Search Catalogue


Jack Beeson

Hello Out There (1953)

Plays: 3552

Chamber opera in one act
The Gambler's Song (excerpt)
Duration: 00 mins 58 secs
John Reardon, baritone/The Columbia Chamber Orchestra/Frederic Waldman
© (p) 1991 Bay Cities Inc
Bay Cities BCD 1034

Text heard on Sample:
A man has got to have somebody near who knows when he’s wrong
but likes him all the same. And if you’ll come with me I won’t
be wrong anymore for I’ll be lucky.
When you’ve got enough money then you can’t be wrong any more.
You’re right because the money says you’re right, and I’ll have a
lot of money and you’ll be the prettiest girl in all the world.
And then I’ll be proud around Frisco with you on my arm, Katey,
And all the people turning round to look at us!

Text by Jack Beeson adapted from the play by William Saroyan.
Libretto © 1960 Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. Copyright renewed.

Further Information on this Work:

Any reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of audio materials provided at this site, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

Featured Clips

Cantus Iambeus (2004)

Harrison Birtwistle

Plays: 1452

The Healer: Sozo (2013)

Karl Jenkins

Plays: 1608

Jazz Missa Brevis: 2. Gloria in excelsis

Will Todd

Plays: 1067

Ponds (from Cinematic Songs) (2010)

Biggi Hilmars

Plays: 624

String Quartet No.2 (2012): 3rd mvmt

Bernd Richard Deutsch

Plays: 1783

FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index