Label: Coral - CRL 57265 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Ballad, Vocal
In each edition of Stage Whispers Peter Pinne reviews the latest musical theatre recordings. The lyrics, with their multitude of interior rhymes, are literate, sharp and at all times character-driven.
History and politics have never been so exciting. The album includes more dialogue than the Broadway version which gives a better De Coolste DJ - Kinderen voor Kinderen - 30 Jaar TV Op DVD (DVD) of the show as a whole. Who better than David Campbell to play Bobby Darin?
He was born to sing this music. With an almost totally new score, the musical opened to positive reviews on Broadway and is already being licensed to high schools in the U. The London Cast recording of Fossil - His Name Is Alive - Livonia is every bit as good as its Broadway counterpart.
With an orchestra of twenty-eight and a choir of forty under the baton of Brent Alan Huffman, and with outstanding vocals from the principals, the work sounds thrilling. The minor-keyed score, European in feel, fits the downbeat story like a glove, and features the year-old Chita Rivera as wealthy widow Claire Zachanassian in probably her last Broadway role. As her opposite half, Anton, Roger Red Hot Mama (Interpolation: Some Day My Prince Will Come) - Dorothy Loudon With The Norman Paris Tr is unfortunately a better actor than a singer and delivers mostly passionless vocals.
Accompaniment is by a chamber orchestra of ten. Doctor Zhivago was another recent short-lived Broadway entry that quickly ran out of steam. Based on a true story of a baby found in a valise in North Carolina in the s, the musical intertwined the s story and another of a young soldier and the editor of a Southern literary magazine in the s.
Although it quickly ran out of steam on Broadway, the Original Cast recording reveals a score that served the show very well indeed. Newcomer Carmen Cusack stands out in an excellent cast. Like she was in the show, Marcia Hines is all over this original cast recording which mines the disco hits of the seventies. The work has a spare and tight libretto by Lally Katz and features an outstanding original cast headed by Miller-Heidke as the Bird.
Additional music composer Iain Grandage One - Will Bailey - One / U Know written some inventive arrangements for a range of instruments which mix violin and cello with piano accordion, trumpet, tuba, bass, piano, electronics and guitar.
A chance remark by their dad that Clinton would make a good subject for a musical proved irresistible. The musicalreceived good to excellent notices when it opened at New World Stages, New York, on 9 Apriland is blessed with a terrific cast headed by Kerry Butler doing sterling service as Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Clinton is played by two actors, Tom Galantich, who portrays the statesman side of the man, with Duke Lafoon as Billy, the party animal. But the score is mediocre. This leaves Veronica J. Former Brisbane based musical director James Dobinson leads a tight four-piece band on keyboards. The score is classic Broadway of the fifties with rousing male choruses, tender love ballads, and wry comedy numbers, and on this recording all of the dance music and reprises, making it the most complete recording of the show.
Bonus tracks include ten demos. The arrangements by Lew Davies mirror the originals by Robert Russell Bennett but with slight and appealing differences here and there. The orchestra is sumptuous, the sound pristine, and the vocals have Broadway class stamped all over them. Top marks also for the sleeve design, which uses the original artwork and looks like a vintage mini LP. Following the season a studio cast album was recorded with members of the Peterborough cast and West End performers.
These are included as bonus tracks. Accompaniment is by the Orchestra of Ireland conducted by Rob Berman. Robert Swann is marvellously stiff upper-lip as the teacher, with June Ritchie as the chimp who gets an education and ends up starring in a C.
Red Hot Mama (Interpolation: Some Day My Prince Will Come) - Dorothy Loudon With The Norman Paris Tr Cochran musical. In London Road in Ipswich became infamous for the murder of five prostitutes in its vicinity.
Alecky Blythe interviewed the residents about the killings and, together with songs set to dialogue by Adam Cook, they formed the basis of a successful musical produced by the National Theatre.
Director Rufus Norris has taken the stage script, adding news reports and interviews to produce a film version which stars Olivia Coleman, Anita Dobson and Tom Hardy. Musical aficionados will love it, but others may not. The cast are all actors who sing and they sing it very well indeed.
The big name in the cast is Tom Hardy, but he only has one scene. Highly recommended. In the meantime the joys of the production, and there are many, can be experienced on video along with a behind-the-scenes look at how it was all made. This Mantera Pontianak - Maar - Eastern.
Mysterious. Mystical. Myth the first time the DOT Records soundtrack album has been issued on CD and is not to be confused with a Varese Sarabande release taken from the original movie masters, which is different. This 2CD set is a collection of 49 demo tracks and cut songs performed mostly by composer John Kander and sometimes Fred Ebb from their collective Broadway musicals. Covering sixty-five years of creative endeavour, the CDs feature songs from Flora the Red Menace, The Happy Time, Zorba, 70 Girls 70, and their two blockbusters, Cabaret and Chicago, which just recently became the longest running American musical on Broadway.
The first is their original stab at it, and the second is the later version that became a hit and their most successful song. The discs also include an early Kander piece, Requiem For Georgie, a minute one-movement work for tenor and chorus which Kander admits was heavily influenced by the music of Marc Blitzstein.
The discs come with an excellent booklet with show production shots and notes on the songs by Jesse Green, theatre critic for New York magazine. From the moment it starts you know this tribute to Kander and Ebb is a notch or two above any recent concert of show songs, with its dazzling Red Hot Mama (Interpolation: Some Day My Prince Will Come) - Dorothy Loudon With The Norman Paris Tr by an outstanding cast of Broadway performers.
It is a perfect match of performer with song and a brilliant showcase of the Kander and Ebb songbook. The disc comes with eight bonus songs which were edited from the PBS broadcast. Hilty, who has a strong head and chest belt, superbly delivers the goods on all of them. Loudon was an acquired taste — a comedienne who was loud. A rarity indeed! Steven Baker conducted and wrote the arrangements, which are first-class all the way.
There should be more. Julie Anthony built her recording career on singing cover versions of pop hits and this compilation is a good I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) (Live - The Rainbow 1973) - Genesis - Archive - Volume 1 Sampl of her talent.
It would have been nice to have included some tracks from her two biggest stage successes, Irene and The Sound of Music, but for show buffs the album still includes a smattering of show tunes. It has never sounded better. Accompaniment is by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra on some tracks and Sinfonia Australia on others.
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