Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 5/29/12

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.

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Earlier recaps:

2012:

May 22 | May 15 | May 8 | May 1 | April 24 | April 17 | April 10 | April 3 | March 27 | March 20 | March 13 | March 6 | February 28 | February 21 | February 14 | February 7 | January 31 | January 24 | January 17 | January 10 | January 3

2011:

December 27 | December 20 | December 13 | December 6 | November 29 | November 22 | November 15 | November 8 | November 1 | October 25 | October 18 | October 11 | October 4 | September 27 | September 20 | September 13 | September 6 | August 30 | August 23 | August 16 | August 9 | August 2 | July 26 | July 19 | July 12 | July 5


CDs Now Available:

Curtain CallChristopher Sanders: Curtain Call
(new on CD/mp3/iTunesCurtain Call - Christopher Sanders
Theatre actor and singer solo album. "The Impossible Dream," "What Kind of Fool Am I," "If I Loved You," "This Is the Moment," "Try to Remember," "You're Nothing Without Me," "Some Enchanted Evening," "The Music of the Night," "My Defenses Are Down," "Bring Him Home," "Once Before I Go," "Pure Imagination/the Colors of My Life," "Before the Parade Passes By/Strike Up the Band." CD, digital album, tracks and clips available at CDBaby.

Dave WillettsDave Willetts: Once in a Lifetime, the 2tth Anniversary Collection
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
UK theatre performer album of brand new songs, live concert recordings and 16 previously unreleased tracks. For more information, visit Stage Door Records.

Novello by You & MeNovello By You and Me
(new on mp3/iTunesNovello By You and Me - David Keith Jones
David Keith Jones sings songs by Ivor Novello. Also included, separate band and piano backing tracks for a total of 30 tracks. "And Her Mother Came Too!," "Music in May," "Rose of England," "I Can Give You the Starlight," "My Dearest Dear," "Waltz of My Heart," "My Life Belongs to You," "Fold Your Wings," "Glamorous Night," "Shine Through My Dreams," "Fly Home, Little Heart," "Some Day My Heart Will Awake," "Love Is My Reason," "We'll Gather Lilacs," "Keep the Home Fires Burning." Digital album and tracks, plus preview clips available at CD Baby.

Todd SchroederTodd Schroeder: Songs My Father Taught Me
(o.p. records - new on mp3/iTunesRequests - Todd Schroeder
Solo grand piano playing the standards from the '30s and '40s. "Misty," "Scotch and Soda," "Stardust," "Autumn Leaves," "They Can't Take That Away from Me," "The Nearness of You," "Lush Life," "Skylark," "Tenderly," "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning," "Danny Boy," "One for My Baby (One More for the Road)." Digital album, tracks and clips available at CDBaby.


DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:

The Mystery of Edwin DroodThe Mystery of Edwin Drood
(Polydor - on mp3/iTunesThe Mystery of Edwin Drood (Original Broadway Cast Recording) - Various Artists
Original 1985 Broadway cast recording. Betty Buckley, Patti Cohenour, Jerome Dempsey, Stephen Glavin, Joe Grifasi, John Herrera, Judy Kuhn, Cleo Laine, George N. Martin, Howard McGillin, Donna Murphy, George Rose, Jana Schneider. "There You Are" (Chairman & Company), "A Man Could Go Quite Mad" (Jasper), "Two Kinsmen" (Drood & Jasper), "Moonfall" (Rosa), "The Wages Of Sin" (Princess Puffer), "Both Sides Of The Coin" (Jasper & Chairman), "Perfect Strangers" (Drood & Rosa), "No Good Can Come From Bad" (Neville, Rosa, Helena, Crisparkle, Jasper, Drood, Cook), "Never The Luck" (Bazzard & Company), "The Name Of Love & Moonfall" (Rosa & Jasper, With Ensemble), "Settling Up The Score" (Datchery & Puffer, With Ensemble), "Off To The Races" (Chairman, Durdles, Deputy, With Ensemble), "Don't Quit While You're Ahead" (Puffer & Company), "The Garden Path To Hell" (Puffer), "A Word From Your Chairman," Out On A Limerick" (Rosa Bud), "Out On A Limerick" (Reverend Crisparkle), "Out On A Limerick" (Bazzard), "Out On A Limerick" (Neville Landless), "Out On A Limerick" (Helena Landless), "Jasper's Confession" (Jasper), "Murderer's Confession" (Princess Puffer), "Murderer's Confession" (Rosa Bud), "Murderer's Confession" (Bazzard), "Murderer's Confession" (Reverend Crisparkle), "Murderer's Confession" (Neville Landless), "Murderer's Confession" (Helena Landless), "Finale: The Writing On The Wall" (Drood & Company).

Phantom by RequestPhantom By Request
(new mp3 single)
Las Vegas pianist Whitney Phoenix' "Phantom by Request" medley. Digital download and preview clip available at CD Baby.


DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

CoriolanusCoriolanus
(Weinstein Company - new Blu-Ray/DVD)
2011 film version of Shakespeare tragedy. Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler. Fiennes directs.

Nunset BoulevardNunsense Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show
(Kultur Video - new on DVD)
Dan Goggin show. The Little Sisters of Hoboken have been invited to sing at the Hollywood Bowl. New York cast includes Deborah Del Mastro, Bambi Jones, Bonnie Lee, Jeanne Tinker, Stephanie Wahl. 60 minutes.

Love Never DiesLove Never Dies
(Universal - new on Blu-Ray/DVD)
Australian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater musical, filmed live. Stars Ben Lewis and Anna O'Byrne.

Sing Your SongSing Your Song: Harry Belafonte
(New Video Group - new on DVD)
2011 HBO documentary.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Jesus Christ Superstar ConceptJesus Christ Superstar Concept Album
(Polydor - import 2 CD set)
Digitally remastered 1970 double album. Andrew Lloyd Webber/ Tim Rice score. Yvonne Elliman, Murray Head, Ian Gillan. Pre-ordering directly from the UK at Dress Circle and Amazon UK.


Also see our reviews of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and Newsies





Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff. Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.

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