Overture; Finale


side 1: South Pacific Orchestra. Overture: side 2: Mary Martin, Ezio Pinza, and Barbara Luna with South Pacific Orchestra. Finale (Columbia 4556-M), from the album, South Pacific (Columbia MM-850).
78 rpm.

This recording is of the Original Broadway cast for the 1949 musicalSouth Pacific, composed by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. South Pacific opened at the Majestic Theatre on April 7, 1949, running for 1,925 performances. It received ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Libretto, including awards in all four acting categories for Mary Martin, Ezio Pinza, Juanita Hall, and Myron McCormick. In 1950, the musical won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Recording Date: 1949

Recording Artist: Martin, MaryLuna, BarbaraPinza, EzioManufacturer: Columbia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. R. F. Conlisk

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0339.23Accession Number: 1980.0339Maker Number: 4556-MMM-850Catalog Number: 1980.0339.23

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: shellac (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e5ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_668311

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