CAROUSEL



Composer: Richard Rodgers
Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II

Opened: April 19, 1945, Majestic Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 890

Note: Only numbers not found on the original Broadway cast recording are noted below.


Ballet:

1. Carousel, CD/Angel 7243 5 27352 2 8 (20th Century-Fox Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman)
2. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
3. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
4. Hey, Mr. Producer!: The Musical World Of Cameron Mackintosh, CD/First Night 314 538 030-2 (orchestra conducted by Martin Koch)
5. Carousel, CD/Stratford Festival 8 89211 63549 8 (Orchestra with musical direction by Franklin Brasz)
6. Carousel, CD/Craft CR00118 (Orchestra with musical direction by Andy Einhorn)


The Bench Scene (or a significant portion thereof):

1. Carousel, Capitol (S) SW-694 (Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae with 20th Century-Fox Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman) [reissued as CD/Angel 7243 5 27352 2 8]
2. Carousel, RCA Victor LPM-1048 (Robert Merrill and Patrice Munsel with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel) [reissued as CD/Flare ROYCD268; also found on Carousel, CD/Sony 92871 (bonus track)]
3. Carousel, RCA (S) LSO-1114 (John Raitt and Eileen Christy with orchestra directed by Franz Allers) [reissued as CD/RCA Victor 09026-68071-2]
4. Carousel, Music For Pleasure (S) 50365 (Shirley Chapman and David Holliday with orchestra conducted by Sam Fonteyn)
5. Carousel, Columbia Special Products CSM 479 (Robert Goulet and Mary Grover with orchestra conducted by Jack Elliot)
6. Carousel, Command (S) RS 843 SD (Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters with the Command orchestra directed by Jay Blackton) [reissued on Carousel/Alfred Drake and Robert Peters Sing The Popular Music Of Leonard Bernstein, CD/Stage Door STAGE 2340]
7. Carousel, Rondolette (S) SA 141 (Barbara Altman and Lawrence Chelsi with orchestra directed by Russ Case)
8. Carousel, World (S) 7011 (Barry Kent and Barbara Elsy with orchestra conducted by Johnny Douglas)
9. Hits From The Shows, Reader's Digest GSHO 8A (Margot Moser and Robert Peterson with The Robert Mandell Orchestra) [reissued on Romance & Love: The Great Musicals, CD/Reader's Digest RDCD3651-2]
10. Rodgers & Hammerstein, Music For Pleasure (S) MFP 5205 (Lorna Dallas, Barry Kent and The Eden Singers with musical direction by Roger and Amanda Holman) [reissued on Rodgers & Hammerstein Greatest Hits, CD/Spectrum U4039]
11. Isabel Bigley and Stephen Douglass Sing Rodgers And Hammerstein, Design (S) SDLP 75 (Isabel Bigley and Stephen Douglass)
12. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (Samuel Ramey and Barbara Cook with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
13. Carousel, CD/Carlton Sounds PWKS 4144 (Claire Moore and Dave Willetts with the West End Concert Orchestra conducted by Matthew Freeman)
14. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (Michael Hayden and Joanna Riding with orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
15. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Michael Hayden and Sally Murphy with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
16. Something Wonderful: Songs Of Oscar Hammerstein And Stephen Sondheim, CD/LML Music LML CD-109 (Anne Kerry Ford) (as "Two Little People/If I Loved You")
17. Songs For My Father, CD/Harbinger HCD-1902 (Heather MacRae and Mark Nadler with Mark Nadler, piano)


Finale Ultimo (You'll Never Walk Alone (reprise)):

1. Carousel, RCA Victor LPM-1048 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel) [reissued as CD/Flare ROYCD268]
2. Carousel, RCA (S) LSO-1114 (John Raitt and Eileen Christy with orchestra directed by Franz Allers) [reissued as CD/RCA Victor 09026-68071-2]
3. Carousel, Capitol (S) SW-694 (Shirley Jones and Mixed Chorus with 20th Century-Fox Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman) [reissued as CD/Angel 7243 5 27352 2 8]
4. Carousel, Music For Pleasure (S) 50365 (Shirley Chapman and the Mike Sammes Singers with orchestra conducted by Sam Fonteyn)
5. Carousel, Columbia Special Products CSM 479 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Jack Elliot)
6. Carousel, Command (S) RS 843 SD (Alfred Drake, Roberta Peters, Claramae Turner, and the Command Chorus with the Command orchestra directed by Jay Blackton) [reissued on Carousel/Alfred Drake and Robert Peters Sing The Popular Music Of Leonard Bernstein, CD/Stage Door STAGE 2340]
7. Carousel, World (S) 7011 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Johnny Douglas)
8. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (Chorus, Samuel Ramey, and Barbara Cook with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
9. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (Company with orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
10. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Company with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
11. Hey, Mr. Producer!: The Musical World Of Cameron Mackintosh, CD/First Night 314 538 030-2 (Hal Fowler & Joanna Riding, Dana Stackpole & Barbara King with orchestra conducted by Martin Koch) (part of "Porch Scene")
12. Carousel, CD/Craft CR00118 (Company with musical direction by Andy Einhorn)


Geraniums In The Winder:

1. Carousel, RCA Victor LPM-1048 (Herbert Banke, Florence Henderson, George Iving & Chorus with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel) [reissued as CD/Flare ROYCD268]
2. Carousel, Command (S) RS 843 SD (Jon Crain with the Command orchestra directed by Jay Blackton) [reissued on Carousel/Alfred Drake and Robert Peters Sing The Popular Music Of Leonard Bernstein, CD/Stage Door STAGE 2340]
3. Oklahoma/Carousel Suites, RCA Victor LM-1884 (Morton Gould and His Orchestra)
4. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (David Rendall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
5. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (Clive Rowe with orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
6. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Eddie Korbich with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
7. The Hollywood Bowl On Broadway, CD/Philips 446 404-2 (The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra conducted by John Mauceri)
8. Carousel, CD/Stratford Festival 8 89211 63549 8 (Sean Alexander Hauk, Evan Buliung, Robin Evan Willis, and Ensemble with musical direction by Franklin Brasz)


Give It To 'Em Good, Carrie:

1. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Audra MacDonald and Chorus with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
2. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (Sarah Brightman and Chorus with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani) (part of beginning section of "June Is Bustin' Out All Over")


Hornpipe (dance):

1. Jan Clayton Sings Carousel: Brussels World Fair, Disneyland (S) ST 3939 (Jan Clayton and the Gloria Woods Chorus with orchestra conducted by Salvador "Tutti" Camarata) (portion of "Blow High, Blow Low") [reissued on Jan Clayton Sings Rodgers and Hammersteinís Carousel/Ella Logan Sings Favorites from Finianís Rainbow, CD/Stage Door STAGE 2480 ]


If I Loved You (Act Two reprise):

1. Carousel, Capitol (S) SW-694 (Gordon MacRae with 20th Century-Fox Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman) [reissued as CD/Angel 7243 5 27352 2 8]
2. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (Samuel Ramey with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
3. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (Michael Hayden with orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
4. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Michael Hayden with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
5. Hey, Mr. Producer!: The Musical World Of Cameron Mackintosh, CD/First Night 314 538 030-2 (Hal Fowler with orchestra conducted by Martin Koch) (part of "Porch Scene")
6. Aspects Of Rodgers And Hammerstein, CD/Intersound 8307 (Paul Freeman Orchestra Of The Americas)
7. Carousel, CD/Stratford Festival 8 89211 63549 8 (Jonathan Winbsy with musical direction by Franklin Brasz)


Intermezzo:

1. Carousel, Rondolette (S) SA 141 (orchestra directed by Russ Case)


June Is Bustin' Out All Over Ballet:

1. Carousel, CD/Angel 7243 5 27352 2 8 (20th Century-Fox Orchestra conducted by Alfred Newman)


Mister Snow (reprise):

1. Carousel, RCA (S) LSO-1114 (Susan Watson, Reid Shelton, and Chorus with orchestra directed by Franz Allers) [reissued as CD/RCA Victor 09026-68071-2]
2. Carousel, CD/MCA MCAD-6209 (Girls' Chorus, Sarah Brightman, and David Rendall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
3. Carousel, CD/First Night OCR CD6042 (Katrina Murphy, the Girls, and Clive Rowe with orchestra directed by Martin Yates)
4. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Audra MacDonald, Eddie Korbich, and Chorus with orchestra directed by Eric Stern)
5. Carousel, CD/Stratford Festival 8 89211 63549 8 (Robin Evan Willis, Sean Alexander Hauk,and the Ladies with musical direction by Franklin Brasz)
6. Carousel, CD/Craft CR00118 (Women, Jessie Mueller, Lindsay Mendez, and Alexander Gemignani with musical direction by Andy Einhorn)


Porch Scene:

1. Hey, Mr. Producer!: The Musical World Of Cameron Mackintosh, CD/First Night 314 538 030-2 (Hal Fowler & Joanna Riding, Dana Stackpole & Barbara King with orchestra conducted by Martin Koch)


The Sermon (dialogue):

1. Carousel, CD/Broadway Angel CDQ 7243 5 55199 2 4 (Brian d'Arcy James)


Unrecorded Material:

Carrie's Incidental ("I'm A Madcap Maiden From Broadway!")
Entr'acte
June Is Bustin' Out All Over (Act One, Scene 3 reprise)