Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Best Broadway Marches
Jim Christiansen 4:44
2 Gershwin Medley
George Gershwin, arr. Robert Russell Bennett 4:57
3 Broadway Show‐Stoppers Overture
Warren Barker 9:46
4 Lonely Town: Pas de deux from “On the Town”
Leonard Bernstein, arr. Marice Stith 3:03
5 Symphonic Gershwin
George Gershwin, arr. Warren Barker 7:56
6 Cole Porter Songs
Cole Porter, arr. Robert Russell Bennett 9:19
7 Blow Gabriel Blow
Cole Porter, arr. John Ness Beck 2:54
8 A Tribute to Jerome Kern
Jerome Kern, arr. Warren Barker 6:33
9 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Richard Rodgers, arr. Philip Lang 9:09
10 Irving Berlin Showstoppers
Irving Berlin, arr. John Higgins 5:20

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Donald Albright (track 7)
William Curnow (track 7)
David Golden (track 7)
Greg Seifert (track 7)
arranger:
Warren Barker (tracks 3, 5, 8)
John Ness Beck (track 7)
Robert Russell Bennett (tracks 2, 6)
Jim Christiansen (track 1)
John Higgins (US composer/arranger) (track 10)
Philip Lang (track 9)
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 2)
Marice Stith (track 4)
composer:
Lionel Bart (track 1)
Irving Berlin (track 10)
Cy Coleman (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2, 2)
Jerry Herman (track 1)
Jerome Kern (tracks 8, 8, 8)
Frederick Loewe (track 3)
Cole Porter (composer) (tracks 6, 6, 6–7)
Richard Rodgers (tracks 1, 9)
Harvey Schmidt (track 3)
Arthur Schwartz (track 3)
Jule Styne (track 3)
Stephen Sondheim (track 1)
Meredith Willson (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 2, 5)
Irving Berlin (1927) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 2, 5)
Irving Berlin (1929) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1932-07 – 1932-08) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 10)
Cole Porter (composer) (1936) (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Cole Porter (composer) (1937) (track 6)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 8)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1945) (track 4)
Irving Berlin (1948) (track 10)
Jule Styne (1963) (track 3)
Burton Lane (1965) (track 3)
conductor:
Ronald Demkee (tracks 1–10)
lyricist:
Lionel Bart (track 1)
Irving Berlin (track 10)
Jerry Herman (track 1)
Cole Porter (composer) (tracks 6, 6, 6–7)
Howard Dietz (track 3)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (tracks 8, 8)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 2, 2, 8)
Otto Harbach (track 8)
Tom Jones (musical theatre lyricist) (track 3)
Gus Kahn (track 2)
Carolyn Leigh (track 1)
Alan Jay Lerner (Lyricist and composer) (track 3)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 8)
Stephen Sondheim (tracks 1, 3)
Meredith Willson (track 1)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1927) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1929) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 10)
Cole Porter (composer) (1936) (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Cole Porter (composer) (1937) (track 6)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 8)
Irving Berlin (1948) (track 10)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1963) (track 3)
Alan Jay Lerner (Lyricist and composer) (1965) (track 3)
orchestra:
The Allentown Band (tracks 1–10)
orchestrator:
Robert Russell Bennett (tracks 1, 9)
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 3)
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 6, 6, 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2–3, 5, 5–6, 6, 8)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 5)
Irving Berlin Ltd. (track 10)
Irving Berlin Music Company (tracks 10, 10)
MPL UK Publishing (track 1)
New World Company (track 2)
New World Music Corp. (tracks 2, 5)
T.B. Harms Co. (tracks 8, 8)
TRO-Hollis, Inc. (track 1)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 8)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 2, 2)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 3, 6, 6)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 3, 3, 6)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 3)
New World Music Corp. (1929) (track 2)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 2)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 8)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 5)
arrangements:
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 5)
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 5)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 2)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 2)
Liza (for piano solo) (track 2)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 5)
Seventy-Six Trombones (for band, Iwai) (track 1)
Strike Up the Band (for solo piano) (track 2)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 2)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 2)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (for band, Richards) (track 10)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
Blow, Gabriel Blow (Anything Goes) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 5)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 2)
Esta noche comedia (track 1)
I hob Rhythmus (track 2)
Kind mot kind (track 10)
Mia zwa (track 2)
Que de-lindo (track 6)
Rilluttele yö (track 10)
ピープル (track 3)
later versions:
Muistatko syyskuun (track 3)
medley including a instrumental recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (track 8)
Before the Parade Passes By (Hello, Dolly!) (track 1)
Cheek to Cheek (Top Hat) (track 10)
Consider Yourself (Oliver!) (track 1)
Easy to Love (track 6)
Embraceable You (track 2)
Everything’s Coming Up Roses (Gypsy) (track 3)
Hey, Look Me Over (track 1)
I Got Rhythm (track 2)
I Love You (track 6)
I Won’t Dance (track 8)
In the Still of the Night (Cole Porter song) (track 6)
It’s De-Lovely (track 6)
People (Funny Girl) (track 3)
Pick Yourself Up (track 8)
Rosalie (from “Rosalie”) (track 6)
Seventy-Six Trombones (The Music Man) (track 1)
Steppin' Out With My Baby (Easter Parade) (track 10)
Strike Up the Band (1927 Gershwin song) (track 2)
The Man I Love (track 2)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (from "Annie Get Your Gun") (track 10)
Try to Remember (The Fantasticks) (track 3)
Wintergreen for President (Of Thee I Sing) (track 2)
With a Little Bit of Luck (My Fair Lady) (track 3)
medley including a recording of:
Cuban Overture (track 5)
March of the Siamese Children (The King and I) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 5)
orchestrations:
Strike Up the Band! (unknown orchestration of the song) (track 2)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 2, 2, 2, 5, 5)
Anything Goes (track 7)
Born to Dance (tracks 6, 6)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 2, 2)
Easter Parade (full musical) (tracks 10, 10)
Funny Girl (Broadway musical) (track 3)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 2, 2)
Hello, Dolly! (track 1)
My Fair Lady (full musical) (track 3)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (track 2)
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Lerner & Lane musical) (track 3)
Red, Hot and Blue (1936 Cole Porter musical) (track 6)
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track 2)
That’s Entertainment (1974 film) (track 3)
The Band Wagon (1953 film) (track 3)
The Music Man (track 1)
That’s Entertainment, Part 2 (1976 film) (track 3)
Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” (symphonic suite for orchestra) (track 4)
The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 1)
Annie Get Your Gun (track 10)
Oliver! (Lionel Bart musical) (track 1)
Gypsy (track 3)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 5, 5)
The Rhythm Series (track 2)
Top Hat Medley (Charlie Kunz) (tracks 10, 10)
Finale (Oliver!) (track 1)
My Fair Lady Suite (track 3)
Swing Time Medley (track 8)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 5)

Release

copyrighted by: The Allentown Band (2003)
phonographic copyright by: The Allentown Band (2003)