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Lady May / The Music of Julian Slade / The Duenna
Composer: Slade, Julian
Various Artists

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Product Description
An important addition to the discography of one of Britain's most eminent musical theatre composers, this disc includes the first reissue of the complete LP of 'The Music of Julian Slade' with its songs from early Julian Slade works, sung by Eleanor Drew, James Cairncross, Harry Dawson, John Neville and Jane Wenham. The selection from his operetta THE DUENNA,
a setting of the Richard Brinsley Sheridan libretto, has Slade at his most inspired. The disc concludes with the premiere publication of the original cast recording of Slade's Cambridge musical LADY MAY, featuring Anne Percival-Smith, Angus Mackay and Slade himself. These unique historical recordings have been restored by Alan Bunting, enabling us to hear for the first time a happy score that bears Slade's authentic and individual freshness.

With: Eleanor Drew, John Neville, Anne Percival-Smith, Angus Mackay

Tracks:
THE MUSIC OF JULIAN SLADE [linking commentary by David Jacobs]
1. One, two, three, one
2. We smile
3. I'd love to be in love with you
4. A star
5. He's got absolutely nothing
6. Doh Rey Me
7. So much to say
8. Let's take a stroll through London
9. Should he upbraid [The Comedy of Errors]
10. Pack clouds away [Two Gentlemen of Verona]
11. Cold's the wind [The Shoemaker's Holiday]
12. Hey nonny no

THE DUENNA [Music by Julian Slade. Lyrics by Richard Brinsley Sheridan]
13. Fandango
14. He vowed he came to save me
15. Tho' cause for suspicion appears
16. I loved him for himself alone
17. Never may'st thou happy be
18. Fandango [reprise]

LADY MAY
[Book music and lyrics by Julian Slade]
19. A star
20. A lovely night
21. Snap!
22. He's got absolutely nothing
23. A gypsy Earl
24. It might be love
25. When you're in Romany
26. Finale:
Tamba Samba
A home-made girl
If only
A gypsy Earl
It might be love
She never quite got me
As long as you're there
Wedding day
27. Excerpts:
A star
A lovely night
He's got absolutely nothing
Snap!
When you're in Roman

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