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50 Best Songs From The Musicals

Best Songs From Musicals 50 / Various
Release Date: 05/22/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 27375   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Andrew Lloyd WebberFrederick LoeweRichard RodgersRichard M. Sherman,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] HampsonJean BaylessBarbara HendricksPaul Jones,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul GemignaniSimon LeeRobert LoweJonathan Tunick,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Phantom of the Opera: Music of the Night by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Wouldn't It Be Loverly, song (for the musical My Fair Lady) by Frederick Loewe
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3. The Sound of Music: Do-Re-Mi by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jean Bayless (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Lowe
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
4. Chim Chim Cher-ee (for Disney's Mary Poppins) by Richard M. Sherman
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Voice)
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Any dream will do by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Paul Jones (Voice)
Conductor:  Geoff Love
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
6. The Music Man: Seventy-Six Trombones by Meredith Willson
Performer:  Van Johnson (Voice)
Conductor:  Gareth Davies
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7. Anything Goes: I get a kick out of you by Cole Porter
Performer:  Kim Criswell (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
8. Gigi: Gigi by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
9. Sweeney Todd: Johanna by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Lambert Wilson (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10. Oliver!: Consider Yourself by Lionel Bart
Performer:  Dennis Waterman (Voice), Tony Tanner (Voice)
Conductor:  Tony Osborne
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11. South Pacific: Some enchanted evening by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Voice)
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
12. Kiss Me, Kate: Wunderbar by Cole Porter
Performer:  Josephine Barstow (Voice), Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
13. The Sound of Music: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Roger Dann (Voice), Jean Bayless (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Lowe
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
14. Camelot: If ever I would leave you by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
15. Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Bruce Hubbard (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
16. Carousel: You'll never walk alone by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Shirley Chapman (Voice)
Conductor:  Sam Fonteyn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
17. The Lion King: Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
Performer:  Martine Mccutcheon (Voice)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
18. Can-can: I love Paris by Cole Porter
Performer:  Kim Criswell (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
19. Flower Drum Song: You Are Beautiful by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Ida Shepley (Voice), Kevin Scott (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Lowe
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
20. Carousel: If I loved you by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  John Raitt (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
21. Standing on the corner by Frank Loesser
Performer:  John Lloyd Parry (Voice), Peter Rhodes (Voice), Alan Thomas (Voice),
Jack Deleon (Voice)
Conductor:  Kenneth Alwyn
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
22. Annie Get Your Gun: They say it's wonderful by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice), Kim Criswell (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
23. The Sound of Music: The sound of music by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jean Bayless (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Lowe
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
24. If I Can't Love Her (for Disney's Beauty & the Beast, the musical) by Alan Menken
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25. Show Boat: Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Voice), Teresa Stratas (Voice), Bruce Hubbard (Voice),
Karla Burns (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
26. My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Anne Rogers (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
27. Chicago: All That Jazz by John Kander
Performer:  Matthew Goodgame (Voice), Rebecca Dent (Voice), Warren Sollars (Voice),
Caroline Graham (Voice), Donna Hazelton (Voice)
Conductor:  Gareth Valentine
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
28. Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Becky Jane Taylor (Voice)
Conductor:  Simon Hale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
29. Follies: Losing My Mind by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Donna Hazelton (Voice)
Conductor:  Gareth Valentine
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
30. The Winner takes it all by Benny Andersson
Performer:  Martine Mccutcheon (Voice)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
31. Perchance to Dream: We'll gather lilacs by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Moira Anderson (Voice)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
32. I won't send roses by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Howard McGillin (Voice)
Conductor:  Julian Kelly
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
33. Evita: Don't Cry for Me Argentina by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Ruthie Henshall (Voice)
Conductor:  Matthew Freeman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976/1978; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
34. Feed the Birds (for Disney's Mary Poppins) by Richard M. Sherman
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Voice)
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Abbey Road Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
35. Oliver!: As Long as He Needs Me by Lionel Bart
Performer:  Alma Cogan (Voice)
Conductor:  Tony Osborne
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
36. The Sound of Music: My favorite things by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jean Bayless (Voice), Constance Shacklock (Voice)
Conductor:  Robert Lowe
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
37. Anything Goes: You're the Top by Cole Porter
Performer:  Cris Groenendaal (Voice), Kim Criswell (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
38. Kiss Me, Kate: Where Is the Life that Late I Led by Cole Porter
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
39. Don't Rain on My Parade, song (for the musical Funny Girl) by Jule Styne
Performer:  Donna Hazelton (Voice)
Conductor:  Gareth Valentine
Written: 1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
40. Oliver!: Food, Glorious Food! by Lionel Bart
Conductor:  Tony Osborne
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
41. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Comedy Tonight by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Frankie Howerd (Voice)
Conductor:  Alyn Ainsworth
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
42. Wonderful Town: Ohio by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Voice), Kim Criswell (Voice)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
43. One, song (from "A Chorus Line") by Marvin Hamlisch
Performer:  Alex Hogg (Voice), Mike Noble (Voice), Matthew Goodgame (Voice),
Rebecca Dent (Voice), Warren Sollars (Voice), Caroline Graham (Voice),
Debralee Burns (Voice), Donna Hazelton (Voice), Kerry Newton (Voice),
Craig Berry (Voice)
Conductor:  Gareth Valentine
Period: Modern 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
44. She Loves Me, song (from "She Loves Me") by Jerry Bock
Performer:  Gary Raymond (Voice)
Conductor:  Alyn Ainsworth
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
45. Leaning on a Lamp Post, song (from "Me and My Girl") by Noel Gay
Performer:  Robert Lindsay (Voice)
Conductor:  Ian Hughes
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
46. West Side Story: Maria by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  David Holliday (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
47. Oklahoma: Oh, what a beautiful mornin' by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Voice)
Conductor:  Peter Matz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
48. I Dreamed a Dream, song (for the musical Les Misérables) by Claude-Michel Schönberg
Performer:  Lesley Garrett (Voice)
Conductor:  Philip Ellis
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
49. Bring Him Home, song (for the musical Les Misérables) by Claude-Michel Schönberg
Performer:  Thomas [Baritone Vocal] Hampson (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
50. The Impossible Dream, song (from "Man of La Mancha") by Mitch Leigh
Performer:  John Raitt (Voice)
Conductor:  Paul Gemignani
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I Dreamed a Dream
The Music Of The Night (The Phantom Of The Opera)
Wouldn't It Be Loverly (From 'My Fair Lady')
Do-Re-Mi (From 'The Sound Of Music')
Mary Poppins: Chim Chim Cheree
Any Dream Will Do (From 'Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat')
Seventy-Six Trombones from The Music Man (1995 Digital Remaster)
Anything Goes, Act I: I get a kick out of you (Reno)
Gigi (Gigi)
Johanna (Sweeney Todd)
Consider Yourself (From 'Oliver')
Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific)
Kiss Me, Kate, Act I: Wunderbar (Lilli, Fred)
Edelweiss (From 'The Sound Of Music')
If Ever I Would Leave You (Camelot)
Show Boat, Act I: Ol' Man River (Joe, Men)
You'll Never Walk Alone (From 'Carousel')
Can You Feel The Love Tonight (From 'The Lion King')
Bring Him Home
Can-Can: I Love Paris
Food, Glorious Food (From 'Oliver')
Maria from West Side Story (1995 Digital Remaster)
You Are Beautiful (From 'Flower Drum Song')
If I Loved You (from "Carousel")
Standing On The Corner (From 'The Most Happy Fella')
Annie Get Your Gun, Act I: They say it's wonderful (Annie, Frank)
The Sound Of Music (From 'The Sound Of Music')
Comedy Tonight (From 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum')
If I Can't Love Her
Oh, what a beautiful mornin' from Oklahoma! (arr. Matz)
Show Boat, Act I: Can't help lovin' dat man (Julie, Magnolia, Queenie, Joe, Servants)
I could have danced all night from My Fair Lady (1995 Digital Remaster)
Wonderful Town: Ohio (Ruth/Eileen)
One (Chorus Line)

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