sweet Adeline] [Kern/ Hammerstein II] .................. 2.30
21. If I Ever Love Again [Oakland/Murray] ............................................... 2.22
22. Tonight We Love [Tchaikovsky/Martin/Austin/Worth] ........................ 2.20
23. Somebody Loves Me [George White’s Scandals of 1924] [Geo. Gershwin] ................................................................................ 1.32
25. They Say That Falling in Love is Wonderful [Annie Get Your Gun] [Berlin] 1.24
26. Dreams Ago [??] ............................................................................... 3.36
27. Envy [David Gussin – Eve London] [incomplete] ............................... 1.58
28. I Must Have Done Something Wonderful [ Day/ Gordon] ................... 2.23
28. You’ll Never Walk Alone [Carousel] [Rodgers/ Hammerstein II] [w. the Kings Men ]3.07
29. One Night of Love [ Schertzinger/Kahn] ............................................ 2.27
30. Summertime [Porgy and Bess] [Geo. & Ira Gershwin] ....................... 2.44
Total Playing Time 76.22
GREAT OPERETTAS Highlights in English Volume One
FBCD409/410

CD No.1
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Music by Johan Strauss 11, English lyrics by Normans Sachs and Mel Mandel
1. Overture 3.42
2. Oh, For the Life of an Actress - Anna Moffo 4.05
3. Stone Walls - Anna Moffo, Jeanette Scovotti and Robert Nagy 2.12
4. Finale Act I: What Ev'ry Woman Wants to Know - Jeanette Scovotti, William Lewis and Lee Cass 5.48
5. Intro Act 11: For Amusement at a Ball - Chorus 2.02
6. A Most Successful Host - Rosalind Elias 1.30
7. Laughing Song: First Impressions - Anna Moffo and Chorus 2.00
8. Finale Act II: Health and Happiness - Anna Moffo, Rosalind Elias, William Chapman, Robert Nagy, Lee Cass and Chorus 4.04
THE GIPSY BARON
Music by Johan Strauss 11, English lyrics by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel
9. Overture 2.23
10. Introduction: Fate - Chorus 1.08
11. Just a Gipsy at Heart - William Lewis and Chorus 1.41
12. Baron of the Gipsies – Chorus 0.25
13. Zinga! Zinga! - Jeanette Scovotti 2.58
14. Finale Act 1: Sing a Wedding Song - Jeanette Scovotti, Rosalind Elias, William Lewis, John Hauxvell and Chorus 2.00
15. I Need Never Dream Again - Jeanette Scovotti and William Lewis 2.55
16. Money - Jeanette Scovotti, Rosalind Elias, William Lewis 1.35
17. Who Married Us? - Jeanette Scovotti , William Lewis and Chorus 4.34
18. Finale Act 11: Too Good to Last - Jeanette Scovotti, Rosalind Elias, William Lewis, John Hauxvell and Chorus 2.40
19. Call a Holiday - John Hauxvell and Chorus 2.22
20. Finale Act 111: Just a Gipsy at Heart - Jeanette Scovotti, Rosalind Elias, 1.07

CD.No.2
Music by Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel
I. Prelude 0.28
2. Marriage in Marsovia - Anna Moffo, Kenneth Smith, Robery Nagy and Chorus 2.44
3. The Problems of a Prince - William Lewis 2.11
4. Finale Act 1: Ladies' Choice - William Lewis, Anna Moffo, Robert Nagy, Mary Ellen Pracht, Kenneth Smith and Chorus 7.06
5. Opening, Act II 1.19
6. Vilia - Anna Moffo and Chorus 6.06
7. Mademoiselles at Maxim's - Chorus 1.46
8. The Love of Long Ago - William Lewis and Anna Moffo 2.36
9. Finale: Courting Girls - William Lewis, Anna Moffo and Chorus 0.40

COUNTESS MARITZA
Music by Emmerich Kalman, English, Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
10. Overture 2.59
11. In the Days Gone By - William Lewis and John Hauxvell 3.05
12. The Music Thrills Me - Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 5.22
13. Sister Mine - William Lewis and Patricia Clark 2.17
14. The One I'm Looking For - Jeanette Scovotti and Neil Howlett 2.33
15. Play, Gipsies! Dance, Gipsies! - William Lewis 3.35
16. I'll Keep on Dreaming - Jeanette Scovotti and Neil Howlett 2.10
17. Love Is Just a Flash of Light - William Lewis, Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 1.29
18. Finale: Play. Gipsies! Dance, Gipsies! - William Lewis, Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 2.40

WHITE HORSE INN
Music by Ralph Benatzky and Robert Stolz, English Lyrics by Harry Graham
19. Overture - Yodellers and Orchestra 1.12
20. It Would Be Wonderful - Rosalind Elias and John Hauxvell 2.52
21. The White Horse Inn - William Lewis and Chorus 2.28
22. Your Eyes - William Lewis and Jeanette Scovotti 3.04
23. Good-Bye - John Hauxvell and Chorus 2.10
24. You Too - William Lewis and Jeanette Scovotti 2.16
25. In Salzkammergut - Rosalind Elias and Chorus 2.43
26. My Song of Love - William Lewis and Jeanette Scovotti 2.57
27. Finale: The White Horse Inn - Reprise - Chorus 1.00

Bonus Tracks:
THE COUNT OF LUXEMBURG
Music by Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Basil Hood
28. Are You Going to Dance? - Charles Fredericks and Eileen Farrell 2.43
29. Say Not Love is a Dream - Charles Fredericks and Eileen Farrell 3.37
Total Timing: 78.08
THE NEW MOON, ROSE MARIE, THE MAID OF THE MOUNTAINS , BALALAIKA
FBCD411

Featuring Elizabeth Larsen, Andy Cole, Valda Baguell & Neil Williams THE NEW MOON [Sigmund Romberg/Otto Harbach/Oscar Hammerstein 11] with Tony Osborn & his Orchestra and The Rita Williams Singers 1. Overture 2.57
2. Marianne - Andy Cole and Men's Chorus 2.43
3. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise - Andy Cole 2.47
4. One Kiss - Elizabeth Larner and Women's Chorus 1.57
5. Stout-Hearted Men - Andy Cole and Men's Chorus 2.17
6. Wanting You - Elizabeth Larner and Andy Cole 2.24
7. Lover Come Back To Me - Elizabeth Larner with Women's Chorus 2.48
8. Finale - Entire Company 2:12
ROSE-MARIE [Rudolph Friml/Otto Harbach/Oscar Hammerstein 11] with Tony Osborn & his Orchestra and The Rita Williams Singers 9. Overture 2.54
10. Rose-Marie- Andy Cole 2.46
11. Pretty Things - Elizabeth Larner and Chorus 2.19
12. Song Of The Mounties - Andy Cole and Men's Chorus 1.47
13. Totem Tom Tom - Elizabeth Larner and Chorus 2.17
14. The Door Of My Dreams - Elizabeth Larner and Women's Chorus 1.57
15. Indian Love Call - Elizabeth Larner and Andy Cole 3.42
16. Finale - Entire Company 2.57
THE MAID OF THE MOUNTAINS
[Harold Fraser Simpson/James W. Tate/Harry Graham/F. Clifford Harris/Valentine] with orchestra and chorus directed by Geoff Harvey`
17. Introduction/Opening/Live For Today - Neil Williams and Men's Chorus 4.31
18. My Life Is Love - Valda Bagnall 2.36
19. A Bachelor Gay - Neil Williams 3.12
20. Love Will Find A Way - Valda Bagnall 2.59
21. A Paradise For Two - Valda Bagnall and Neil Williams 4.28
BALALAIKA [George Ponsford/Bernard Grun /Eric Maschwitz] with orchestra and chorus directed by Geoff Harvey 22. Introduction/The Red Devil - Men's Chorus 4.03
23. Two Guitars - Valda Bagnall and Men's Chorus 2.28
24. If The World Were Mine - Valda Bagnell, Neil Williams and Chorus 8.03
25. At The Balalika - Neil Williams and Men's Chorus 4.20
26. The Drinking Song - Neil Williams and Chorus 2.06
Timing: 79.42
GREAT OPERETTAS [Highlights in English ]
FBCD412/413
VOLUME No.2
CD No.1
A WALTZ DREAM
Music by Oscar Straus, English Lyrics by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel
1. Overture 1.05 2. Hymn for a Hushed Occasion - Chorus 0.45 3. Violin and Piccolo - Jeanette Scovotti and George Gaynes 1.27 4. The Army Life - Malory Walker 1.59 5. A Woman Must Wait - Mary Ellen Pracht and Evelyn Sachs 1.21 6. Waltz of My Dreams - William Chapman and Mallory Walker 3.56 7. Finale Act 1 : The Way the Wind Blows - Mary Ellen Pracht and Mallory Walker 2.51 8. Opening Act 11: What a Pretty Face - Chorus 1.09 9. Fish Were Never Made to Fly - Jeanette Scotti and Malory Walker 2.33 10 Viennese - Jeanette Scovotti, Mary Ellen Pracht and Evelyn Sachs 1.53 11. Finale: Waltz of My Dreams - Mallory Walker, Mary Ellen Pracht, Evelyn Sachs, George Gaynes, William Chapman and Chorus 2.22

THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIER
Music by Oscar Straus, English Lyrics by Stanislaus Stange
12. Introduction - Jeanette Scovotti, Jean Allister, Rita Williams and Chorus 2.04 13. My Hero - Jeanette Scovotti 2.28 14. Sympathy - Jeanette Scovotti and William Lewis 2.04 15. Seek the Spy - Jeanette Scovotti, Jean Allister, Rita Williams and Chorus 3.35 16. Act 1 Finale - Jeanette Scovotti, Jean Allister and Rita Williams 3.39 17. Falling In Love - Jimmy Carroll 3.18 18. Alexius the Heroic - Thank the Lord - Jeanette Scovotti, John Hauxvell and Chorus 1.48 19. The Chocolate Soldier - Jeanette Scovotti and William Lewis 2.30 20. The Letter Song - Jeanette Scovotti 1.27 21 Finale Act 111 - Jeanette Scovotti, William Lewis, John Hauxvell and Chorus

BLOSSOM TIME
Music by Sigmund Romberg - adapted from melodies of Franz Schubert, Lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly
22. Prelude 0.48 23. There is in Old Vienna Town - William Lewis and Chorus 2.37 24. Serenade - William Lewis, George Gaynes, Kenneth Smith and Arthur Rubin 3.49 25. Song of Love - Richard Fredericks and Mary Ellen Pracht 2.49 26. My Springtime Thou Art - Richard Fredericks, William Lewis, Arthur Rubin, George Gaynes and Kenneth Smith 1.50 27. Let Me Awake - Sara Endich and William Lewis 2.27 28. Tell Me Daisy - Mary Ellen Pracht and Richard Fredericks 3.49 29. Peace to My Lonely Heart - Mary Ellen Pracht, Richard Fredericks and Chorus 2.26

RIO RITA
Music by Harry Tierney, Lyrics by Fred Thompson
30. Introduction/Rangers' Song - Neil Williams 2.43 31. You're Always In My Arms - Rosalind Keene 4.30 32. Following the Sun Around - Neil Williams 3.18
Total Time: 79.29

CD No.2
RIO RITA [Cont.]
Music by Harry Tierney, Lyrics by Fred Thompson
1. The River Song - Rosalind Keene 2.08 2. When You're In Love, You Waltz - Neil Williams and Rosalind Keene 2.05 3. Rio Rita - Neil Williams and Rosalind Keene 5.01

THE STUDENT PRINCE
Music by Sigmund Romberg, Lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly
4. Introduction/Golden Days - William Chapman and William Lewis 3.13 5. To the Inn We’re Marching - Chorus 1.23 6. Drinking Song - Robert Nagy, Peter Palmer and Lee Cass and Chorus 0.58 7. Come, Boys - Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 2.10 8. Guadeamus Igitur - Chorus 1.53 9. Deep in My Heart, Dear - Jean Scovotti and William Lewis 3.35 10. Finale Act 1: Serenade - William Lewis, Robert Nagy, Peter Palmer, Lee Cass and Chorus 3.21 11. Student Life - Chorus 0.52 12. Just We Two - Sara Endich and Mallory Walker 2.22 13. Finale: Deep in My Heart, Dear - William Lewis, Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 1.33

THE DESERT SONG
Music by Sigmund Romberg, Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein 11
14. Introduction/The Riff Song - Richard Fredricks, William Lewis and Chorus 2.30 15. Romance - Anna Moffo and Chorus 3.39 16. French Military Marching Song - Anna Moffo and Chorus 3.01 17. The Desert Song - Richard Fredricks and Anna Moffo 3.10 18. Let Love Go - Kenneth Smith/One Flower in Your Garden - William Lewis and Chorus 4.37 19. One Alone - Richard Fredricks 3.16 20. The Sabre Song - Anna Moffo 3.24 21. Finale: The Desert Song - Anna Moffo and Richard Fredricks 1.48

THE NEW MOON
Music by Sigmund Romberg, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
22. Introduction/Opening - Chorus 1.54 23. Marianne - Peter Palmer 2.23 24. The Girl on the Prow - Jeanette Scovotti and chorus 1.51 25. Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - Arthur Rubin 2.14 26. Stouthearted Men - Peter Palmer, Arthur Rubin and Chorus 2.13 27. One Kiss - Jeanette Scovotti 3.23 28. Finale Act 1: Wanting You - Jeanette Scovotti and Peter Palmer 3.22 29. Lover, Come Back to Me - Jeanette Scovotti 4.38 30. Finale: Stouthearted Men - Peter Palmer, Arthur Rubin and Chorus 0.55
Total Time: 79.09
THE TALENTED SKITCH HENDERSON
FBCD414/415

CD NO.1 Col. CS8623 Lush and Lovely.
1. Angelia Mia [Unknown] ............................................................................... 2.52
2. Diane [I’m In Heaven When I See You Smile] ............................................. 3.17
[Erno Rapee – Lew Pollack] [Theme 1927 film Seventh Heaven]
3. Charmaine [Erno Rapee – Lew Pollack] Music composed in ...................... 2.36
Hungary by Rapee fourteen years earlier than when the song was introduced in 1926 as the theme to the film What Price Glory.
4. Jeanine, I Dream of Lilac Time [Nathaniel Shilkret – ................................... 2.46
W. Wolfe Gilbert] [Theme song of 1928 film of the same name]
5. Ramona [Mabel Wayne – L. Wolfe Gilbert] Written to ................................. 2.53
accompany & promote the 1927 silent film of the same name.
6. The Sheik of Arabia [Ted Snyder, Harry B. Smith & ..................................... 2.10
Francis Wheeler] Inspired by the Valentino silent film The Sheik
7. Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere [Edmund Goulding – Elsie Janis] ..... 2.34
8. Paradise [Nacio Herb Brown - Gordon Clifford] Introduced ......................... 2.01
by Pola Negri in A Woman Commands.
9. Falling In Love Again [Frederick Hollander –Sammy Lerner] ....................... 2.18
Introduced by Marlene Dietrich in the 1931 film The Blue Angel
10. Pagan Love Song [Nacio Herb Brown – Arthur Freed] ................................. 2.56
Sung by Ramon Novarro in the 1929 film The Pagan.
11. The Merry Widow Waltz [Franz Lehar – Adrian Ross] .................................. 3.00
From the Lehar operetta The Merry Widow.
12. The Sunny Side Of The Street [Jimmy McHugh – Dorothy Fields] ............... 1.56
Introduced in Lew Leslie’s 1930 International Rag. RCA LSP1401 Pop Goes The Concert
13. Minuet On The Racks. [Based on Paderewski’s Minuet] ............................... 1.08
14. Wherefore Art Thou Tchaikovsky [Theme from Romeo & Juliet] ................... 3.33
15. Poco Pavanne [2nd Movt. of Tchaikovsky’s 5th Sym.] ................................. 2.08
16. Ma Non Troppo [Tchaikovsky] .................................................................... 2.19
17. Humus, Humor, Humoreske [Dvorak’s Humoresque] ................................... 2.05
18. Elegie i Massenet [Self Exp.] ....................................................................... 2.52
19. I Remember Chopin [Chopin’s E flat Nocturne]............................................ 2.12
20. Blue Monday Blues [George Gershwin]........................................................ 2.43
21. Intermezzo [Provost] .................................................................................... 4.22
22. Anita’s Last Dance [Greig- Peer Gynt Suite] ................................................. 1.34
23. Einsamkeit [Loneliness – Henderson] ...........................................................2 .10
24. La Kitchen Cinquantine [Based on Woody Herman’s Golden Wedding.]....... 3.28
25. Brahms For The Cradle Set [Based on Brahm’s Lullaby] .............................. 2.06
RCA LSP1401 Sketches By Skitch
26. Soon [Geo. & Ira Gershwin – 1930 Strike Up The Band ] ............................. 2.42
27. All Through The Night [Cole Porter – 1934 Anything Goes].......................... 3.07
28. All The Things Your Are [Jerome Kern –Oscar Hammerstein II] ................... 3.48
[1939 Very Warm For May]
29. Farewell Amanda [Cole Porter – 1949 film Adam’s Rib] .............................. 3.13
Total Playing Time 79.37

CD NO.2 Col. CS9475 The Eyes of Love – Skitch Henderson, His Piano & Orch. 1. Impossible [Steve Allen] [Introduced in 1956 by Nat King Cole] ................ 3.50
2. Simplice .................................................................................................... 2.47
3. In A Sentimental Mood [Duke Ellington – Many Kurtz – Irving Mills] .......... 3.05
4. As Long As I Live [Harold Arlen – Ted Koehler] .......................................... 3.24
5. East Of The Sun [& West of The Moon] [Brooks Bowman] .......................... 2.28
6. Dancing On The Ceiling [Rodgers & Hart - 1930 Simple Simon] ............... 3.06
7. Mood Indigo [Duke Ellington & Irving Mills] .............................................. 2.24
8. If I Love Again [Ben Oakland – Jack Murray - 1933 Hold Your Horses] ...... 4.28
9. The Girl That I Marry [Irving Berlin - 1946 Annie Get Your Gun] ................. 2.11
10. Always [Irving Berlin – 1925 The Cocoanuts] ............................................. 2.19
11. Alexander’s Ragtime Band [Irving Berlin – Introduced by Emma Camus] ... 2.05
12. Easter Parade [Irving Berlin - 1933 As Thousands Cheer] .......................... 2.30
13. You’re Just In Love [Irving Berlin – 1951 Call Me Madam] ......................... 2.23
14. How Deep Is The Ocean [Irving Berlin – Recorded by Bing Crosby 1932] .. 2.30
15. They Say That Falling In Love Is Wonderful [Irving Berlin – ....................... 2.18
1946 Annie Get Your Gun] 16. All Alone [Irving Berlin – Music Box Revue of 1924] .................................. 2.11
17. Blue Skies [Irving Berlin – 1927 Betsy] ...................................................... 2.02
18. I Love A Piano [Irving Berlin – 1916 Stop! Look! Listen!] ............................ 1.22
19. I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm [Irving Berlin – 1917 On The Avenue] 2.09
20. The Eyes of Love [Carol’s Theme] [Quincey Jones - 1967 Film Banning] .. 2.18
21. Sweet Maria [Bert Kaempter – M. Gabler] .................................................. 1.55
22. Green Green Grass Of Home. [C. “Curry” Putman – Elvis Presley] ............. 2.02
23. Georgy Girl [Joy Springfield – Jim Dale] .................................................... 2.05
24. Spanish Eyes [Bert Kaempter – Carol Singleton – Eddie Snyder] ............... 2.05
25. All [R. Jessel – M. Grudeff- Theme “Run For Your Wife”] .......................... 2.10
26. A Man & A Women [Francis Lai – P. Barouth ] ........................................... 2.22
27. Somethin’ Stupid [C.C. Parks] ................................................................... 2.08
28. There’s A Kind Of A Hush [All Over The World] [L. Reed – G. Stephens] .... 2.37
29. Winchester Cathedral [G. Stephens] ........................................................... 1.27
30. Strangers In The Night [C. Singleton – E. Snyder – Bert Kaempfert] ........... 2.34
Total Playing Time 78.58
GREAT OPERETTAS Highlights in English
FBCD 416/417
Volume Three
CD No.1
BABES IN TOYLAND
Music by Victor Herbert, Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
1. Introduction/Never Mind Bo-Peep, We Will Find Your Sheep - Jeanette Scovotti, Mallory Walker and Chorus 3.22 2. Barney O'Flynn - Sara Endich and Chorus 3.29 3. Military Ball - Orchestra 1.27 4. I Can’t Do The Sum - Mary Ellen Pracht and Chorus 3.03 5. Eccentric Dance - Orchestra 0.58 6. The Moon Will Help You Out - Andrea Mathews 2.08 7. March of the Toys - Orchestra 3.54 8. Go To Sleep, Slumber Deep - Mary Ellen Pracht, Peter Palmer, Patricia Kelly and Chorus 1.48 9. Song of the Poet - Peter Palmer and Chorus 3.06 10. Finale: Toyland - Mallory Walker and Chorus 4.01 MLLE. MODISTE Music by Victor Herbert, Lyrics by Henry Blossom 11. Introduction/Opening Chorus: Furs and Feathers, Buckles and Bows - Sara Endlich, Patricia Kelly and Chorus 3.24 12. When the Cat’s Away the Mice Will Play - Sara Endlich, Patricia Kelly & Evelyn Sachs 1.19 13. The Time and the Place and the Girl - Arthur Rubin 2.21 14. The Charity Bazaar/Ze English Language - Orchestra 1.12 15. Kiss Me Again - Jeanette Scovotti 3.46 16. Love Me, Love My Dog - Robert Nagy 4.04 17. The Nightingale and the Star - Jeanette Scovotti 4.07 18. I Want What I Want When I Want It - Kenneth Smith 1.52 19. Finale: The Mascot of the Troop - Jeanette Scovotti, Arthur Rubin and Chorus 2.23

THE RED MILL
Music by Victor Herbert, Lyrics by Henry Blossom
20. Introduction/Opening Chorus: By the Side of the Mill - Chorus 4.30 21. The Isle of Our Dreams - Richard Fredricks and Mary Ellen Pracht 1.59 22. Whistle It - Chorus 0.49 23. When You’re Pretty and the World is Fair - Chorus 2.18 24. I Want You To Marry Me/You Can Never Tell About A Woman - Orchestra 2.22 25. Act 1 Finale: Moonbeams - Richard Fredricks and Mary Ellen Pracht 3.34 26. Gossip Song - Chorus 0.44 27. Every Day is Ladies’ Day with Me - William Chapman and Chorus 4.06 28. Because You’re You - Evelyn Sachs and William Chapman 2.26 29. If You Love But Me - Jean Sanders and Chorus 2.18 30. Finale: The Streets of New York - Stanley Grover and Chorus 2.14
Total Time: 79.29

CD No.2
NAUGHTY MARIETTA
Music by Victor Herbert, Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
1. Introduction/Opening Chorus: Come, Come, Come, For The Morning Is Breaking/Clear The Way! - Chorus 4.44 2. Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! - William Lewis and Chorus 2.11 3. Naughty Marietta - Anna Moffo 1.48 4. It Never, Never Can Be Love - Anna Moffo and William Lewis 1.26 5. ‘Neath the Southern Moon - Rosalind Elias 3.12 6. Italian Street Song - Anna Moffo and Chorus 2.22 7. Loves Of New Orleans - Chorus 1.38 8. I'm Falling In Love with Someone - William Lewis 3.05 9. Finale: Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life/Italian Street Song - Anna Moffo, William Lewis and Chorus 3.14
LAWRENCE TIBBETT – A VOICE OF DISTINCTION
FBCD418/419
CD-1
The Rogue Song [MGM] New York premiere 1-18-1930
1. The White Dove [Rogue Song] [Clifford Grey/Herbert Stothart] [sound track] 4.31 2. The Narrative [Rogue Song] [Clifford Grey/Herbert Stothart] [sound track] 2.25 3. When I’m Looking at You [Rogue Song] [Clifford Grey/Herbert Stothart] [conductor: Nathaniel Shilkret] RCA 1447, Rec. 1-15-1950] 3.46 The New Moon [MGM] New York premiere 12-23-1930 4. The Farmer’s Daughter [Hammerstein II/Romberg] [with Grace Moore] [sound track] 5.02 5. Wanting You [The New Moon] [HammersteinII/Romberg] [with Grace Moore] [sound track] 4.12 6. Lover Come Back to Me [HammersteinII/Romberg] [sound track] 2.31 The Southerner/The Prodigal [MGM] New York Premiere 6-26-1931 7. Without a Song [Great Day] [Rose Eliscu/Vincent Youmans] [S/T] 2.42 8. Life is a Dream [Arthur Freed/Oskar Straus] [sound track] 3.37 9. Home Sweet Home [sound track] 1.33 10. Spirituals [including Down By the River Side] [sound track] 3.52 Cuban Love Song [MGM] New York Premiere 12-4-1931 11. The Cuban Love Song [Herbert Stothart/Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh] [sound track] 2.45 12. Tramps at Sea [[Herbert Stothart/Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh] [S/T] 2.30 Metropolitan [20th Century Fox] New York Premiere 10-17-1935 13. Pagliacci-Prologue [Ruggiero Leoncavallo] [sound track] 5.30 14. Il Barbiere di Siviglia-Largo al factotum [Rossini] [sound track] 4.36 15. Carmen-Toreador Song [Halevy/Bizet] [sound track] 5.10 16. De Glory Road [Clement Wolfe/Jacques Wolf] [sound track] 4.44 17. On the Road to Mandalay (scene included “Sugar Plum”] [Rudyard Kipling/Oley Speaks] [sound track] 4.51 Under Your Spell [MGM] New York Premiere 11-6-1936 18. Amigo [Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz] [sound track] 4.20 19. My Little Mule Wagon [Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz] [sound track] 4.23 20. Under Your Spell [Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz] [sound track] 2.32 Total Playing Time 76.29

CD2
Under Your Spell (continued)
1. Faust- Le veau d’or [Barbier/Carre/Gounod] [Sound Track] 3.47 2. In the Gloaming [Anny Harrison] Bell Telephone Hour 3-8-1945 3.43 3. Johnny the One [John C. Sacco] Bell Telephone Hour 3-8-1943 5.33 4. La Forza del Destino-Una fatale Bell Telephone Hour 3-8-1943 3.41 5. Emperor Jones-Standing in the Need of Prayer…finale [Louis Gruenberg] Packard Hour, 10-16-1934 10.22 6. Die Meistersinger-Was duftet doch der Flieder [in English] [Richard Wagner] Packard Hour 10-2-1934 5.30 7. Simon Boccanegra-Pleba! Patrizi! Popolo…[Verdi] [with Elisabeth Rethberg, Giovanni Martinelli] Metropolitan Opera 1-16-1935 6.20 8. Il Trovatore-Il balen [Verdi] Packard Hour 2-25-1936 3.42 9. Tosca-Gia, mi dicon venal [Puccini] Packard Hour 2-18-1936 2.56 10. Il Tabarro-Scorre, fiume [Puccini] Packard Hour 11-12-1935 3.53 11. La Traviata-Di provenza il mar [Verdi] Packard Hour 2-18-1936 4.41 12. Der Erlkönig [Goethe/Schubert] [source unknown; probably Ford Hour. 1947] 4.19 13. I Love Thee [Andersen/Grieg] Bell Telephone Hour 1-25-1943 2.24 14. Song of the Flea [Goethe/Moussorrgsky] Bell Telephone Hour 1-25-1943 3.40 15. Skit with Jane Froman and Alex Templeton, Texaco Star Theater 2.50 16. Accentuate the Positive - Hit Parade 3.04 17. And Love Was Born [Music in the Air] [Oscar Hammerstein II/Jerome Kern] Victor 1612, 12-8-1932 3.32 18. The Crucifix [Faure] [with Richard Crooks] [organ-Mark Andrews] unpublished Victor BE-43720, 3-10-1928 3.38
Total Playing Time 78.3
GREAT OPERETTAS Highlights in English
FBCD420/421
Volume Four
CD No.1
SHOW BOAT
Music by Jerome Kern, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11
1. Introduction/Opening: Cotton Blossom, Cotton Blossom - Chorus 1.24 2. Make Believe - Mary Ellen Pracht and Richard Fredricks 3.22 3. Ol' Man River - Valentine Pringle and Chorus 2.43 4. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Rosalind Elias and Chorus 3.01 5. Life Upon The Wicked Stage - Janet Pavek and Chorus 1.32 6. You Are Love - Mary Ellen Pracht and Richard Fredricks 3.10 7. Bill - Anna Moffo 3.55 8. Why Do I Love You? - Mary Ellen Pracht and Richard Fredricks 2.53 9. Finale: Ol' Man River (Reprise) - Valentine Pringle and Chorus 1.50 ROBERTA Music by Jerome Kern, Lyrics by Otto Harbach 10. Prelude - Chorus 0.55 11. You're Devastating - Stanley Grover 2.54 12. Yesterdays - Evelyn Sachs 2.28 13. The Touch of Your Hand - Anna Moffo and Charles Green 3.04 14. I'll Be Hard To Handle - Jean Sanders 2.22 15. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Anna Moffo 3.18 16. Let's Begin - Anna Moffo and Stanley Grover 2.14 17. Finale: You're Devastating (Reprise) - Chorus 1.36 NO, NO, NANETTE Music by Vincent Youmans, Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Irving Caesar 18. Overture/Too Many Rings Around Rosie - Chorus 4.30 19. I've Confessed To The Breeze - Jeanette Scovotti and John Hauxvell 2.44 20. I Want To Be Happy - Jeanette Scovotti and Bryan Johnson 2.29 21. No, No, Nanette - Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus 2.30 22. Tea For Two - John Hauxvell and Jeanette Scovotti 3.37 23. You Can Dance With Any Girl At All - David Croft, June Marlow and Chorus 2.04 24. Take A Little One-Step - William Lewis and Jeanette Scovotti 2.19 25. Finale: Tea For Two (Reprise)/I Want To Be Happy (Reprise) - Jeanette Scovotti, John Hauxvell, William Lewis and Chorus 1.47 HIT THE DECK Music by Vincent Youmans, Lyrics by Irving Caesar and Leo Robin 26. Hallelujah - Chorus 1.47 27. Sometimes I'm Happy - Millicent Martin and Chorus 2.30 28. I Know That You Know - Kevin Scott and Chorus 1.51 29. Join The Navy - Kevin Scott and Chorus 1.52 30. Why Oh Why - Millicent Martin and Chorus 2.51 31. Finale: Sometimes I'm Happy (Reprise)/Hallelujah (Reprise) - Millicent Martin, Kevin Scott and Chorus 2.48
Total Time: 79.47

CD No.2
BITTER SWEET
Music and lyrics by Noël Coward
1. Prelude - Orchestra 2.11 2. The Call Of Love - Rosalind Elias 1.51 3. If You Could Only Come With Me - John Hauxvell 1.41 4. I'll See You Again - Rosalind Elias and John Hauxvell 4.24 5. Ladies Of The Town - Chorus 1.18 6. If Love Were All - Jeanette Scovotti 4.07 7. Dear Little Cafe - Portia Nelson and Robert Rounseville 3.29 8. Tokay - John Hauxvell and Chorus 2.30 9. Kiss Me - Jeanette Scovotti 2.23 10. Zigeuner - Rosalind Elias 2.54 11. Finale: I'll See You Again (Reprise) - Rosalind Elias and John Hauxvell 3.21 PORGY AND BESS Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Dubose Heyward and Ira Gershwin 12. Prelude/Summertime - Anna Moffo and Chorus 3.07 13. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing - Andrew Frierson and Chorus 1.55 14. My Man's Gone Now - Billie Daniels and Chorus 3.51 15. I Got Plenty Of Nothin' - Valentine Pringle and Chorus 2.43 16. Bess, You Is My Woman Now - Valentine Pringle and Urlee Leonardos 5.05 17. It Ain't Necessarily So - Avon Long and Chorus 2.10 18. I Loves You, Porgy - Clamma Dale and Donnie Ray Albert 1.35 19. There's A Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York - Avon Long 2.15 20. Finale: I'm On My Way - Valentine Pringle and Chorus 4.50 THE SONG OF NORWAY Based on the music of Edvard Grieg. Musical adaptation and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest 21. Prelude/The Legend - William Lewis 4.39 22. Hill Of Dreams - Jeanette Scovotti, Richard Fredricks and William Lewis 5.12 23. Freddy And His Fiddle - William Linton, Peryne Anker and Chorus 1.32 24. Strange Music - Jeanette Scovotti and Richard Fredricks 3.21 25. Now - Brenda Lewis and Chorus 1.27 26. Midsummer's Eve/Hymn Of Betrothal - Patricia Kelly. William Lewis,
NELSON EDDY – CHASE and SANBORN SHOWS 1937-39
FBCD422
1. Iolantha-Lord Chancellors Nightmare [W. S. Gilbert/Arthur Sullivan] 9-5-37 4.15 2. Showboat-Ol’ Man River Oscar Hammerstein II/Jerome Kern] 9-26-37 3.16 3. None but the Lonley Heart [P. I. Tschaikowsky] 9-26-37 3.05 4. The Fair at Sorochinsk-Gopac [Modest Musssorzsky] 9-26-37 2.38 5. Song of the Shirt [Rogue Song] [Clifford Grey/Herbert Stothart] 10-3-37 4.02 6. Song of the Vagabonds [Vagabond King] Brian Hooker, William Post/Rudolf Friml] 10-31-37 2.12 7. In the Silence of the Night [Serge Rachmaninoff] 12-12-37 2.57 8. Danse Macabre [Henri Cazaris/Camille Saint-Saëns] 9-11-38 3.30 9. Brown October Ale [Robin Hood] [Harry Bache Smith/Reginald De Koven] 10-30-38 3.38 10. Carry Me Back To Old Virginny [James A. Bland] 11-14-38 4.13 11. On Parade [Sweethearts] [Bob Wright, Chet Forrest/Victor Herbert] 1-29-39 2.21 12. Don Juan Serenade [Mikhail Lermontov/P. I. Tschaikowsky] 1-29-39 3.10 13. Where Else But Here [Let Freedom Ring] [Edward Heymajn/Sigmund Romberg] 8-13-39 3.42 14. The Stockriders Song William James/Richard Baylis] 8-27-39 2.02 15. I Must Down to the Sea Again 9-3-39 3.25 16. The Cork Leg [Irish Traditional]9-3-39 2.59 17. The Builder [James Foley/Charles Wakefield Cadman] 9-3-39 4.21 18. The Wedding of Miss Duck 9-24-39 2.00 19. Crown of the Year 10-1-39 2.54 20. Semele-Where’er You Walk [George Friderik Handel] 10-1-39 5.01 21. Little Girls, Goodbye [Apple Blossoms] [Viktor Jacobi/Fritz Kreisler] 10-29-39 2.44 22. At the Balalaika [Balalaika] [George Posford/Herbert Stothart] 11-5-39 3.10 23. On the Road to Mandalay [Rudyard Kipling/Oley Speaks] 12-12-39 3.56
Total Playing Time 78.09
JAMES MELTON, RENOWNED AMERICAN TENOR - A TREASURY OF SONG
FBCD423
1. I’ll See You Again [Bitter Sweet] [Noel Coward] - with Francia White BTH 1940 2.58 2. Manon: A! Grieux!...Ö Manon! Manon Tu pleures [Jules Massenet] - with Francia White BTH 1940 3.16 3. Lakmé: Prendre le destin…Fantaisie [Leo Delibes] BTH 5-7-1945 5.09 4. Mexican Serenade [John Sacco] BTH 12-14-1942 2.30 5. Green Hills of Ireland [Maud Shields/Teresa Del Riego]; The Little Irish Girl [E. Teschemacher/Herman Loehr] BTH 5-7-45 4.28 6. David and Goliath [Malotte] BTH 4-1-1946 4.31 7. Do Not Go My Love [R. Taglore/Richard Hagemann] BTH 11-20-1944 2.40 8. She Came to the Fair [traditional] BTH 5-28-1945? Texaco Star Theater 4-7-1946 [Guest: Victoria Spoon] 2.43 9. Opening Theme-I Will Bring You Music; Begin the Beguine [Cole Porter]; You Are Love [Show Boat] [Oscar Hammerstein 11/Jerome Kern] - with Victoria Spoon 7.14 10. The Rosary [Nevin]; I Hear You Calling Me [Hartford/Marshall]; All the Things You Are - with Victoria Spoon; The Trumpeter [Barron/Dicks]; Closing Texaco Star Theater 5-12-1946 [Guest: Virginia Haskins] 16.26 11. Opening Theme- I Will Bring You Music; They Say It’s Wonderful [Annie Get Your Gun] [Irving Berlin] ; You Are Free [Apple Blossoms] - with Virginia Haskins [Fritz Kreisler/Viktor Jacobi] 7.55 12. I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen [Westendorf]; Mother o’ Mine [Kipling/Tours]; Embraceable You [Girl Crazy] [Gershwin/Gershwin] - with Virginia Haskins; Old Man River [Show Boat] [Oscar Hammerstein 11/Jerome Kern]; Closing Theme - I Will Bring You Music 15.22
Total Time: 78.5
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