WorldCat Identities

Cook, Barbara

Works: 252 works in 583 publications in 2 languages and 14,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musicals  Original cast recordings  Fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Live sound recordings  Concert television programs  Televised musicals 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Actor, Arranger, Interviewee, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PQ2082.C3, 782.14
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barbara Cook
The music man : original Broadway cast recording by Meredith Willson( Recording )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor" Harold Hill is a con man who comes to River City, IA, in the weeks just prior to the 1912 Fourth of July celebration. Persuading the town that the youth of River City is in great danger of being corrupted, Hill convinces them that their need to organization a boy's band, with himself as a leader. Hill promises to teach the kids how to make music by utilizing his revolutionary "Think System." There's only one problem: the professor doesn't know one note from another
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1966,the Music Theater of Lincoln Center produced a revival of Show Boat that opened July 19 and ran 64 performances before undertaking a national tour. This album includes tracks of their best performances
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thumbelina's adventures begin when she is kidnapped by Mother Toad to be a bride for her son Herman. Escaping on a lily pad, she is befriended by Mr. Fieldmouse and Mortimer Mole, aided by a friendly swallow and ultimately reunited with her mother
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies". Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage at the two sold-out performances, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert. The concerts were produced by Thomas Z. Shepard & directed by Herbert Ross, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel : 1994 Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carousel: complete 1945 John Raitt and Jan Clayton original cast recording, plus three previously unreleased alternate takes including the full overture (with Jean Darling and others; Joseph Littau, cond.)
Follies : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical returns with a new production that features two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters
Candide : a comic operetta on Voltaire's satire by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the original cast recording of seventeen songs from the 1956 Broadway musical "Candide."
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and I is the 1992 studio cast recording of the 1956 The King and I film. Ben Kingsley and Julie Andrews star in the mult-award winning musical, The King and I, recorded sumptuously by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under John Mauceri. The recording also stars Peabo Bryson and Marilyn Horne
The Rodgers & Hammerstein songbook by Richard Rodgers( )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Cook at Carnegie Hall by Barbara Cook( )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in English and German and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bernstein songbook by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs from Mass and the musicals On the town; Peter Pan; Trouble in Tahiti; Wonderful town; Candide; West Side Story; 1600 Hundred Pennsylvania Avenue
The best of Broadway by Gordon MacRae( Recording )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves me : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming musical from the Broadway debut in 1963 with the high-powered pairing of director Harold Prince and songwriting team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick creating a 74 minute CD of fun filled music
Sondheim on Sondheim by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of the famed songwriter in his own words, and music. An all-star cast headed by Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams and Tom Wopat takes on new arrangements of over two dozen Sondheim tunes, ranging from the beloved to the obscure, interspersed with audio commentary by the composer himself, who reveals fascinating details about his life and his art
Candide by Voltaire( )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that "all is for the best," Voltaire mocks the "eternal optimist" philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan. - Container
Send in the clowns : the ballads of Stephen Sondheim by Stephen Sondheim( )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola : a musical by Claibe Richardson( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide : original Broadway cast by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follies in concert ; Stavisky : music from the original soundtrack by Stephen Sondheim( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Cook( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected songs from the Broadway shows Candide, The King and I, Follies, Show Boat, The Music Man, The Gay Life, and She Loves Me
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Barbara Cook American actress and singer

Barbara Cook Amerikaans actrice

Barbara Cook amerikansk skådespelare

Barbara Cook amerikansk skodespelar

Barbara Cook amerikansk skuespiller

Barbara Cook comédienne et chanteuse, comédie musicale

Barbara Cook soprano e attrice statunitense

Barbara Cook US-amerikanische Bühnenschauspielerin

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English (180)

German (5)