Candide - Original Broadway Cast
Track Listing
  1. Overture
  2. Best of All Possible Worlds
  3. Oh, Happy We
  4. It Must Me So
  5. Paris Waltz Scene
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  1. Overture
  2. Best of All Possible Worlds
  3. Oh, Happy We
  4. It Must Me So
  5. Paris Waltz Scene
  6. Glitter and Be Gay
  7. You Were Dead, You Know
  8. Serenade: My Love
  9. I Am Easily Assimilated
  10. Quartet Finale
  11. Trio: Quiet
  12. Eldorado
  13. Bon Voyage
  14. What's the Use?
  15. Gavotte
  16. Finale: Make Our Garden Grow
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Candide, as a musical/opera, has a highly complex history, having gone through multiple alterations since it first premiered in 1956 with a book by Lillian Hellman. In the 1974 version, the book was rewritten by Hugh Wheeler (as adapted from Voltaire and at the insistence of director Hal Prince) with added humor, ultimately saving it from being a complete disaster by some accounts. In any case, the music is by Leonard Bernstein with lyrics by Richard Wilbur -- although additional lyrics are contributed by John Latouche, ...

Candide 1991, CBS Records

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