Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 12/6/16 (updated 12/9/16)

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Earlier recaps:

2016: November 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | October 25, 18, 11, 4 | September 27, 20, 13, 6 | August 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | July 26, 19, 12, 5 | June 28, 21, 14, 7 | May 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | April 26, 19, 12, 5 | March 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | February 23, 16, 9, 2 | January 26, 19, 12, 5, 2016 | 2015


CDs Now Available:

Mary Martin Sings Walt Disney & Other Rarities
(Stage Door Records - new import CD)
CD debut of Mary Martin's 1958 album "Hi-Ho" featuring songs from Snow White, Pinocchio, and Bambi. Plus rare bonus tracks. "Hi-Ho," "Lavender Blue," "One Song," "Whistle While You Work," "I Bring You a Song," "I'm Late," "With a Smile and a Song," "Some Day My Prince Will Come," "I'm Wishing," "The Magic Song - Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," "When You Wish Upon a Star," "I Wonder," "Once Upon a Dream," "Sing a Smiling Song," "Making Believe It's Christmas Eve," "Motherless Child," "Daughter of Silence," "I Got the Sun in the Morning," "My Creed," "The Sweetest Sight," "Mary Martin Reads 'The Little Lame Lamb' - Part 1," "Mary Martin Reads 'The Little Lame Lamb' - Part 2." Part of Stage Door's "Collector's Series" with retro style LP packaging, sleeve notes by Alan Eichler, digitally remastered from stereo reel to reel, and limited to 500 copies. Also directly from the UK at StageDoorRecords.com.

Sing
(Republic - new on CD/mp3/at iTunes)
Songs from animated film Scarlett Johansson, Seth MacFarlane, Reese Witherspoon, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Taron Egerton, Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, Matthew McConaughey, Nick Kroll, Mýa, Jewel & Martina McBride, Gipsy Kings. "Set It All Free," "My Way," "Shake It Off," "Hallelujah," "Golden Slumbers," "Don't You Worry About a Thing," "Faith," "Call Me Maybe," "Butterfly," "Ride Like the Wind," "The Way I Feel Inside," "The Promise & The Prize," "Bad Romance," "Anaconda," "Stay with Me," "Universal fanfare," "Kiss from a Rose," "Firework," "Venus," "Bamboléo," "Happy Birthday to You," "Come Fly with Me" (sung by Seth MacFarlane), "My Happy Ending," "Eye of the Tiger," "The Humpty Dance," "Fly Me to the Moon" (sung by Seth MacFarlane).

Vivian Reed: Yours Until Tomorrow: Epic Years
(SoulMusic Records - new on CD)
First ever CD compilation of Vivian Reed's Epic Records sessions from 1968 to 1971. "Baby Baby (I'll Be Your Woman Till I Die)," "I," "Yours Until Tomorrow," "I Wanna Be Free," "Look the Other Way," "Down Here on the Ground," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling / (You're My) Soul and Inspiration," "Harper Valley P.T.A," "Walk on My Side," "Let's Fall in Love All Over," "The Shape of Things to Come," "I've Gotta Be Me," "Somewhere," "Mama Open the Door," "Then I'll Be Over You," "Unbelievable," "Lean on Me," "Missing You," "I Feel the Earth Move," "Don't Close the Door on Me."


DIGITAL MUSIC Now Available:

Annaleigh Ashford: A New Year
(new single mp3/at iTunes)
Song by Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott. Ashford backed by her live band The Whiskey 5, which includes Van Dyke (piano), Alec Berlin (guitar), Steve Gilewski (bass), Mason Ingram (drums), and Allison Seidner (cello). Recorded in New York City and was mixed by Grammy winner Derik Lee and Ian Kagey. Oscar Zambrano mastered the recording.

La La Land: Original Motion Picture Score digital
(Interscope - new on mp3/at iTunes)
Film musical. Composed and orchestrated by Justin Hurwitz, with lyrics written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (A Christmas Story, the Musical, Dogfight, Dear Evan Hansen). Vocal performances by Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend, Justin Hurwitz, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno and Jessica Rothe. "Another Day Of Sun," "Someone in the Crowd," "Mia & Sebastian's Theme," "A Lovely Night," "Herman's Habit," "City of Stars," "Planetarium," "Summer Montage/Madeline," "City of Stars," "Start A Fire," "Engagement Party," "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," "Epilogue / The End," "City Of Stars (Humming)." CD to be released 12/16/16.

Laura Osnes: Christmas, Will You Stay?
(Motta Music LLC - new single mp3/at iTunes)
New song by Michael Mott. Orchestrations by Kim Scharnberg. Laura Osnes with Jeremy Roberts on piano, Antoine Silverman on violin, Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello, Kim Scharnberg on trombone, and Gwynn Griffin on flute, alto flute, piccolo, and wind controller. Co-produced by Mott, Roberts, and Scharnberg and executive-produced by Stacy Swain.

Nick Blaemire: The Ampersand
(Unsigned Records - new EP on mp3/at iTunes)
Nick Blaemire (tick, tick ... BOOM!) with Packy Lundholm (bass, guitars, synths, percussion), Nathional Warren (keys), Paul Hall (drums), Mark Fullerton (alto/tenor sax), Parris Fleming (trumpet), Edwin Velazquez (trombone), Jo Lampert and Ava Delaney (backup vocals), Leon (additional guitars, keys, percussion), and Antoine Katz (additional bass). Arrangements by Packy Lundholm, mixing by Chris Leon, Bill Prokopow, and Noam Wallenberg, and original arrangements by Jesse Vargas. Produced by Leon and Lundholm."Coffee & Wine" (with Daniel J. Watts), "She's You," "Evaporate," "Trees" (with Jo Lampert), "Balancing," "Headturner" (with Daniel J. Watts), "Trouble."

Schikaneder cast album digital
(Hitsquad Records - new import 2-CD set mp3/at iTunes)
New musical with score by Stephen Schwartz about the actor, singer, director, writer and impresario Emanuel Schikaneder (The Magic Flute) and his wife, Eleonore Schikaneder. World premiere Vienna cast. In German. Also available now at Amazon Germany. CD to be available in the U.S. as an import on December 16.


BOOKs Now Available:

From Backpacks to Broadway: Children's Experiences in Musical Theatre
(Rowman & Littlefield - Hardcover Book/Paperback Book)
By Rekha S. Rajan (visiting associate professor of research at Concordia University Chicago). Explores the questions: How then does involvement in musical theater support children's learning through the performing arts? What do children value from their musical theater experiences and how do these experiences influence children's personal, social, and artistic lives? through children's participation as singers, actors, and dancers, in school-based, community, and professional musical theater. Constructs a framework of musical theater participation, and applies broader educational implications to highlight the unique characteristics of musical theater in children's lives. 150 pages.

Fences (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
(Sony Classical - new on CD)
Soundtrack for 2016 movie version of August Wilson's play. Score by Marcelo Zarvos. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sydney.

Guards at the Taj and Mr. Wolf: Two Plays
(Soft Skull Press - Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
Two plays by Rajiv Joseph. Mr. Wolf premiered at South Coast Repertory in Los Angeles in 2015. 260 pages.


MUSIC to be released this Friday

Mary Martin Sings Walt Disney & Other Rarities
(Stage Door Records - new import CD)
CD debut of Mary Martin's 1958 album "Hi-Ho" featuring songs from Snow White, Pinocchio, and Bambi. Plus rare bonus tracks. "Hi-Ho," "Lavender Blue," "One Song," "Whistle While You Work," "I Bring You a Song," "I'm Late," "With a Smile and a Song," "Some Day My Prince Will Come," "I'm Wishing," "The Magic Song - Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," "When You Wish Upon a Star," "I Wonder," "Once Upon a Dream," "Sing a Smiling Song," "Making Believe It's Christmas Eve," "Motherless Child," "Daughter of Silence," "I Got the Sun in the Morning," "My Creed," "The Sweetest Sight," "Mary Martin Reads 'The Little Lame Lamb' - Part 1," "Mary Martin Reads 'The Little Lame Lamb' - Part 2." Part of Stage Door's "Collector's Series" with retro style LP packaging, sleeve notes by Alan Eichler, digitally remastered from stereo reel to reel, and limited to 500 copies. Also directly from the UK at StageDoorRecords.com.

Vivian Reed: Yours Until Tomorrow: Epic Years
(SoulMusic Records - new on CD)
First ever CD compilation of Vivian Reed's Epic Records sessions from 1968 to 1971. "Baby Baby (I'll Be Your Woman Till I Die)," "I," "Yours Until Tomorrow," "I Wanna Be Free," "Look the Other Way," "Down Here on the Ground," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling / (You're My) Soul and Inspiration," "Harper Valley P.T.A," "Walk on My Side," "Let's Fall in Love All Over," "The Shape of Things to Come," "I've Gotta Be Me," "Somewhere," "Mama Open the Door," "Then I'll Be Over You," "Unbelievable," "Lean on Me," "Missing You," "I Feel the Earth Move," "Don't Close the Door on Me."


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Dear Evan Hansen OBC
(Atlantic Records - new on CD)Score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland and Kristolyn Lloyd, and Michael Lee Brown, Garrett Long, Olivia Puckett, Colton Ryan, and Asa Somers. "Anybody Have a Map?," "Waving Through A Window," "For Forever," "Sincerely, Me," "Requiem," "If I Could Tell Her," "Disappear," "You Will Be Found," "To Break In a Glove," "Only Us," "Good For You," "Words Fail," "So Big / So Small," "Finale." Produced by Atlantic Records, Alex Lacamoire, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and co-produced by Stacey Mindich.

Dear Evan Hansen OBC - digital
(Atlantic Records - new digital mp3/at iTunes)
Score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland and Kristolyn Lloyd, and Michael Lee Brown, Garrett Long, Olivia Puckett, Colton Ryan, and Asa Somers. "Anybody Have a Map?," "Waving Through A Window," "For Forever," "Sincerely, Me," "Requiem," "If I Could Tell Her," "Disappear," "You Will Be Found," "To Break In a Glove," "Only Us," "Good For You," "Words Fail," "So Big / So Small," "Finale." Produced by Atlantic Records, Alex Lacamoire, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and co-produced by Stacey Mindich. Pre-order includes instant download of "Waving Through A Window." CD version to be released February 24.

Falsettos 2016 Broadway cast recording
(Ghostlight Records - new on 2 CDs)
The complete score by William Finn recorded for the first time. Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, Brandon Uranowitz, and Betsy Wolfe. Also at Ghostlight Records.

The Gang's All Here
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
World premiere CD release of the 1943 Twentieth Century Fox musical soundtrack. Songs by Leo Robin and Harry Warren. Musical direction by Alfred Newman. The film starred Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, James Ellison, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, Eugene Pallette, Charlotte Greenwood, and Dave Willock. Includes all the music recorded for the film, as well as a few unused cues, all culled from materials in the Fox vaults and restored by Mike Matessino. "Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here," "You Discover You're in New York," "Acuerdo," "Digga A Ella" (The Uncle Samba), "P'ra Que Disquitir," "Let's Dance," "Minnie's in the Money," "A Journey to a Star" (instrumental), "Soft Winds," "The Lady in the Tutti Frutti Hat," "A Journey to a Star," "The Kiss," "Later Tonight / The Jitters," "Newspaper Montage / Befuddled," "No Love, No Nothin'," "Marlbrough" (Jolly Good Fellow), "Party Rehearsal" (No Love, No Nothin'), "The Dance" (No Love, No Nothin'), "Blackmail Sequence," "Minnie's in the Money" (instrumental), "The Panther / Pulling the Picture," "Swan Song / Paducah," "A Journey to a Star" (Reprise), "Polka Dot Polka — Finale" (A Journey to a Star), "Unused Music," "You Discover You're in New York" (instrumental), "No Love, No Nothin'" (score cue), "Minnie's in the Money" (alternate), "The Gang's All Here" (fanfare). Limited release of 1000 copies only. Order at Kritzerland.com.

No Pay, No Nudity
(Monterey Media - new Blu-ray/DVD/Digital download)
New film by Lee Wilkof. features Boyd Gaines, Donna Murphy, and Frances Conroy. Frances Conroy, Gabriel Byrne, and Nathan Lane Frances Conroy, Gabriel Byrne, and Nathan Lane. "About a middle aged actor who has lost his way, and how he relies on his friends, who he hangs out with in the Equity Lounge. He finds his way back to what he loves when he returns to his hometown in Dayton, Ohio, to play the fool in King Lear, and connects with an old girlfriend. 92 minutes.

Schikaneder cast album
(Hitsquad Records - new import 2-CD set)
New musical with score by Stephen Schwartz about the actor, singer, director, writer and impresario Emanuel Schikaneder (The Magic Flute ) and his wife, Eleonore Schikaneder. World premiere Vienna cast. In German. Also available now at Amazon Germany. Released earlier in the U.S. on mp3/at iTunes.




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