Grand Hotel (Broadway Cast Recording)

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
It took years for this Tommy Tune musical to reach disc, during which time one of the leads, David Carroll, died he is remembered in a club performance of one of the songs, included as a bonus track. But most of the rest of the principals -- Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers, Michael Jeter -- are here, making the most of this musical adaptation of the famous movie about a hotel in Berlin in the 20s. The score, by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with significant additions by Maury Yeston, is not the show's strong point the staging and choreography were what made it a hit, but it gives a good sense of the story and is true to the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
It took years for this Tommy Tune musical to reach disc, during which time one of the leads, David Carroll, died he is remembered in a club performance of one of the songs, included as a bonus track. But most of the rest of the principals -- Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers, Michael Jeter -- are here, making the most of this musical adaptation of the famous movie about a hotel in Berlin in the 20s. The score, by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with significant additions by Maury Yeston, is not the show's strong point the staging and choreography were what made it a hit, but it gives a good sense of the story and is true to the original source.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/23/1992
  • Label: Rca Victor Broadway
  • UPC: 090266132720
  • Catalog Number: 61327
  • Sales rank: 38,580

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Grand Parade / Some Have, Some Have Not / As It Should Be - Kathi Moss (8:14)
  2. 2 The Doctor: Look at him... (0:05)
  3. 3 At the Grand Hotel / Table with a View - Brent Barrett (3:05)
  4. 4 Maybe My Baby Loves Me - Danny Strayhorn (3:10)
  5. 5 Fire and Ice / Twenty-Two Years / Villa on a Hill - Ensemble (3:21)
  6. 6 I Want to Go to Hollywood - Jane Krakowski (3:31)
  7. 7 The Doctor: Sorry to report... (0:05)
  8. 8 The Crooked Path / Some Have Some Have Not / As It Should Be - David Elledge (3:09)
  9. 9 Who Couldn't Dance With You? - Brent Barrett (5:14)
  10. 10 Elizaveta: So tell me Baron... (0:06)
  11. 11 Love Can't Happen - Brent Barrett (3:48)
  12. 12 What You Need - Karen Akers (2:28)
  13. 13 Bonjour Amour - Lilliane Montevicchi (1:57)
  14. 14 H-A-P-P-Y / We'll Take a Glass Together - Ensemble (3:57)
  15. 15 I Waltz Alone - Brent Barrett (4:00)
  16. 16 Doctor: No creature on this planet... (0:07)
  17. 17 Roses at the Station - Brent Barrett (2:46)
  18. 18 The Doctor: Two Sworn enemies... (0:06)
  19. 19 Bolero - The Orchestra (2:23)
  20. 20 How Can I Tell Her? - Karen Akers (2:22)
  21. 21 Final Scene / As It Should Be / At the Grand Hotel / Some Have, Some Ha - Bob Stillman (6:50)
  22. 22 The Grand Waltz (1:06)
  23. 23 Love Can't Happen (Bonus Track) - David Carroll (3:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Original Broadway Cast Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor
Karen Akers Vocals, Track Performer
Ethel Abelson Violin
John Beal Bass
Burt Collins Trumpet
David Jackson Track Performer
Michael Jeter Vocals, Track Performer
Dan Levine Tenor Trombone
Sharon Moe French Horn
Victor Morosco Reeds
Alan Raph Bass Trombone
Beth Ravin Percussion
Greg Ruvolo Trumpet
John Wylie Vocals, Track Performer
Alex Rybeck Synthesizer, Piano
Anne Callahan Cello
Maxine Roach Viola
Walter Willison Vocals, Track Performer
John Bova Trumpet
Henry Grossman Vocals, Track Performer
Mort Silver Reeds
Steve Boshi Reeds
Perry J. Cavari Drums
Earle Grubb Violin
Marion Guest Violin
Jane Krakowski Vocals, Track Performer
Danny Strayhorn Vocals, Track Performer
Ed Zulhke Reeds
Brent Barrett Vocals, Track Performer
Allesandro Benetello Cello
Bill Seery Synthesizer
Liliane Montevecchi Vocals, Track Performer
Richard E. Spencer Viola
Barrett Track Performer
Timothy Jerome Vocals, Track Performer
Lilliane Montevicchi Track Performer
Bob Stillman Vocals, Track Performer
William Ryall Vocals, Track Performer
David Elledge Vocals, Track Performer
Kathi Moss Vocals, Track Performer
David Carroll Track Performer
Elliot Rosoff Concert Master
The Orchestra Track Performer
Jack Lee Musical Direction, Vocal Director
Sande Campbell Piano
Walter Harper Piano
David Carroll Vocals
Robert D. Renino Bass
Randy Booth Conductor
Marian Guest Violin
David Jackson Vocals
Grand Hotel Cast Ensemble cast
Technical Credits
Peter Matz Producer
Bob Babbitt Stage Manager
Jay Newland Engineer
James Nichols Engineer
Tommy Tune Director, Choreographer
J.J. Stelmach Art Direction
Otts Munderloh Sound Design
Luther Davis Book
Steven H. David Company Manager
Jeff Capitola Company Manager
James Nicholes Engineer
Mitzi Harder Company Manager
Robert Kellogg Stage Manager
Steve Winton Company Manager
Walter Harper Additional Music
Joseph J. Stelmach Art Direction
Alan Markinson Company Manager
Nina Skriloff Company Manager
Robert Wright Composer
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