Catalogue No: OCRCD6008The classic MGM musical brought to the West End Stage.Buy the CD from Amazon:17 tracks available for download;For iTunes® Stores and MUSIC® in Australia, New Zealand,Japan, Fiji & Papua New Guineaclick this link: For iTunes® Stores and MUSIC® in all other available territoriesclick this link: streaming from our® channel, or listen now on Spotify®:Barry O'Brian (1968) Ltd by arrangement with JOHN NEWMAN for NEWPALM PRODUCTIONS and MARK FURNESS LTD and Dina and Alexander E Racolin and ROBERT MACKINTOSH and MARTIN BIRRANE for SHERWOOD PRODUCTIONS LTD presentSEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERSProduction by MICHAEL WINTERBook by LAWRENCE KASHA & DAVID LANDAYLyrics by JOHNNY MERCERMusic by GENE DE PAULNew songs by AL KASHA & JOEL HIRSCHHORNBased on the MGM film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent BenetOriginally directed for Broadway by LAWRENCE KASHAOriginally choreographed for Broadway by JERRY JACKSONOriginally produced for Broadway by KASLAN PRODUCTIONS INCMusical director: MARTIN YATESChoreographer : STEPHANIE CARTERSet design Bill PinnerLighting Michael NorthernCostumes Hugh DurrantThe Theatre Royal York Production A British Premiere of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was produced in April 1984 at York Theatre RoyalMusical arrangement by IRWIN KOSTAL & Martin YatesRecorded at Olympic Studios, BarnesEdited at Abbey Road Studios, London, May 1986Executive producer ROBERT MACKINTOSHProduced for record by NORMAN NEWELLEngineered by John KurlanderCAST:Milly RONI PAGEAdam Pontipee STEVE DEVEREAUXThe Brothers:Gideon GEOFF STEER Benjamin ANDREW GRAINGER Caleb SIMON HOWE Daniel MARK DAVIS Ephraim MARTYN KNIGHT Frank PETER BISHOPThe Brides:Alice JULIE E HORNER Dorcas DEBRA ROBINSON Ruth VICTORIA LYNSON Liza MICHAELA STRACHAN Martha JACEY COLLINS Sarah JACKIE CRAWFORDThe Suitors:Jeb PETER KING Carl ADAM CARMICHAEL Luke PHILIP FOSTER Matt PETER HOLBROOK Joel STEPHEN RUSSELL Zeke TOM BARRITTTownspeople:The Preacher DEREK WRIGHT Mr Bixby BRIAN WALTON Mrs Bixby MURIEL BARKER Mr Perkins LOUIS HASLAR Mrs Perkins ROSEMARY FAITH Townsboy COLIN ORR Townsgirl ANNA REES Squaw LORNA GODDARD Lumbermen PHILIP FOSTER & TOM BARRITT Children IAN PARKIN, ANITA NELSON, PAUL CHURCHILL, PHILLIPPA WRIGHT, LAURA TURNMORE, PAUL HAMPSON, LISA CHURCHILL Acrobatic dancing COLIN ORRORCHESTRA:Musical director MARTIN YATESAssistant musical director/piano NICK SEXTONViolin/Leader JULIET LEIGHTON-JONESViolin CLAIRE GRIFFIN, STEPHEN McDADEViola NIGEL ROWLANDSCello JOSEPHINE WESTCOTTDouble bass KATHY RICKETTSFlute/Piccolo/Clarinet JONATHAN HESSPrincipal trumpet RODDY LEWISSecond trumpet ANDY HEPTONTrombone DIGBY HUNTFrench horn MARTIN WALLGuitar/Banjo JOHN SPENCER-SUGDENDrums/Percussion PHILLIP HOPKINS
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1. Overture 2. Bless Your Beautiful Hide 3. Wonderful, Wonderful Day 4. One Man 5. Goin' Co'tin' 6. Love Never Goes Away 7. Sobbin' Women 8. The Townsfolk's Lament 9. A Woman Ought To Know Her Place 10. We Gotta Make It Through the Winter 11. We Gotta Make It Through the Winter (Reprise) 12. Spring, Spring, Spring 13. A Woman Ought To Know Her Place (Reprise) 14. Glad That You Were Born 15. Love Never Goes Away 16. Wedding Dance 17. Finale: Goin' Co'tin/Wonderful, Wonderful Day