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Aldridge: Elmer Gantry

Keith Phares (Elmer Gantry), Patricia Risley (Sharon Falconer), Vale Rideout (Frank Shallard), Frank Kelley (Eddie Fislinger) & Heather Buck (Lulu Baines)

Florentine Opera Chorus, Florentine Opera Company & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, William Boggs

It’s tremendous fun — full of lush, old-fashioned melodies, showbizzy orchestration, rip-roaring ensembles and pastiche hymns, spirituals and gospel numbers. Darker and deeper than Lewis’s original,... More…

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Contents

Robert Livingston Aldridge: Elmer Gantry

Work length2:21:27
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  • Patricia Risley (mezzo-soprano), Vale Rideout (tenor), Frank Kelley (tenor), Heather Buck (soprano), Keith Phares (baritone), William Johnson (baritone), Nathan Krueger (baritone), Matthew Lau (bass-baritone), Jamie Offenbach (bass-baritone), Julia Elise Hardin (mezzo-soprano), Will Johnson (baritone), Aaron Blankfield (tenor), Matthew Richardson (tenor), Margaret Wendt (soprano), Tracy Wildt (soprano), Kristin Ngchee (soprano), Scott Johnson (baritone), Sarah Lewis Jones (soprano), Linda S. Ehlers (mezzo-soprano), Paul Helm (tenor), Katie Koester (mezzo-soprano)
  • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera Chorus
  • William Boggs
  • Recorded: 19-21 March 2010
  • Recording Venue: Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Act I Scene 1: So she… (Elmer, Men's Chorus, Frank, Bully)

Track length5:18
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Act I Scene 2: Who's the man among us has not battled for the Lord? (Men's Chorus, Rev. Baines, Elmer, Frank, Eddie, Lulu)

Track length15:07
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Act I Scene 3: When you hear the truth do you know it? (Elmer, Frank, Lulu)

Track length10:44
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Act I Scene 4: Vessels of service, great and small (Chorus, Ice Cream Vendor, Revival Worker, Revival Singer, Child, Sharon, Elmer, Keely Family Singers, Lulu, Frank)

Track length23:02
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Act I Scene 5: And God said, "Build me a tabernacle!" (Sharon, T.J. Rigg, Men's Chorus, Rev. Baines, Elmer)

Track length7:03
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Act I Scene 6: Sweetheart? Eddie? What are you doing? (Lulu, Eddie)

Track length8:06
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Act II: Introduction

Track length0:49
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Act II Scene 1: Knock, knock. Here I am with the goods. (Elmer, Sharon)

Track length14:35
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Act II Scene 2: Left, left; left, right, left. (Tour Guide, Women's Chorus, Elmer, Sharon, Frank, T.J. Rigg, Eddie, Lulu, Rev. Baines, Mrs. Baines)

Track length9:44
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Act II Scene 3: Is belief a gift? (Frank)

Track length7:02
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Act II Scene 4: …600 lightbulbs delivered tomorrow… (Elmer, Lulu, Eddie)

Track length7:40
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Act II Scene 5: Dear God, look into my heart (Sharon, Elmer)

Track length5:06
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Act II Scene 6: Oh, Lordy (T.J. Rigg, Worker 1, Worker 2)

Track length1:29
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Act II Scene 7: Oh! that my nightly watch would cease to be (Chorus, Revival Singer, Sharon, Elmer, Revival Worker, Eddie, Lulu, Mrs. Baines, Rev. Baines, T.J. Rigg)

Track length19:24
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Epilogue: Dr. Binch. Great pleasure (Elmer, Dr. Binch, Chorus)

Track length6:18
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