Musicals

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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, a journey through the world of movie musicals, from The Sound of Music and West Side Story to Mary Poppins and La La Land, and a few more along the way

Music highlighted in this episode

Cat Suite from Cats

Andrew Lloyd Weber

BBC Concert Orchestra

Threefold Records CDC013

1982

Singin' in the Rain from Hollywood Revue of 1929

Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown

original soundtrack recording

Columbia/Epic/Legacy J2K 65813

1929

Singin' in the Rain from Singin' in the Rain

Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown

original soundtrack recording

TCM no number given (promotional cd)

1952

Toot, Toot, Tootsie! From The Jazz Singer

Gus Kahn

original soundtrack recording

TCM no number given (promotional cd)

1927

Top Hat, White Tie and Tails from Top Hat

Irving Berlin

Johnny Green and His Orchestra

Sony Classical 88883 78614 2

1936

Lullaby of Broadway from Gold Diggers of 1935

Harry Warren and Al Dubin

original soundtrack recording

United Artists UAG 29421 (LP)

1935

Somewhere Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz

Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg

original soundtrack recording

TCM no number given (promotional cd)

1939

Overture from Oklahoma

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Philips 434 932-2

1943

Oh, what a beautiful mornin' from Oklahoma

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

original soundtrack recording

Angel 27350

1943

You'll never walk alone from Carousel

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

original soundtrack recording

Angel 27352

1945

Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific,

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical SK 60722

1949

Getting to Know You from The King and I

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Philips 438 007-2

1951

Edelweiss from The Sound of Music

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

original soundtrack recording

RCA Records 07863 67972-2

1959

Overture from The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Charles Hart

original Broadway soundtrack

Polydor SACD 064

1986

Somewhere from West Side Story

Leonard Bernstein

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon 439 521-2 GMA

1957

America from West Side Story

Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim

original soundtrack recording

CBS Records 62058 (OS2070) (LP)

1957

I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face from My Fair Lady

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

original soundtrack recording

Columbia CK 5090

1956

A Spoonful of Sugar from Mary Poppins

Richard Sherman and Robert Sherman

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records 0946 3 65027 2 4

1964

Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid

Alan Menken and Howard Ashman

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D002065692

1989

Circle of Life from The Lion King

Lebo M and Elton John

original soundtrack recording

Walt Disney Records D002036192

1994

Bring Him Home from Les Miserables

Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer

American Theatre Orchestra

RCA Victor 09026-61370-2

1980

Memory from Cats

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Trevor Nunn

no orchestra given

Columbia no number given

1980

The Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Charles Hart

original Broadway soundtrack

Polydor SACD 064

1986

City of Stars from La La Land

Justin Hurwitz, Ben Pasek and Justin Paul

original soundtrack recording

Interscope Records B0025620-02

2016

If I Loved You from Carousel

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II

original soundtrack recording

Angel 27352

1945

One Response to “Musicals”

  1. Anne Hunt

    I am never disappointed with an episode of The Score, but this was sheer delight!! Many of the songs featured were what my chorus teacher chose for us to sing in the late 60’s. I had such fun singing along today. Thank you…once again!

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