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The Dick Cavett Show [#6] (talk/interview)

    (ABC Nighttime, 1986)

     This was the sixth of several talk and variety shows hosted
     by the genial witty intellectual comedian from Nebraska, who
     was a devoted fan and friend of Groucho Marx in his later
     years, and a friend of Woody Allen from his early career;

     After a five-year break from series TV, Dick Cavett returned
     on last time for another late-night talk/interview show, this
     time again on ABC; unfortunately it only lasted one season]


Theme: "Overture (to 'Candide')"

    [above is the title as listed in the ASCAP database; variations:
     aka: "Overture To Candide";
     aka: "Overture";
     aka: "Candide Overture";

     this is an Overture to what is described in copyright
     records as "Candide -- a comic operetta based on 
     Voltaire's satire"; The overture is part of a 1955 score 
     originally filed under the name: "Music for 'Candide'";

     Although only Leonard Bernstein is listed in the filing
     for copyright below, ASCAP also lists a number of others
     in its database as credited composers of the Overture; but
     these people in reality were involved in writing lyrics, or
     the book or other aspects of the stage musical production;

     for this "Dick Cavett Show" a light jazz-styled arrangement
     was made of the Candide Overture]

     Composers: Leonard Bernstein (ASCAP),
                John Latouche (ASCAP),
                Dorothy Parker (ASCAP), and
                Richard Wilbur (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Anderson Enterprises, Inc. (ASCAP), and
                     G. Schirmer, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY; and
                     The Leonard Bernstein Music 
                        Publishing Company, LLC (ASCAP)
                        c/o Universal-MCA Music Publishing Group
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date 
       [as "Music for 'Candide'"]: Feb. 23, 1955; EU 390 831.

     Renewal   Date:
       [as "Music for 'Candide'"]: March 7, 1983; RE-162-154.

     Recordings:


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