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Restoring the Original Arrangement of "Show Boat."

Conductor John McGlinn. He directed a new recording of the classic musical "Show Boat," first performed in 1927 with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd. McGlinn's new and controversial recording of the musical includes rejected numbers from the planning stages and items cut in the pre-Broadway tryout. (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Jan. 13, 1989).


Other segments from the episode on October 24, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 24, 1989: Interview with Deborah Harry; Commentary on Ray Charles; Interview with John McGlinn; Review of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel "The Remains of the Day."


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