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  • The Original Broadway Cast album of the 1983 Sensational Revival of Rodgers and Hart classic, On Your Toes.
  • Original 1983 Broadway Cast. Iconic and most important recording of the classic Rodgers and Hart’s Musical. This is because the production went back to the original 1936 version complete with the wonderful original orchestrations of Hans Spelik.

On Your Toes was originally conceived as a film, and as a vehicle for Fred Astaire. His refusal of the part, because he thought that the role clashed with his debonair image developed in his contemporary films, caused it to be presented initially as a stage production. Richard Rodgers wrote: “Astaire at that point in his career was a pretty chic fellow who usually wore white ties and tails, and the producers felt that there was no chance in our script for him to appear that way.” Astaire thought that the ballet background in the plot was too “highbrow” for his audiences. Ray Bolger was given the stage role, which allowed him to rise to stardom. Eddie Albert, not known as a dancer in his career, gave a remarkable performance opposite Vera Zorina in the 1939 film.

TRACK LISTING

  1. Overture – Orchestra
  2. Two A Day For Kieth – Eugene J Anthony, Betty Ann Grove, Philip Arthur Ross
  3. Questions And Answers (The Three B’s) – Lara Teeter
  4. It’s Got To Be Love – Christine Andreas, Lara Teeter
  5. Too Good For The Average Man – George S Irving, Dina Merrill
  6. There’s A Small Hotel – Christine Andreas, Philip Arthur Ross
  7. La Princess Zenobia Ballet – Orchestra, John Mauceri
  8. The Heart Is Quicker Than The Eye – Dina Merrill, Philip Arthur Ross
  9. Glad To Be Unhappy – Christine Andreas
  10. Quiet Night – Michael Vita
  11. On Your Toes – Christine Andreas, Company, Lara Teeter
  12. Quiet Night (Reprise) – George S Irving
  13. Slaughter On Tenth Avenue – Orchestra, John Mauceri
Artists

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605288136122

Format

Genre

1. Overture - Orchestra
2. Two A Day For Kieth - Eugene J Anthony, Betty Ann Grove, Philip Arthur Ross
3. Questions And Answers (The Three B's) - Lara Teeter
4. It's Got To Be Love - Christine Andreas, Lara Teeter
5. Too Good For The Average Man - George S Irving, Dina Merrill
6. There's A Small Hotel - Christine Andreas, Philip Arthur Ross
7. La Princess Zenobia Ballet - Orchestra, John Mauceri
8. The Heart Is Quicker Than The Eye - Dina Merrill, Philip Arthur Ross
9. Glad To Be Unhappy - Christine Andreas
10. Quiet Night - Michael Vita
11. On Your Toes - Christine Andreas, Company, Lara Teeter
12. Quiet Night (Reprise) - George S Irving
13. Slaughter On Tenth Avenue - Orchestra, John Mauceri