Swan Esther Original Cast Recording

Original Cast Recording
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Manufacturer: 5055122190356
Product Code: 10130
Weight: 0.14kg
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div class="jspPane" style="padding: 0px; width: 560px; top: -100px;"_x000D_'Swan Esther' is a musical retelling of the biblical story of Esther, the Jewish Queen of the Persian King Ahaseuerus. The musical was the brainchild of legendary theatre producer David Land in a bid to replicate the earlier success he had achieved with 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'. br / br / 'Swan Esther' now debuts on CD, it includes the complete 1983 concept album coupled with studio rehearsal demos of the additional songs composed for the touring production 'Swan Esther and the King'.br / br / Featuring an upbeat and memorable score by Nick Munns and J. Edward Oliver, the cast includes Stephanie Lawrence as Esther, Denis Quilley as Haman and Clive Carter as the minstrel Mordecai. 'Swan Esther' opened at London's Young Vic Theatre in December 1983 for a limited run starring Amanda Redman in the title role. br / br / After undergoing many revisions, the show embarked on a successful UK tour in 1985 produced by Bill Kenwright. Now titled 'Swan Esther and the King' the new production starred Jackie Marks, Chris Corcoran and Warwick Evans and featured additional songs composed with Shirlie Roden and Jon Miller._x000D_Tracklist_x000D_1. Introduction And Bow Down -br /2. A Far Outpost Of Persia br /3. The Queen's Party br /4. The Emperor's Wrath br /5. Haman's Advice br /6. A Bright Idea br /7. I've Neglected To Mention br /8. We All Need br /9. My Love Is Like A Dream br /10. Bow Down (Let's Meet The Queen) br /11. A Strange Girl br /12. Kill The King! br /13. The Emperor's Memoirs br /14. Treason br /15. I Am Great! br /16. I Don't Trust Haman br /17. Nothing To Lose br /18. Esther br /19. Evil Haman br /20. The King Can't Sleep br /21. Finale (Haman's The One / Ahasuerus Repents / Esther And Mordecai / Swan Esther) br /22. Men Are Pigs br /23. Take Away My Crown br /24. One Lovebr /25. Country Girlbr /26. Golden Statebr /27. Persia Is Stablebr /28. Which Way Shall I Turn?br /29. The Generation Game br /30. One Love (Reprise)br /31. Here Stands A Man (From 'How Green Was My Valley')_x000D_iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zYGS9j1uETc" frameborder="0" width="425" height="350"/iframe_x000D__x000D_/div


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