Flower Drum Song

Original London Cast (1960)

Recording Info

Recording Type: Commercial
Origin: Studio
Material Included: Musical Numbers Only
Date Recorded: date not entered yet

Credits

Staff

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Conductor
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Producer

Cast

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Madam Liang
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Liu Ma
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Wang San
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Wang Ta
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Wang Chi Yang
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Sammy Fong
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Dr. Li
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Mei Li
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Linda Low
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Mr. Lung (The Tailor)
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Mr. Huan (The Banker)
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Helen Chao
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Professor Cheng
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Frankie Wing
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Head Waiter
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Night Club Singer
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Dr. Lu Fong
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Madam Fong
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Mei Li (in ballet)
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Linda Low (in ballet)
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Dancing Ensemble
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Children

Track List

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Tracks

  • Overture .... Orchestra
  • You Are Beautiful .... Wang Ta and Madam Liang
  • A Hundred Million Miracles .... Mei-Li, Dr. Li, Wang Chi Yang, Madam Liang
  • I Enjoy Being a Girl .... Linda
  • I Am Going to Like It Here .... Mei-Li
  • Like a God .... Wang Ta
  • Chop Suey .... Madam Liang, Wang San and Ensemble
  • Don't Marry Me .... Sammy and Mei-Li
  • Grant Avenue .... Linda and Ensemble
  • Love, Look Away .... Helen
  • Fan Tan Fanny .... Night Club Singer
  • Gliding Through My Memoree
  • Grant Avenue (Reprise) .... Frankie, Girls and Ensemble
  • The Other Generation .... Madam Liang and Wang Chi Yang
  • Sunday .... Linda and Sammy
  • The Other Generation (reprise) .... Wang San and Children
  • Finale: A Hundred Million Miracles (Reprise) .... Wang Ta, Mei-Li and Entire Company

Trivia & History

Given the lack of a Singing Ensemble for the production, it seems likely that members of the Dancing Ensemble did also sing in the numbers that featured ensemble singing as it sounds like a fairly large ensemble sings at some points. We therefore list the Dancing Ensemble as part of this recording's cast.


The recording has a complete version of the overture, which was slightly cut for the original Broadway cast recording, and the dance music for "Grant Avenue," which was not on the Broadway recording. "Grant Avenue" runs 4:30 on this recording, as opposed to 2:30 on the Broadway recording.

In addition, the CD release on West End Angel has dance music in "Sunday" that had never been issued previously. On the CD, the number runs 5:28. The Broadway recording has considerably less of the dance music, running 4:25.

This recording, however, does not include the entr'acte (an abridged version was on the Broadway recording) nor the "Wedding Parade" (heard on the Broadway recording).


The cast list in the booklet for the West End Angel CD issue lists a performed named Su China among the members of the Dancing Ensemble, but the correct name is Su Chin.

Recording Info

Recording Type: Commercial
Origin: Studio
Material Included: Musical Numbers Only
Date Recorded: date not entered yet

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