The Dick Cavett Show [#2] (talk/interview)

    (ABC Primetime, 1969)

    [This was the second 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;

     This was a summer show which was tried after Cavett left the
     morning airwaves (his previous show was aka: "This Morning");
     This was a prelude to his longer talk-variety format show which
     began as a mid-season December replacement in ABC's Fall Season]

Theme 1: "Cavett Emptor"

     Composer: Jonathan Charles (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
     2001 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 2: "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'";

     This is thought to be the THEME for the summer show as well
     although its use has not been positively confirmed; 
     However, this lively piece definitely was a THEME
     for Cavett's last two shows -- the long-running one on 
     PBS and a short-lived revival in 1986 on ABC, which see;

     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]

     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

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

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


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