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From Broadway to Hollywood / Richard Glazier


Release Date: 06/01/2015 
Label:  Sophie Productions   Catalog #: 1  
Composer:  Bronislaw KaperBernard HerrmannLalo SchifrinFrederick Loewe,   ... 
Performer:  Richard Glazier

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This mix of music for stage and screen played by pianist Richard Glazier features insights and interviews as well as music by Gershwin, Weill, Porter, Herrmann, Rodgers, Arlen, and more.

In this, his third special for public television, pianist and historian Richard Glazier offers a unique view of Broadway and Hollywood through its music. Weaving together interviews, piano performances, and commentary, Glazier explores the history of the great music that has been written for Broadway musicals and Hollywood films and television shows.

Among the remarkable people who appear in this special are the late actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (award-winning star of The F.B.I. and son of famed violinist Efrem Zimbalist);
Read more Broadway veteran Patricia Morison (star of the original production of “Kiss Me Kate”); composer Lalo Schifrin (composer for films and television); author Daniel Selznick (son of famed producer David O. Selznick, grandson of Louis B. Mayer, founder of MGM); composer/conductor David Newman (son of Alfred Newman, longtime head of the 20th Century Fox Music Department and composer of over 200 film scores); ; Miles Kreuger, founder of the Institute of the American Musical; and Gene Allen, former president of the Motion Picture Academy and the Art Directors Guild as well as an Academy Award-winning art director (“My Fair Lady”) and longtime production manager for famed director George Cukor.

Glazier brings to this project a lifetime love of Hollywood films and Broadway musicals as well as his proven talent as a host/narrator and pianist. Richard Glazier was awarded the 1991 Young Artist Prize by the National Federation of Music Clubs, a proud sponsor of this program. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Auntie Mame: Drifting by Bronislaw Kaper
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
2.
The F. B. I.: Theme by Bronislaw Kaper
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
3.
Vertigo: Scene d'Amour by Bernard Herrmann
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
4.
Mannix: Theme by Lalo Schifrin
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
5.
My Fair Lady: Medley by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
6.
A Star Is Born: It's a New World by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
7.
Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
8.
Kiss Me, Kate: So in Love by Cole Porter
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
9.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
10.
Rhapsody in Blue: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Performer:  Richard Glazier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 

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