Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 1/25/11
Complete information on all known upcoming releases of theatre related audio and video recordings can be found on our Upcoming Releases page. Recordings released last week and earlier can be viewed here.
Also view last week's recap
CDs Now Available:
(Harbinger Records - new on CD)
Singer Eric Comstock and guitarist Randy Napoleon. "I Have Dreamed," "If I Had You," "Somewhere In The Night," "Goodbye," "Living On Dreams," "Gone With The Wind," "Two For The Road (with Barbara Fasano)," "Too Late Now," "This Canít Be Love," "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square," "Goodbye Is A Lonesome Sound," "Bittersweet (Ballad for Very Tired & Very Sad Lotus-Eaters)," "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams."
Cheek to Cheek: Cook & Feinstein
(DuckHole Records - new on CD)
Barbara Cook and Michael Feinstein Live From Feinstein`s at Loews Regency. "Iíve Got the World on a String," "Cheek to Cheek," "Iíve Got You Under my Skin," "The World Keeps Changing/Thereíll Be Some Changes Made," "The Very Thought of You/Tea for Two," "Ac-Cent-Tchuate the Positive," "Ever After," "Where Do You Start?," "You Could Drive A Person Crazy," "Without A Song," "Here's To Life," "You're Gonna Hear From Me," "Give Me The Simple Life," "Shine On Harvest Moon."
DVDs Now Available:
Glee: Season 2, Volume 1
(Fox - on 3 DVDs)
First ten episodes of Glee Season 2.
Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
(Sony - new on Blu-Ray-DVD/DVD)
2010 musical film with Cher, Cam Gigandet, Christina Aguilera, Eric Dane, Julianne Hough. Bonuses: commentary with writer/director Steven Antin; The Burlesque Lounge alternate full musical performances; alternate opening and blooper reel; jukebox. Blu-Ray only Bonuses: behind-the-scenes featurettes Burlesque is Back, The Performers: The Cast of Burlesque, Setting the Stage: Production Design & Photography, Inside the Dressing Room: Creating the Burlesque Look, The Set List: The Music & Choreography of Burlesque; BD-Live with additional online features.
The Hills Are Alive
(Canal Records - new on CD)
Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestra adaptation of songs from The Sound of Music. The group was founded by Peter Kiesewalter (East Village Opera Company) and "mashes von Trapps with the Jackson Five and pumps classic rock riffs into Rodgers & Hammerstein standards." Guest singers include Jane Siberry, Carolyn Leonhart and Carole Pope. "Prelude / The Sound Of Music," "Do Re Mi / ABC," "Something Good," "Edelweiss," "The Lonely Goatherd," "Climb Evíry Mountain," "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria," "No Way To Stop It," "My Favorite Things," "I Have Confidence," "Sixteen Going On Seventeen," "So Long, Farewell." Sample of "Do Re Mi" available at http://soundcloud.com/user5957344/do-re-mi-abc.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
(Masterworks Broadway - new on CD-R/mp3/iTunes)
Original 1964 Off-Broadway cast recording for the show based on the James Thurber short story. Leon Carr (music) / Earl Shuman (lyrics) score. Marc London, Cathryn Damon, Rue McClanahan, Christopher Norris, Lette Rehnolds, Eugene Roche, Charles Rydell, Lorraine Serabian, Rudy Tronto. CD-R is pre-ordering at ArkivMusic.
(Disney - new on Blu-Ray-3D-DVD/DVD)
2010 animated film (based on "Rapunzle") with score by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. Mandy Moore, Donna Murphy, Brad Garrett, Zachary Levi, Grace Potter.
OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Moved to February 8:
Kiss Me, Kate
(VAI - new on DVD)
1958 Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, telecast with Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Julie Wilson, Billy Hayes, Harvey Lembeck, Jack Klugman. 78 minutes. Black & white.
Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.
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