COUNTESS MARITZA



Composer: Emmerich Kalman
Lyricist: Harry B. Smith

Opened: September 18, 1926, Sam S. Shubert Theatre, N.Y.C.; moved on January 24, 1927 to the 44th Street Theatre; moved on March 28, 1927 to Jolsonís Theatre; moved on May 16, 1927 to the Sam S. Shubert Theatre
Performances: 321

Note: No attempt has been made to compile discographical information for any version other than the one with lyrics by Harry B. Smith.


Come At The Call Of Love (M: Al Goodman):

1. 78/Victor 35809 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Thomas L. Thomas, Ruth Slater, and Chorus)


Dear Home Of Mine, Goodbye:

1. 78/Victor 20138 (Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal chorus) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Thomas L. Thomas)


Hola, Follow, Follow Me (Song Of Greeting):

1. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Chorus)


Iíll Keep On Dreaming:

1. 78/Victor 35809 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (Jeanette Scovotti and Neil Howlett with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
3. Vienna So Gay, Decca (M) DL 8810 (Hans Carste and His Orchestra)


In The Days Gone By:

1. 78/Victor 20188 (Victor Salon Orchestra conducted by Nathaniel Shilkret)
2. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (William Lewis and John Hauxvell with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
3. Vienna So Gay, Decca (M) DL 8810 (Hans Carste and His Orchestra)
4. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Thomas L. Thomas)


Love Is Just A Flash Of Light (not in program):

1. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (William Lewis, Jeanette Scovotti, and Chorus with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
2. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr, Thomas L. Thomas, and Chorus)


Love Has Found My Heart (M: Al Goodman):

1. 78/Victor 35809 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr, Thomas L. Thomas, and Chorus)
Radio transcriptions performed by Lucrezia Bori with Andre Kostelanetzís Orchestra and Jarmila Novotna with Andre Kostelanetzís Orchestra are also known to exist.


The Music Thrills Me:

1. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (Jeanette Scovotti and Chorus with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
2. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr and Chorus)


The One Iím Looking For:

1. 78/Victor 35809 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. 78/Edison 51817 (B.A. Rolfe and His Palais DíOr Orchestra)
3. 78/Brunswick 3281 (Carl Fentonís Orchestra with vocal chorus)
4. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (Jeanette Scovotti and Neil Howlett with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
5. Vienna So Gay, Decca (M) DL 8810 (Hans Carste and his Orchestra)
6. Thanks For The Memory, CD/Pavilion PASTCD 7024 (Hubert Gregg)
7. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr and Chorus)


Overture:

1. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
2. Operetta: Hot & Romantic, CD/Capriccio 10 849 (WDR Rundfunkorchester Koln conducted by Michail Jurowski)
3. Countess Maritza, CD/Operetta Archives OA-1006 (Ohio
4. Countess Martiza, CD/JAY CDJAY 1258 (Sadlerís Wells
5. The Magical World Of Operetta, CD/Readerís Digest RDCD1191-6 (The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein)
6. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (radio orchestra)


Play Gypsies(, Dance Gypises):

1. 78/Victor 35809 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
2. 78/Gennett 6043 (Walter Woolf with the Hungarian Gypsy Orchestra)
3. 78/Edison 51817 (B.A. Rolfe and His Palais DíOr Orchestra)
4. 78/Brunswick 3281 (Carl Fentonís Orchestra with vocal chorus)
5. 78/Victor 20138 (Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal chorus) [reissued on Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002]
6. 78/Columbia 734 D (Fred Rich and His Hotel Astor Orchestra)
7. 78/Perfect 14696 (McLaughlinís Melodians)
8. 78/Regal 8157 (Billy Jones with the Imperial Dance Orchestra)
9. 78/Victor 11-8224 (James Melton with the Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Don Voorhees)
10. 78/Columbia 36625 (Don Baker, organ)
11. 78/Columbia 35550 (Wladimir Selinsky and His String Ensemble)
12. 78/V Disc 688 (Don Baker at the Paramount Theatre Organ)
13. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (William Lewis with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
14. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (William Lewis, Jeanette Scovotti, and Chorus with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)
15. Greatest Music From Broadway, Readerís Digest (S) RDS33-M (Hill Bowen and His Orchestra)
16. Vienna So Gay, Decca (M) DL 8810 (Hans Carste and his Orchestra)
17. Memories Of Old Broadway, CD/Take Two TT510CD (The Artists Ensemble)
18. Kalman Conducts Kalman: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 2, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Gitta Alpar and Felix Knight with orchestra conducted by Emmerich Kalman)
19. The Magical World Of Operetta, CD/Readerís Digest RDCD1191-6 (Mario Lanza with orchestra conducted by Ray Sinatra)
20. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Igor Gorin)
21. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Thomas L. Thomas and Chorus)
22. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr, Thomas L. Thomas, and Chorus) (reprise)
23. Kalman On Broadway: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 3, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Nancy Carr, Thomas L. Thomas, and Chorus) (second reprise)
24. AFRS Benny Goodman Show, Vol. 11, CD/Sounds Of Yesterday DSOY 873 (Benny Goodman and His Orchestra)
25. 49 Original Recordings, CD/Prism PLATBX 2211 (Richard Tauber)
26. Robert Merrill On Radio, CD/Radio Years RY 14 (Robert Merrill)
27. An Enchanted Evening On Broadway With Earl Wrightson/Earl Wrightson Sings Ballads Of A Soldier Of Fortune, CD/Sepia 1332 (Earl Wrightson with orchestra conducted by Norman Paris)

Radio transcriptions performed by the Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra and Chorus, Frank Parker with the Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra, Grace Moore with the Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra.


Say Yes, Sweetheart, Say Yes (sheet music only):

1. Kalman Conducts Kalman: The Music Of Emmerich Kalman Volume 2, CD/Operetta Archives OA 1002 (Gitta Alpar and Felix Knight with orchestra conducted by Emmerich Kalman)


Sister Mine (sheet music only):

1. Treasury Of Great Operettas, Readerís Digest 46-N3 (William Lewis and Patricia Clark with orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel)


Unrecorded Material:

Brown-Eyed Girl
Donít Tempt Me
Finale (Act 1)
Finale (Act 2)
Finale (Act 3)
Flirtation Dance
Golden Dreams (M: Harry K. Morton)
Gypsy Passion (ASCAP/Library of Congress only)
Make Up Your Mind
Opening (Act 2)
Who Am I?
Why Is The World So Changed Today?
Why Work And Slave All Day (ASCAP/Library of Congress only)