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      Noel and Gertie

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      We go to London in the 1930s for scenes from Noel Coward’s plays, Private Lives and Red Peppers acted and sung with his frequent stage partner, Gertrude Lawrence. Hear a medley of Coward songs and selections by Ms. Lawrence from The King and I and Lady in the Dark.

      Playlist:

      Coward: Medley of His Songs: “I’ll See You Again”, “Dance Little Lady”, “Poor Little Rich Girl”, “A Room With A View”, “Someday I’ll Find You”, I’ll Follow My Secret Heart”, “If Love Were All” and “Play, Orchestra, Play”
      Noel Coward with Carl Hayes and His Orchestra
      Recorded in performance at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas in 1955
      SONY MDK 47253

      Coward: Private Lives, “Scene from Act II”
      Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence with Noel Coward, piano
      Orchestra conducted by Ray Noble
      Recorded in London in 1931
      EMI CDP 54920-2

      Coward: “Red Peppers, “Has Anyone Seen Our Ship?”
      Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence with the Phoenix Theatre Orchestra
      Conducted by Clifford Greenwood
      Recorded in London in 1936
      EMI CDP 54921-2

      Weill-Gershwin: Lady In The Dark, “The Saga Of Jenny”
      Gertrude Lawrence with Male Chorus and Orchestra
      Recorded in New York in 1941
      LP: RCA VICTOR LPV-503

      Rodgers-Hammerstein:  The King and I, “GettingToKnowYou”
      Gertrude Lawrence with Orchestra
      Recorded in New York in 1951
      DECCA 012 157 982-2

      Coward: “MadDogsAndEnglishman”
      Noel Coward with Carl Hayesand His Orchestra Recorded in performance at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas in 1955 SONY MDK 47253

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