Mutiny! Concept Recording

Produced and Directed by David Essex.

Book by Richard Crane
Music by David Essex

1983

  • Fletcher Christian . . . . . . David Essex
    Captain Bligh . . . . . . Frank Finlay
    Mr. Fryer . . . . . . Victor Spinetti
    The Bos'n . . . . . . Nicky Henson
    Cabin Boy . . . . . . Charles Mindenhall
    Miamiti . . . . . . Doreen Chanter

    Featured members of the Bounty's crew:
    Glyn Bailey, Bob Davenport, Richard Manuel, Paddy Wilkes and Stanley Fleet.
    Orchestral score, Conductor and Musical Director . . . . . . John Cameron
    Assistant Musical Director . . . . . . Paul Maguire
    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Leader . . . . . . Barry Griffiths
    The Ship's Band and Chamber Orchestra Leader . . . . . . Pat Halling
    Choir . . . . . . The Ambrosian Singers Directed by John McCarthy
    Orchestra Management . . . . . . John Watson
    Cathedral Choir (Master of the Choir Barry Rose)
    Recorded by John Richards at CTS Studios assisted by Paul Hulme
    The song Tahiti produced by Mike Batt
    Advisers to the project . . . . . . Glynn Christian and Professor G. B. Milner

    "My sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone involved in this project for their dedication and interest far beyond the call of duty. A special 'thank you' to Derek Bowman for suggesting the idea and for his help in getting together this terrific cast" David Essex.


  • Musical Numbers:
    1. Overture - Orchestra
    2. Sailing for a New World - Christian, Fryer & Bounty's Crew
    3. Setting Sail / Sky Was Clear - Bounty's Crew / Cabin Boy
    4. Six Weeks Late - Bligh and Christian
    5. Pumpkin - Fryer, Bos'n & Crew
    6. The Lash - Crew Member
    7. Cape Horn - Cabin Boy & Crew
    8. Doldrums - Fryer, Elphinstone
    9. Failed Cape Horn - Bligh, Christian
    10. The Letter - Bligh, Fryer, Elphinstone
    11. He Was Born Nowhere / Three Weeks From Paradise - Bos'n, Bligh, Christian and Crew
    12. Land Ho! - Bligh, Christian & TahitianS
    13. Tahiti - Christian, Miamiti & Tahitians
    14. Observe These Men - Bligh
    15. Slow We Moved - Cabin Boy
    16. Captain's Table - Bligh, Fryer & Elphinstone
    17. Hell - Christian & Mutineers
    18. Mutiny - Bligh, Christian, Loyalists & Mutineers
    19. Return to England / We Prayed For a Ship - Cabin Boy, Heywood, Millward, Bos'n & Fryer
    20. Prisoner at the Bar - Fryer
    21. Bligh's Speech
    22. I'll Go No More A-roving - Christian
    23. Finale - Company