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A Little Night Music - Original Movie Soundtrack


Release Date: 09/10/2013 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 72393  
Composer:  Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Christopher GuardLesley-Anne DownDiana RiggLen Cariou,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono and Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The soundtrack of the 1978 movie version of Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway masterpiece, A Little Night Music finally finds its way to CD. Directed by Hal Prince, the all-star cast features Elizabeth Taylor, who sings the famous “Send in the Clowns,” Diana Rigg, Lesley-Ann Down, Len Cariou and Hermione Gingold. This newly-remastered CD is transferred from the original stereo masters, and includes a previously unreleased instrumental cue, along with two other instrumental cues taken from the mono soundtrack of the film. The complete version of "Every Day a Little Death" is also included from the mono soundtrack, as the carriage ride verse written for the film was not included on the stereo master. Featuring liner notes by Sondheim Read more archivist Peter E. Jones.

MUSICAL NUMBERS

1 OVERTURE / NIGHT WALTZ (LOVE TAKES TIME) 4:20
Orchestra, Company
2 THE GLAMOROUS LIFE 4:52
Chloe Franks
3 NOW / SOON / LATER 7:53
Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Guard
4 YOU MUST MEET MY WIFE 3:51
Len Cariou, Elizabeth Taylor
5 EVERY DAY A LITTLE DEATH 2:28
Diana Rigg, Lesley-Anne Down
6 NIGHT WALTZ 1:06
Orchestra
7 A WEEKEND IN THE COUNTRY 6:04
Company
8 IT WOULD HAVE BEEN WONDERFUL 4:20
Len Cariou, Laurence Guittard
9 SEND IN THE CLOWNS 4:17
Elizabeth, Taylor, Len Cariou
10 POOR OLD FREDERICK 1:53
Orchestra Previously unreleased
11 SEND IN THE CLOWNS (REPRISE) / FINALE 4:31
Elizabeth, Taylor, Len Cariou, Company

BONUS TRACKS

12 EVERY DAY A LITTLE DEATH (FILM VERSION) 4:00
Diana Rigg, Lesley-Anne Down
Previously unreleased, mono recording
13 NIGHT WALTZ (FILM VERSION) 1:47
Orchestra
Previously unreleased, mono recording
14 END CREDITS (FILM VERSION) 1:27
Orchestra
Previously unreleased, mono recording Read less

Works on This Recording

1. A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Christopher Guard (Voice), Lesley-Anne Down (Voice), Diana Rigg (Voice),
Len Cariou (Voice), Elizabeth Taylor (Voice), Laurence Guittard (Voice),
Hermione Gingold (Voice), Chloe Franks (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  DeLane Lea Music Centre, London 

Sound Samples

Overture / Night Waltz (Love Takes Time)
The Glamorous Life
Now / Soon / Later
You Must Meet My Wife
Every Day A Little Death
Night Waltz
A Weekend In The Country
It Would Have Been Wonderful
Send In The Clowns
Poor Old Frederick
Send In The Clowns (reprise) / Finale
Every Day A Little Death (Film Version)
Night Waltz (Film Version)
End Credits (Film Version)

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