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Title Candide [(DVD) videorecording] : a comic operetta in two acts / music, Leonard Bernstein ; book, Hugh Wheeler ; lyrics, Richard Wilbur ; additional lyrics, Stephen Sondheim [and others] ; an Ellen M. Krass production and Thirteen/WNET ; directed for television and stage by Lonny Price ; producers, Iris Merlis, Jay Good.

Publication Info. Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2005]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.12 CAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC ; 1.78:1 widescreen aspect ratio; enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Performer Paul Groves, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone, Sir Thomas Allen, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Janine LaManna ; with supporting performers ; Westminster Symphonic Choir ; Juilliard undergraduate workshop ; New York Philharmonic ; Marin Alsop, conductor.
Credits Choreography, Casey Nicholaw ; book adaptation, Lonny Price.
Event Recorded live at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, for Great performances.
Summary Leonard Bernstein's brilliant comic operetta is based on the classic Voltaire tale of an innocent young man's journey through a life filled with colorful characters and unexpected life lessons. Performed in concert-style.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Contents Musical selections: -- Overture -- Life is happiness indeed -- The best of all possible worlds -- Oh, happy we -- It must be so -- Westphalia Chorale -- Dear boy -- Auto da-fé -- This world -- Paris waltz scene -- Glitter and be gay -- You were dead, you know -- I am easily assimilated -- Quartet finale -- Entr'acte -- My love -- We are women -- Alleluia -- Quiet -- Sheep's song -- Ballad of Eldorado -- Bon voyage -- What's the use? -- You were dead, you know (reprise) -- Make our garden grow (Finale).
Subject Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Film adaptations.
Optimism -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Conduct of life -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Enlightenment -- 18th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Operas -- Videodiscs.
Genre Operettas.
Added Author Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, composer.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987, librettist.
Wilbur, Richard, 1921- lyricist.
Sondheim, Stephen, lyricist.
Krass, Ellen M., producer.
Merlis, Iris, producer.
Good, Jay, producer.
Price, Lonny, director.
Groves, Paul (Tenor), performer.
Chenoweth, Kristin, performer.
LuPone, Patti, performer.
Allen, Thomas, 1944- performer.
Blumenkrantz, Jeff, performer.
LaManna, Janine, performer.
Alsop, Marin, conductor.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Candide.
Westminster Symphonic Choir, performer.
Juilliard School, performer.
New York Philharmonic, performer.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Leonard Bernstein's Candide
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Standard No. 014381276220
Music No. ID2762EMDVD Image Entertainment
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