House of Flowers (1954 original Broadway cast) (extra tracks, remastered)

~ Release by Harold Arlen (see all versions of this release, 2 available)

Annotation

The show opened on Dec 30, 1954, and was recorded in January, 1955.

cast: Alvin Ailey -- Alvin, Pearl Bailey -- Madame Fleur, Miriam Burton -- Mother, Diahann Carroll -- Ottilie/Violet, Solomon Earl Green -- Don't, Juanita Hall -- Madame Tango, Dolores Harper -- Tulip, Winston George Henriques -- Do, Geoffrey Holder -- The Champion, Ada Moore -- Gladiola, Enid Mosier -- Pansy, Pearl Reynolds -- Mamselle Ibo Lele, Rawn Spearman -- Royal, Ray Walston -- Captain

Annotation last modified on 2012-08-27 09:47 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Overture
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen5:22
2Waitin'
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen1:49
3One Man Ain't Quite Enough
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen3:09
4A Sleepin' Bee
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
recording of:
A Sleepin’ Bee (House of Flowers)
lyricist:
Harold Arlen and Truman Capote
composer:
Harold Arlen
publisher:
Harwin Music and Harwin Music Corporation (aka Harwin-Music Corp.)
part of:
House of Flowers
Harold Arlen5:21
5Bamboo Cage (Smellin' of Vanilla)
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen2:22
6House of Flowers
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen3:17
7Two Ladies in the Shade
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen5:03
8What Is a Friend For?
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen3:26
9Mardi Gras (longer take)
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen6:49
10I Never Has Seen Snow
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
recording of:
I Never Has Seen Snow
lyricist:
Truman Capote
composer:
Harold Arlen
Harold Arlen4:04
11I'm Gonna Leave Off Wearing My Shoes
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen2:22
12Has I Let You Down?
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen3:26
13Slide, Boy, Slide (longer take)
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen2:53
14Don't Like Goodbyes
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen2:30
15Turtle Song
conductor:
Jerry Arlen
Harold Arlen3:24
16Mardi Gras Waltz
Percy Faith & His Orchestra1:55
17Two Ladies in de Shade of de Banana Tree
Enid Mosier & Her Trinidad Steel Band2:12
18Ottilie and the Bee
Truman Capote1:55
19A Sleepin' Bee (demo)
Harold Arlen5:53

Credits

Release

ASIN:US: B0000996FK [info]