The Merry Widow
Song List
Recordings and Videos
     1-1 Excerpt from the opening Can-Can
Franz Lehar Title: The Merry Widow. Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvout as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
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  speaker   1-2Excerpt of Can-Can from"Grisetten-Lied"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-3 Excerpt of Can-Can from "Women"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-4 Excerpt from Hanna's opening mazurka
Excerpt from Hanna's opening mazurka
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-5 Excerpt from Act One Finale Polka
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-6 Excerpt from Act II opening Polonaise
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-7 Excerpt of country dances from Act II
Excerpt of country dances from Act II
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-8 "Mi velimo dase Veslimo! Hei a ho!"
Franz Lehar. Die lustige Witwe. Published/distributed: Hamburg, Germany: Deutsche Grammophon, p1994. Publisher number: 439 911-2 Deutsche Grammophon. Cast/performers: Cheryl Studer as Hanna the Merry Widow, Barbara Bonney as Valencienne, Boje Skovhus, Rainer Trost, Bryn Terfel. Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
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  speaker   1-9 Excerpt from Act II kolo
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-10 Canzona rhythm of "Vilia"
Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvout as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia • page 24
  speaker  1-11 Opening phrase of "Vilia" chorus
Ibid.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia
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  speaker  1-12 Excerpt from "The Cavalier"
Ibid.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia, Robert Rounseville as Danilo
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  speaker  1-13 Opening phrase of "Vilia" chorus
Ibid.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia
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  speaker  1-14 Excerpt from instrumental "Merry Widow Waltz"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-15 Excerpt from German texted version of the "Merry Widow Waltz"
Franz Lehar. Die lustige Witwe. Published/distributed: Hamburg, Germany: Deutsche Grammophon, p1994. Publisher number: 439 911-2 Deutsche Grammophon. Cast/performers: Cheryl Studer as Hanna the Merry Widow, Barbara Bonney as Valencienne, Boje Skovhus as Danilo, Rainer Trost as Camille, Bryn Terfel as Baron Zeta. Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
Performed by: Cheryl Studer as Hanna, Boje Skovhus as Danilo
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  speaker  1-16 Excerpt from English texted version of the "Merry Widow Waltz"
Excerpt from English texted version of the "Merry Widow Waltz"
Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvuot as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia, Robert Rounseville as Danilo
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  speaker  1-17 Excerpt from "A Dutiful Wife"
Ibid.
Performed by: Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvuot as Baron Popoff
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  speaker  1-18 Excerpt from "The Charm of Domesticity"
Franz Lehar. Die lustige Witwe. Published/distributed: Hamburg, Germany: Deutsche Grammophon, p1994. Publisher number: 439 911-2 Deutsche Grammophon. Cast/performers: Cheryl Studer as Hanna the Merry Widow, Barbara Bonney as Valencienne, Boje Skovhus as Danilo, Rainer Trost as Camille, Bryn Terfel as Baron Zeta. Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.
Performed by: Barbara Bonney as Valencienne, Rainer Trost as Camille
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  speaker  1-19 Excerpt from "Love in My Heart"
Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvuot as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
Performed by: Genevieve Walton as Natalie, Wesley Dalton as Camille
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  speaker  1-20 Excerpt from "Women"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-21 Excerpt from Gustav Mahler Symphony 9, mvmt iii
Gustav Mahler Symphonie No. 9. Published/distributed: Hamburg, Deutsche Grammophon, p1998.Publisher Number: 289 457 581-2 Deutsche Grammophon. Cast/performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Boulez
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  speaker  1-22 Excerpt from "Maxim's"
Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvuot as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
Performed by: Robert Rounseville as Danilo
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  speaker  1-23 Excerpt from Shostakovich Symphony 7
Symphony No. 7 in C major, op. 60 "Leningrad"/Dmitri Shostakovich. Published/Distributed: New York: Sony Classical, [1993], p1965. Publisher Number: SMK47616 Sony Classical. Royal Edition series; no.78. Cast/performers: New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.
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  speaker  1-24 Excerpt from Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Bela Bartok. Concerto for Orchestra and Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta. Published/distributed: New York: Sony Classical, [1989], p1965. Published Number: SMK 47510 Sony Classical. Royal Edition series; no1. Cast performers: New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein
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  speaker  1-25 Excerpt of canon from "Women"
Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvuot as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
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  speaker  1-26 Excerpt from Act II Finale
Ibid.
Performed by: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, and chorus.
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Naughty Marietta
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  speaker  1-27 Excerpt from "Italian Street Song"
Victor Herbert. Naughty Marietta. The Smithsonian American Musical Theater Series N 026 1981. Judith Blazer, Leslie Harrington, Elvira Green, and Wayne Turnage; James R. Morris conducting the Millenium Chamber Orchestra.
Performed by: Judith Blazer as Marietta
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  speaker  1-28 Excerpt from "It's Pretty Soft for Simon"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-29 Excerpt from "New Orleans Jeunesse Doree"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-30 Excerpt from "Loves of New Orleans" -- opening
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-31 Excerpt from "Loves of New Orleans" -- Spanish waltz episode
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-32 Excerpt from "Loves of New Orleans" -- "Island" episode
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-33 Excerpt from "Loves of New Orleans" -- Can-Can episode
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-34 Excerpt from "Loves of New Orleans" -- ragtime conclusion
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-35 Excerpt from "Opening Chorus"
Excerpt from "Opening Chorus"
Excerpt from "Opening Chorus"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-36 Excerpt from "Mysterious Melody"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-37 Excerpt from "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life"
Ibid.
Performed by: Judith Blazer as Marietta, Leslie Harrington as Captain Richard Warrington
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  speaker  1-38 Excerpt from "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"
Excerpt from "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"
Ibid.
Performed by: Leslie Harrington as Captain Richard Warrington , and Chorus • page 38
  speaker  1-39 Excerpt from "Taisez-Vous"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-40 Excerpt from "It Never, Never Can Be Love"
Ibid.
Performed by Judith Blazer as Marietta, Leslie Harrington as Captain Richard Warrington
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  speaker  1-41 Excerpt from "I'm Falling In Love With Someone"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-42 Excerpt from "'Neath the Southern Moon"
Excerpt from "'Neath the Southern Moon"
Ibid.
Performed by: Elvira Green as Adah
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  speaker  1-43 Excerpt from "Naughty Marietta"
Excerpt from "Naughty Marietta"
Excerpt from "Naughty Marietta"
Ibid.
Performed by: Judith Blazer as Marietta
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  speaker  1-44 Excerpt from "Live for Today"
Excerpt from "Live for Today"
Excerpt from "Live for Today"
Ibid.
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Little Mary Sunshine
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  speaker  1-45 Excerpt from "The Forest Ranger"
Rick Besoyan. Little Mary Sunshine. Original Cast Recording. Capitol SWAO-1240, 1960. Reissued Angel 764774. Eileen Brennan, William Graham, Elmarie Wendel, and John McMartin.
Performed by: William Graham as "Big Jim" and chorus
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  speaker  1-46 Excerpt from "Look for a Sky of Blue"
Ibid.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary and chorus
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  speaker  1-47 Excerpt from "You're the Fairest Flower"
Ibid.
Performed by: William Graham as "Big Jim"
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  speaker  1-48 Excerpt from "Every Little Nothing"
Ibid.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary
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  speaker  1-49 Excerpt from "Such a Merry Party"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-50 Excerpt from "Coo Coo"
Ibid.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary
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  speaker  1-51 Excerpt from "The Forest Ranger"
Ibid.
Performed by: William Graham as "Big Jim" and chorus • page 47
  speaker  1-52 Excerpt from "Naughty Marietta"
Victor Herbert. Naughty Marietta. The Smithsonian American Musical Theater Series N 026 1981. Judith Blazer, Leslie Harrington, Elvira Green, and Wayne Turnage; James R. Morris conducting the Millenium Chamber Orchestra.
Performed by: Judith Blazer as Marietta
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  speaker  1-53 Excerpt from "Naughty, Naughty Nancy"
Rick Besoyan. Little Mary Sunshine. Original Cast Recording. Capitol SWAO-1240, 1960. Reissued Angel 764774. Eileen Brennan, William Graham, Elmarie Wendel, and John McMartin.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary and chorus
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  speaker  1-54 Excerpt from H.M.S. Pinafore: "Gaily Tripping" and "We Sail the Ocean Blue" combination
Arthur Sullivan, W.S. Gilbert. H.M.S. Pinafore. New York : Arabesque Recordings, 1986. Publisher number: Z8052-2 Arabesque. Cast/performers: D'Oyly Carte Opera Company; chorus and orchestra; Malcolm Sargent, conductor
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  speaker  1-55 Excerpt from Ruddigore:"Welcome Gentry" and "When Thoroughly Tired of Being Admired" combination
Arthur Sullivan, W.S. Gilbert. Ruddigore New York, N.Y. : London, c1950. LLP 243--LLP 244 London. Cast/performers: The D'Oyley Carte Opera Company ; The New Promenade Orchestra ; Isidore Godfrey, conductor.
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  speaker  1-56 Excerpt from "Playing Croquet"
Rick Besoyan. Little Mary Sunshine.Original Cast Recording. Capitol SWAO-1240, 1960. Reissued Angel 764774. Eileen Brennan, William Graham, Elmarie Wendel, and John McMartin.
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  speaker  1-57 Excerpt from "Swinging"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-58 Excerpt from "How Do You Do?"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-59 Combination of "Playing Croquet," "Swinging," and "How Do You Do?"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-60 Excerpt from Rose Marie: "Indian Love Call"
Excerpt from Rose Marie: "Indian Love Call"
Rudolf Friml. Rose Marie. CAL 408 RCA Camden 3725770. Marion Bell, Charles Fredericks, Christina Lind. Al Goodman and his Orchestra, Guild Choristers.
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  speaker  1-61 Excerpt from "Colorado Love Call"
Excerpt from "Colorado Love Call"
Rick Besoyan. Little Mary Sunshine.Original Cast Recording. Capitol SWAO-1240, 1960. Reissued Angel 764774. Eileen Brennan, William Graham, Elmarie Wendel, and John McMartin.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary, William Graham as "Big Jim"
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  speaker  1-62 Excerpt from "Look for a Sky of Blue"
Ibid.
Performed by: Eileen Brennan as Little Mary
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  speaker  1-63 Excerpt from Finale of Act I
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-64 Excerpt from Finale of Act II
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-65 Excerpt from "Little Mary Sunshine"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-66 Excerpt from "Mata Hari"
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-67 Excerpt from "The Cavalier"
Franz Lehar Title: The Merry Widow. Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvout as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
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A Little Night Music
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  speaker  1-68 Excerpt from The Merry Widow: "Merry Widow Waltz"
Franz Lehar Title: The Merry Widow. Franz Lehar, English lyrics by Adrian Ross. Published/distributed: [New York, NY] : DRG Records Incorporated, Sony Music, 2002. Originally released in 1952 as Columbia Masterworks ML 4666. Published number: DRG 19033. Cast/performers: Dorothy Kirsten as Sonia the Merry Widow, Robert Rounseville as Danilo, Genevieve Warner as Natalie, Clifford Harvout as Baron Popoff, Wesley Dalton as Camille. Chorus and orchestra conducted by Lehman Engel.
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  speaker  1-69 Excerpt from A Little Night Music: "Night Waltz
Stephen Sondheim. A Little Night Music. Original Broadway Cast Recording. Columbia Records LP KS (S) SQ(Q)-32265, 1973. CD release: CK 32265. Glynis Johns, Len Cariou, Hermione Gingold, Victoria Mallory, Laurence Guittard, Patricia Elliott, Mark Lambert, and D. Jamin-Bartlette.
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  speaker  1-70 Excerpt from opening sequence
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-71 Excerpt from "Night Waltz" -- instrumental
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-72 Excerpt from "Night Waltz" -- vocals
Ibid.
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  speaker  1-73 Excerpt from "Night Waltz" -- film version
Excerpt from "Night Waltz" -- film version
Excerpt from "Night Waltz" -- film version
A Little Night Music. 1977. Dir. Harold Prince. Elizabeth Taylor, Len Cariou, Hermione Gingold, Lesley-Anne Down, Laurence Guitard, Diana Rigg, Christopher Guard.
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  speaker  1-74 Excerpt from "Remember"
Stephen Sondheim. A Little Night Music. Original Broadway Cast Recording. Columbia Records LP KS (S) SQ(Q)-32265, 1973. CD release: CK 32265. Glynis Johns, Len Cariou, Hermione Gingold, Victoria Mallory, Laurence Guittard, Patricia Elliott, Mark Lambert, and D. Jamin-Bartlette.
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  speaker  1-75 Excerpt from "Liaisons"
Ibid.
Performed by: Hermione Gingold as Mme. Armfeldt
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  speaker  1-76 Excerpt from "Now"
Excerpt from "Now"
Excerpt
from "Now"
Ibid.
Performed by: Len Cariou as Frederik
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  speaker  1-77 Excerpt from "Later"
Excerpt from "Later"
Ibid.
Performed by Mark Lambert as Henrik
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  speaker  1-78 Excerpt from "Soon"
Ibid.
Performed by Victoria Mallory as Anne
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  speaker  1-79 Combination of "Soon," "Now," "Later"
Ibid.
Performed by: Victoria Mallory as Anne, Len Cariou as Fredrik, Mark Lambert as Henrik
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  speaker  1-80 Ending of combination "Soon," "Now," "Later"
Ibid.
Performed by: Victoria Mallory as Anne, Len Cariou as Fredrik, Mark Lambert as Henrik
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  speaker  1-81 Excerpt from "In Praise of Women" -- opening
Ibid.
Performed by Laurence Guittard as Carl-Magnus
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  speaker  1-82 Excerpt from "In Praise of Women" -- trio
Ibid.
Performed by Laurence Guittard as Carl-Magnus
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  speaker  1-83 Excerpt from "A Weekend in the Country"
Ibid.
Performed by: Len Cariou as Fredrik, Victoria Mallory as Anne, Patricia Elliot as Charlotte, Laurence Guittard as Carl-Magnus, D. Jamin-Bartlette as Petra
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  speaker  1-84 Excerpt from "The Miller's Son"
Ibid.
Performed by D. Jamin-Bartlette as Petra
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  speaker  1-85 Excerpt from "Send in the Clowns"
Ibid.
Performed by Glynis Johns as Desiree
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  speaker  1-86 Excerpt from "Send in the Clowns"
Ibid.
Performed by Glynis Johns as Desiree
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  speaker  1-87 Excerpt from "Send in the Clowns"
Ibid.
Performed by Glynis Johns as Desiree
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  speaker  1-88 Excerpt from "The Glamorous Life"
Ibid.
Performed by Glynis Johns as Desiree, and Chorus
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