classical music: broadway
New World Records, 2014
Roberta , a musical comedy by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach, which opened at New York's New Amsterdam Theatre in November 1933, was intended to follow a similar structure of his two previous musicals, The Cat And The Fiddle (1931) and Music In The Air (1932). These musicals were chic, sophisticated tapestries of dialogue, song, and dance interwoven with nearly continuous underscoring. Based on Alice Duer Miller's novel, Gowns By Roberta , ...
Best Songs From Musicals 100
100 Best Songs From the Musicals
Warner Classics, 2012
The Music Man (1957 Original Broadway Cast) [Angel Reissue]
Angel Records, 1992
Although Robert Preston and Barbara Cook put in stellar performances, it's the music that's the star of this hugely successful document of the 1958 Broadway smash. Written entirely by Meredith Willson, it drew from memories of his childhood in a small Midwestern town. Preston plays a traveling salesman/con artist, while Cook is the dull spinster "Marian the Librarian," whose love for Preston's character makes her come alive. "Seventy-Six ...
Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection
SONY MASTERWORKS, 2012
Welcome to Broadway! With Broadway in a Box, you'll become acquainted with 25 classic musicals that are essential to any great Broadway collection. This handsome set includes a 60-page book packed with show descriptions, cast lists, musical numbers, recording session photos and more. Each compact disc is packaged in a mini jacket featuring the original album cover art. Broadway in a Box guarantees hours of listening pleasure and is the perfect ...
Debut album by 'opera boyband' put together by the king of manufactured pop, Simon Cowell. This features popular arias, classical crossover pop and opera versions of pop standards - including Toni Braxton's 'Unbreak My Heart' - in much the same vein as Tony Henry, Josh Groban and Amici Forever. Syco. 2004.
Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Complete Broadway Musicals
Rodgers & Hammerstein
SONY MASTERWORKS, 2012
The Broadway musicals of Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960) belong to the whole world. They were a cultural phenomenon at a time when Broadway was an undisputed kingdom of American culture. The unique music made by Rodgers melodies and Hammerstein's words featured in the groundbreaking shows they wrote between 1943 and 1960 are known to people everywhere. From this extraordinary body of work, these wonderful songs ...
Songs From The Silver Screen
On Songs From The Silver Screen, Jackie Evancho applies her brilliant voice and extraordinary artistry to an entirely new set of classics. On her first two full-length albums, Jackie explored musical classics from arias to holiday standards. For Silver Screen, she offers her interpretations of a whole new category of classic music the much-loved movie melodies that have become part of our cultural landscape. "When I saw the movie version of ...
Andre Rieu: Radio City Hall Live in New York
Denon Records, 2007
Andre Rieu returns with and all new blockbuster show from New York's iconic landmark theater Radio City Music Hall. Contains the full PBS special plus several bonus tracks from the concert that did not air on PBS. 27 tracks inall.
A Musical Affair (Amazon Exclusive Version)
A Musical Affair is Il Divo's first compilation of songs inspired by Broadway shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and West Side Story and features stellar duet partners Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth, Nicole Scherzinger, Heather Headley and Michael Ball. The album showcases Il Divo's signature romantic and emotional interpretation of heartfelt classics like "Some Enchanted Evening" (South Pacific), "Bring Him Home," (Les ...
In this historic release, the great lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fiorello! shares with musical theater fans 53 of his Hidden Treasures rarely heard songs from 17 musicals, with many songs performed by Harnick himself and his late composer-partner Jerry Bock. Three cuts feature Harnick as recorded just last year for this special collection, and other archival recordings star three-time Tony Award ...
Carousel (1994 Broadway Revival Cast)
Angel Records, 1994
Carousel may have been one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's least popular shows at the time, but it's now considered one of the duo's most compelling offerings, and there are plenty of good recordings to choose from. Nicholas Hytner's much-praised production originated in London (with a cast album available on RCA/Victor) before successfully opening at Lincoln Center in New York. The CD's nicely illustrated booklet gives a fair idea of Bob Crowley's ...
Broadway - The American Musical (PBS Series)
Columbia Broadway Masterworks / Legacy, 2004
This 5-CD, 106-track set is the greatest Broadway set ever assembled, heavily cross-licensed to include virtually every song to cross over from the theaters to the charts! And those songs are the *original* versions; add the 60-page booklet and you have an audio/visual history of a true American institution. Among the shows with songs featured in the set are Ziegfeld Follies of 1919; Show Boat; Anything Goes; Pal Joey; This Is the Army; On the ...
West End to Broadway - Inspirational Ballet Class Music CD - WB02C
WB02C "West End to Broadway" is the second in this series of CDs for ballet class by David Plumpton. As in the other titles by this artist, repeated tracks have given way to several melodies for each exercise. Obviously from the title, this music is from musicals that have been a hit both in London and New York. From "Mary Poppins" to "Hairspray" this selection of melodies includes tons of hits. That same big dramatic style of this artist ...
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Musical Cast Recording
SONY MASTERWORKS, 2012
Bryn Terfel - Something Wonderful (Bryn Terfel sings Rodgers & Hammerstein)
Oscar Hammerstein II
Deutsche Grammophon, 1996
On the Town - The First Full Length Recording
Many people are more familiar with Hollywood's version of On the Town than with the original Broadway show. While Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly's movie is pretty swell in its own right, the score ditched much of Bernstein's electrifying compositions as well as songs like the hilarious "I Can Cook Too." Since the 1944 show had never been properly recorded, original cast members Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Nancy Walker, and Chris Alexander ...
Crazy for You (1992 Original Broadway Cast)
Angel Records, 1992
No Description Available. Genre: Original Cast Recordings Media Format: Compact Disk Rating: Release Date: 19-MAY-1992
Broadway's Greatest Hits
Boston Pops Orchestra
The Very Best Of Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Broadway Collection
Andrew Lloyd Webber
My Fair Lady (1959 Original London Cast)
Sony / Columbia / Legacy, 1998
The original 1958 London cast stereo recording, starring Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. Includes the entire original release plus a bonus track, The Embassy Waltz.
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