The Liberace Show (music)

     (NBC Primetime, 1952;
      Syndicated, 1953 - 55;
      CBS Summer Primetime, 1969)

Theme 1: "The Liberace Theme", the middle section of Chopin's "Valse No. 7"(Opus 64, No. 2)

    [aka "Waltz No. 7, in C# minor" (Opus 64, No. 2);

     This was the first part of a THEME Medley that opened the shows, and
     was also used as part of a closing THEME Medley at the end of the
     Syndicated shows; although the waltz piece is indicated as C# minor,
     the middle section of the Chopin waltz is a tender melody in Db Major;
     Chopin lived between 1810 - 1849.]
     Original Composer: Frederic Chopin, and
      Adapter/Arranger: Liberace (ASCAP)
             [professional name of Wladziu Valentino ("Lee") Liberace]

     1978 Publisher: International Artist Ltd. (ASCAP)

     1999 Publisher: Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY

     Composition date: 1846

    (filed as "Liberace Theme; a simplified arrangement
     for beginning piano students, based on op.64, No.2
     by Chopin"):
     Published Copyright Date: March 2, 1955; EP 87 642.
     Published Renewal   Date: 


Open Theme 2: "I Don't Care (As Long as You Care For Me)"

    [aka: "I Don't Care",
     aka: "As Long as You Care For Me",
     aka: "Liberace Theme"]
    [on the 1953 Syndicated show, this THEME was used in the Opening
     THEME medley following the "Liberace Theme" #1 above...]

     Composers: Gerald Emmett ("Jerry") Teifer (ASCAP),
                Gerald George Guimond (not affiliated), and
                Liberace (ASCAP)
             [professional name of Wladziu Valentino ("Lee") Liberace]

     1978 Publishers: RYTVOC, Inc. (ASCAP), and
                      Xanadu Xongs, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1999 Publishers: Bienstock Publishing Company (ASCAP), of
                        New York, NY;
                      RYTVOC, Inc. (ASCAP), of
                        East Hampton, NY;
                      Jerry Leiber Music (ASCAP), of
                        Los Angeles, CA; and
                      Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP), of
                        Los Angeles, CA

    [Unpublished copyright credited only to "Liberace (w & m)"]:
     Unpublished Copyright Date: August 15, 1952; EU 284 651.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date:
    [Published copyright credited ALL THREE composers]:
     Published Copyright Date: May 6, 1953; EP 79 469.
     Published Reneal    Date: 


Theme 3: "I'll Be Seeing You", from the 1938 musical revue "Right This Way"

    [for the Syndicated show, this was used in medley with the above
     "Liberace Theme" #1 to close the was used by itself as
     the closing THEME on the CBS Summer series of 1969.]

     Composers: music by Sammy Fain (ASCAP) and
                lyric by Irving Kahan (ASCAP) 

     Original Publisher: Williamson Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1999 Publishers: Fain Music Co. (ASCAP), of
                         Los Angeles, CA; and
                      The New Irving Kahan Music Company (ASCAP), 
                         c/o Fred Ahlert Music Corp., of
                         San Francisco, CA.

     Composition date: 1938

     Copyright Date: Feb. 1, 1938; EP 67 128.
     Renewal   Date: Feb. 1, 1965; R 354 732.

         CD: "Liberace: The Golden Age of Television - Volume 1"
              Curb Records D2-77516 (1991)

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