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A New Recording of "Show Boat" Revives the Original Arrangements

There has been a spate of new recordings of Broadway musicals. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says that a new CD release of Show Boat is the best of the bunch, in part because of how it addresses race relations in way that's still relevant today.



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Other segments from the episode on December 21, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 21, 1988: Interview with Steve Fishman; Review of the Broadway cast album of "Show Boat"; Interview with Ray Anderson; Review of home video release of the film …


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