Cover image for Fiddler on the roof original London cast recording
Title:
Fiddler on the roof original London cast recording
Author:
Bock, Jerry.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Columbia Broadway Masterworks, [2001]

â„—2001
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (63 min., 36 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released in 1971; bonus tracks previously unreleased.

Compact disc.

Program notes by Didier C. Deutsch and Thomas Z. Shepard, and synopsis (9 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Language:
English
Contents:
Tradition -- Matchmaker, matchmaker -- If I were a rich man -- Sabbath prayer -- To life -- Miracle of miracles -- Tevye's dream -- Sunrise, sunset -- Bottle dance -- Now I have everything -- Do you love me? -- Far from the home I love -- Anatevka -- Bonus tracks: Early sketch for The dream ; Early version of Sabbath prayer ; Early version of Sunrise, sunset ; Another early sketch for The dream (Fruma-Sarah section) ; We haven't missed a Sabbath yet (original opening of the show).
Subject Term:
UPC:
696998954625
Format :
Music CD

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Summary

Summary

Fiddler on the Roof first opened in 1964 in New York. The story of a Jewish milkman who lives in Russia with his family (including three daughters), the original Broadway cast starred Zero Mostel as the milkman. Anti-Semitic notions abound as Tevye and his family find themselves being forced from their village. Tevye's daughters break from their village's "tradition" as they marry for love, not for prosperity. Throughout all of this, a symbolic fiddler lingers over them. Fiddler on the Roof was a notable success, with the original Broadway cast running for over 3,000 performances. It was also the origin of several famous and now-standard songs, such as "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "Tradition," and "If I Were a Rich Man." The music is beautiful, and haunting at moments. This highlights recording has all of the major hits. ~ Sarah Erlewine


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