Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 8/19/14

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August 12 | 5 | July 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | June 24, 17, 10, 3 | May 27, 20, 13, 6 | April 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | March 25, 18, 11, 4 | February 25, 11, 18, 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7, 2014 | 2013


Quick list of all Amazon links for this week.


CDs Now Available:

On the Town OLCOn the Town OLC
(Masterworks Broadway - on CD-R/digital)Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green score. Elliott Gould, Don McKay, Carol Arthur, Andrea Jaffe and Gillian Lewis. Laurence Leonard, conductor. "Opening: I Feel Like I'm Not out of Bed Yet / New York, New York / Miss Subways," "Taxi Number: Come Up to My Place," "Carried Away," "Lonely Town / Dance: Lonely Town," "I Can Cook Too," "Lucky to Be Me," "Dance: Times Square (Finale Act I)," "Night Club Sequence: So Long Baby / I Wish I Was Dead / You Got Me," "Dance: Imaginary Coney Island," "Some Other Time," "Real Coney Island, Finale." Now available at MasterworksBroadway.com; the CD-R will be available through ArkivMusic.com on September 16, plus digital the same day.

NeverthelessNevertheless: The Kalmar and Ruby Songbook
(Audiophile Records - new on CD)
Cabaret singer/pianist Ronny Whyte's tribute to songwriters Bert Kalmar, and Harry Ruby. Featuring Warren Vache on cornet, Lou Caputo on reeds and Ben Sher on guitar. "Give Me the Simple Life," "Nevertheless," "Keep Romance Alive," "Who's Sorry Now?," "Thinking of You," "Up In the Clouds," "Three Little ?Words," "All Alone Monday," "My Sunny Tennessee," "Take Me to the Land of Jazz," "A Kiss to Build a Dream On," "I Love You So Much," "I Wanna Be Loved by You," "Show Me a Rose," "Hold Me Thusly."

Roslyn KindRoslyn Kind: Give Me You/This is Roslyn Kind
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/mp3/iTunes)Kind’s two RCA albums from the late 1960s. "Give Me You," "The Fool On The Hill," "Summer Tree," "If You Must Leave My Life," "Can I Stop The Rain?," "It's A Beautiful Day," "Who Am I?," "A Modern Day Version of Love," "It Was Only A Dream," "I Own The World," "The Shape of Things to Come," "Taximan," "I Only Wanna Laugh," "Please Take Me Home," "It's Gotta Be Real," "Yes, It Hurts," "The Playground," "Make Your Own Kind Of Music," "You Gotta Believe In Me," "(I Guess) The Lord Must Be In New York City," "Reflections," "Love At Last You Have Found Me." on CD-R by ArkivMusic and digital release date. Available earlier at MasterworksBroadway.com


BOOKs Now Available:

Short Plays 2012-2013The Best American Short Plays 2012-2013
(Applause Books - Hardcover/Paperback Book)
William W. Demastes, editor.

Show by Show 8th EditionBroadway Musicals, Show-by-Show: Eighth Edition
(Applause Books - Paperback Book)
By Stanley Green and Cary Ginell. Updated edition of Broadway reference book, first published in 1985. Chronologically arranged, beginning with The Black Crook in 1866. New entries and photos from recent years, including Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The Book of Mormon, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Once, Newsies: The Musical, Annie (revival); Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, Kinky Boots, A Night with Janis Joplin, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Statistics and inside information, plus critical reception, cast lists, pithy commentary about each show, and numerous detailed indexes

Garland on GarlandJudy Garland on Judy Garland: Interviews and Encounters (Musicians in Their Own Words)
(Chicago Review Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Randy L. Schmidt, editor. From with her first radio appearance under contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, through with her last known interview, one taped for Radio Denmark just months before her death. Garland wrote a number of essays for various publications and sat for countless print, radio, and television interviews. These and other autobiographical efforts show her story told in her own words. 480 pages.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Christmas in New York: Renee Fleming
(Decca - new on CD)
"Winter Wonderland" (with Wynton Marsalis), "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (with Gregory Porter), "Silver Bells" (with Kelli O Hara), "Merry Christmas Darling" (with Chris Botti), "Christmas Waltz," "Who Knows Where the Time Goes" (with Brad Mehldau), "Sleigh Ride" (with Wynton Marsalis), "Snowbound" (with Kurt Elling), "In the Bleak Midwinter" (with Rufus Wainwright), "Central Park Serenade" (with Gregory Porter), "The Man" (with the Bag), "Love and Hard Times" (with Brad Mehldau), "Still, Still, Still" (with Kurt Elling).

Oklahoma! Blu-rayOklahoma! Blu-ray
(Fox Home Entertainment - new Blu-ray/DVD/Digital)
Single release from the recent Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection set. With Todd-AO restoration and CinemaScope versions. Also being release from the same set, The King and I and South Pacific.

Roberta
(New World Records - new on 2 CDs)
First recording of the complete score in its original orchestrations by Kern's orchestrator-of-choice, Robert Russell Bennett. Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach score. Conducted by Rob Berman. Kim Criswell, Annalene Beechey, Jason Graae, and Diana Montague. Disc: 1: "Let's Begin," "Lindy Hop," "Madrigal," "You're Devastating," Dialogue 1, "Finaletto," Dialogue 2, "You're Devastating: Stephanie's Reprise," Dialogue 3, "Yesterdays," Dialogue 4, Dialogue 5, "Something Had to Happen," "Rhapsody in Prose," Dialogue 6, "The Touch of Your Hand," "Scene and Trio," "Scene and Sidonie's Reprise," "Opening of Scene 4," "Fashion Show," "I'll Be Hard To Handle," "Yesterdays Dance," "Act One Finale"; Disc: 2, "Entr'Acte," "Hot Spot," Dialogue 7, Scene: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Dialogue 8, "Let's Begin: Reprise 1," "Dance Scene," Dialogue 9, "Something Had to Happen: Reprise," Dialogue 10, "Let's Begin: Reprise 2 and Sewing Dept Dance," "Don't Ask Me Not to Sing," "The Touch of Your Hand: Party Performance," "Scene Change," "Wardrobe Scene," "Clementina," "Reprises: I'll Be Hard to Handle & Let's Begin," "Finale Ultimo," "Appendix: Armful of Trouble," "Appendix: I Won't Dance," "Appendix: Lovely to Look At," "Exit Music," "Song: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes."

Stage Fright soundtrackStage Fright
(Lakeshore Records - new on CD)
Soundtrack for new movie musical comedy that "that mixes heavy metal rock with a full orchestral sound." Performances by Meat Loaf, Minnie Driver, Allie MacDonald and the Metal Killer. Music and lyrics by Jerome Sable and Eli Batalion. Film was released on Blu-ray on July 8.

Streisand: PartnersStreisand: Partners
(Columbia - new on CD/iTunes)
Barbra Streisand and 12 duets with male vocalists. "It Had To Be You" (Michael Bublé), "People" (Stevie Wonder), "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (John Mayer), "Evergreen" (Babyface), "New York State Of Mind" (Billy Joel), "I'd Want It To Be You" (Blake Shelton), "The Way We Were" (Lionel Richie), "I Still Can See Your Face" (Andrea Bocelli), "How Deep Is The Ocean?" (Jason Gould), "What Kind Of Fool" (John Legend), "Somewhere" (Josh Groban), "Love Me Tender" (Elvis Presley).

Chick Corea TrilogyTrilogy: Chick Corea
(Concord - new on 3 CDs)
Chick Corea, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade. Recorded live around the world. Disc 1: "You're My Everything," "Recorda Me," "The Song Is You," "Work," "My Foolish Heart," "Fingerprints," "Spain"; Disc 2: "This Is New," "Alice in Wonderland," "It Could Happen to You," "Blue Monk," "Armando's Rhumba," "Op11, No9," "How Deep Is the Ocean?"; Disc 3: "Homage," "Piano Sonata: The Moon," "Someday My Prince Will Come."

OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ArkivMusic direct link added:

On the Town OLCOn the Town OLC
(Masterworks Broadway - on CD-R/digital)Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green score. Elliott Gould, Don McKay, Carol Arthur, Andrea Jaffe and Gillian Lewis. "Opening: I Feel Like I'm Not out of Bed Yet / New York, New York / Miss Subways," "Taxi Number: Come Up to My Place," "Carried Away," "Lonely Town / Dance: Lonely Town," "I Can Cook Too," "Lucky to Be Me," "Dance: Times Square (Finale Act I)," "Night Club Sequence: So Long Baby / I Wish I Was Dead / You Got Me," "Dance: Imaginary Coney Island," "Some Other Time," "Real Coney Island, Finale." CD-R available at MasterworksBroadway.com and ArkivMusic.com.

iTunes and Amazon mp3 links added:

Men in My LifeAlison Fraser: The Men in My Life Digital
(Original Cast Records - CD Baby/Amazon mp3/iTunes)
First time digital release of 2000 solo album. "Storyteller" (by Christopher McGovern), "The Beautiful Land" (by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley), "Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars/The Look Of Love" (by Antonio Carlos Jobim & Gene Lees; Burt Bacharach & Hal David), "Everyday I Write the Book" (by Elvis Costello), "City Of Dreams/The End Comes Softly" (by David & Joseph Zellnik), "Parallel Lines" (by Todd Rundgren), "Wrong For Me" (by Rusty Magee), "Young at Heart" (by Carolyn Leigh & Johnny Richards; w/ The Vice Medley), "Smoke" (by Charles Leipart & Eric Schorr), "Put It on My Tab" (by Marion Adler & Craig Bohmler), "Show Me the Way To Go Home" (by Irving King), "The Pill Song" (by William Finn), "The Passion Of Rhoda" (by William Finn; duet w/ Finn), "Romantic Notions" (by Barry Harman & Keith Herrmann), "Men in My Life" (by Alison Fraser & Christopher McGovern). Samples, individual tracks, and digital album available at CD Baby.

Alison Fraser NY RomanceAlison Fraser: A New York Romance Digital
(Original Cast Records - CD Baby/Amazon mp3/iTunes)
First time digital release of 1996 album. "Romance Romance/Orange Colored Sky," "I Don't Know Enough About You," "Teach Me Tonight/You Can Leave Your Hat On," "Warm All Over/Till There Was You," "Impossible," "Can't Take You Nowhere," "Overs," "Coming Apart," "Pain," "Some Of These Days/Who's Sorry Now/Goody Goody/I Wanna Be Around/After You've Gone," "I Wish You Love," "What'll I Do/Always/No Regrets," "New York Romance," "Orange Colored Sky," "I'm Breaking Down," "The Blonde Song," "The Green Heart," "At The Codfish Ball/Hold Tight/By The Beautiful Sea," "Love Me For What I Am," "When You Gotta Go/Sweet Beginning," "Darling Children." Samples, individual tracks, and digital album available at CD Baby.

Added, no release date:

Miss Saigon new London cast
(First Night - new on CD)
2014 London revival cast.



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