Notes & Reviews:
American Record Guide, March/April 2014
Dearest Enemy, first performed in 1925, was the first hit musical comedy produced by Rodgers and Hart. The story is based on a once-popular myth. Kim Cresswell, the biggest name in the cast. The best music goes to Betsy and Sir John Copeland, and it's personably sung by Annaleene Beechey, a sweet, light soprano, and the mellow James Cleverton. It's enjoyable and instructive to stop at this particular milestone along the road to modern American musical theater.
Personnel: John Kilgore (sound effects).
Recording information: The Helix, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland (08/19/2012-08/21/2012).
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Works DetailsRodgers, Richard : Dearest Enemy, musical
- Conductor: David Brophy
- Ensemble: Orchestra of Irelland
- Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Written: 1925