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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 3/25/14

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:

March 18, 11, 4 | February 25, 11, 18, 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7, 2014 | 2013


CDs Now Available:

Barry Manilow: Night Songs
(10 Spot - new on CD/mp3)
"I Fall In Love Too Easily," "Alone Together," "Blame It On My Youth," "I Get Along Without You Very Well," "You re Getting To Be A Habit With Me," "It Amazes Me," "But Not For Me," "It s A New World," "While We re Young," "You Don t Know What Love Is," "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive," "My One And Only Love," "I ve Never Been In Love Before," "I Walk A Little Faster," "Here s That Rainy Day," "Some Other Time."

Brigadoon / Kiss Me, Kate
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - ArkivMusic CD-R/mp3)
From the television broadcasts. 1966 Brigadoon (Lerner & Loewe): with Rhys Williams, Thomas Carlisle, Marilyn Mason, Peter Falk, Robert Goulet, Sally Ann Howes, Finlay Currie, Edward Villella, Linda Howe; Conductor Irwin Kostal; "Overture," "Brigadoon," "Almost Like Being In Love," "McConnachy Square," "From This Day On," "Come to Me, Bend to Me," "The Heather on the Hill," "Waiting for My Dearie," "I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean," "There But for You Go I," "Brigadoon (Reprise)." 1968 Kiss Me Kate (Cole Porter): with Michael Callan, Jules Munshin, Jessica Walter, Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence, Russell Nype, Marty Ingels, Tony Hendra, Nick Ullett; Connector Jack Elliott ; "Overture," "Another Op'nin', Another Show," "Why Can't You Behave," "Wunderbar," "So In Love," "We Open in Venice," "I Hate Men," "I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua," "Tom, Dick or Harry," "Were Thine That Special Face," "Too Darn Hot," "So Kiss Me, Kate," "Where Is the Life That Late I Led," "Always True to You in My Fashion," "So In Love (Reprise)," "Brush Up Your Shakespeare," "I Am Ashamed That Women Are So Simple," "Finale." Available previously at MasterworksBroadway.com.

The Essential Doris Day
(Sony/Legacy - new on 2 CDs/mp3/iTunes)
Anthology of recordings from 1940s-1960s. Disc One: "Sentimental Journey," (with Les Brown and His Orchestra), "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time," (with Les Brown and His Orchestra), "Till the End of Time," "You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)," (with Les Brown and His Orchestra), "It's Magic," "Love Somebody," "My Darling, My Darling," "Again," (with The Mellomen), "Let's Take an Old-Fashioned Walk" (with Frank Sinatra & the Ken Lane Singers), "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (78 rpm Version)," (with The Mellomen), "The Very Thought of You," (with Harry James & His Orchestra), "On Moonlight Bay," (with Paul Weston & His Orchestra and The Norman Luboff Choir), "(Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai," "Sugarbush" (Frankie Lane), "A Guy Is a Guy," "When I Fall in Love (Live)," "Mister Tap Toe," (with Paul Weston & His Orchestra and The Norman Luboff Choir). Disc Two: "By the Light of the Silv'ry Moon," (with Paul Weston & His Orchestra and The Norman Luboff Choir), "The Black Hills of Dakota," (with Paul Weston and his Orchestra), "Secret Love (78rpm Version)," "If I Give My Heart to You" (78rpm Version with The Mellomen), "Shaking the Blues Away," "Love Me or Leave Me," "I'll Never Stop Loving You (Mono)," "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" (Single Version with Frank DeVol & His Orchestra), "The Man Who Invented Love," (with Frank DeVol & His Orchestra), "There Once Was a Man" (John Raitt), "Teacher's Pet" (Teacher's Pet)," (with Frank DeVol & His Orchestra), "Everybody Loves a Lover," "Pillow Talk" (Pillow Talk)," "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)," (with the André Previn Trio), "My Romance," "They Say It's Wonderful" (with Robert Goulet), "I Got the Sun in the Morning" (Annie Get Your Gun)," "Move over Darling," "Desafinado (Slightly Out of Tune).

Jarrod Spector: A Little Help From My Friends: Live at 54 BELOW
(Broadway Records - new on CD/iTunes)
Broadway performer live album. Patter and song tracks: "With a Little Help From My Friends," "2013-1966: 'A Little Back To the Future...'," "When I Was Your Man / Faith / Good Vibrations," "1936: 'Trace the Lineage...'," "Sweet Home Chicago," "When You Wish Upon a Star," "1940s: 'A Guy Named Little Jimmy Scott...'," "Unchained Melody," "1950s: 'The Birth of Rock and Roll...'," "Good Golly Miss Molly / Tutti Frutti," "Who's Lovin You," "Don't You Worry Bout a Thing," "1969-1973: 'Ivory and More Ivory...'," "Maybe I'm Amazed," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "1832-1976: 'Queen Who? For Me, Caruso...'," "Una Furtiva Lagrima / Somebody To Love," "If I Can't Have You," "1980s: 'A Sad Bolognese...'," "It s All Coming Back To Me Now," "Uptown Girl / Walk Like a Man," "C'mon Marianne / Beggin," "1963-????: 'Part of a Circle...'," "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For."

Jeepers Creepers - Great Songs From Horror Films
(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Singers include Brent Barrett, Katherine Helmond, Judy Kaye, Rebecca Luker, Remy Zaken, Lynnette Perry, Alison Fraser, Tami Tappan, Jason Graae, Christiane Noll, Michelle Nicastro, Sharon McNight. Track list and ordering information at Kritzerland.com.


DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:

All Will Be Well: The Piece of Meat Studio Sessions: Sherie Rene Scott (Digital)
(Ghostlight Records - new on mp3/iTunes)
Sherie Rene Scott. Songs by Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Annie Lennox, Dire Straights, Buddy Holly, Kate Bush and Noah & The Whale, as well as original compositions by Music Director Todd Almond. "Five Years Time," "Oh, Sean," "Honestly," "All I Want," "I Am an Animal," "Love over Gold," "This Is Why We Do This," "Moments of Pleasure," "Devotion," "Life During Wartime (Bonus Track)." Digital booklet. Single track "Oh, Sean" available now at iTunes

Once OLC
(5-song EP)
London cast includes Declan Bennett, Zrinka Cvitesic, Valda Aviks, Phoebe Fildes, Ryan Fletcher, Aidan Kelly, Gareth O'Connor, Michael O'Connor, Jos Slovick, Flora Spencer–Longhurst, Jez Unwin & Gabriel Vick. Five-song EP is available for listening at SoundCloud.


DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

The Wilde Spirit in three versions
(new on DVD-R)
Live stage recording of the 1996 Off-Broadway production, as restaged at Theatre-Off-Park; live stage recording in Provincetown in 1990; and 1992 production (link unavailable). Book, music and lyrics by and starring Kerry Ashton. Vocal selections were published in December 2013; the text was published in paperback with over 20 pages of photographs and author's notes in October 2013.


BOOKs Now Available:

The Light in the Piazza Vocal Score
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Adam Guettel score. Vocal score plus eight pages of facts about the show, a program note from Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas, principal vocal ranges and contents listing for each act. 240 pages.

The Snow Geese: A Play
(Overlook TP - Paperback Book)
Play by Sharr White. Presented on Broadway in 10/1/13 - 12/13/14 featuring Mary-Louise Parker, Danny Burstein, Victoria Clark.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Alfie Boe - Trust U.S. Release
(Decca - new on CD)
Newest album from English tenor/musical theatre performer (Les Miserables, La Boheme). "Keep Me In Your Heart," "Many Rivers To Cross," "You've Got A Friend," "If You Go Away," "Trust," "God Give Me Strength," "Glory Glory Hallelujah," "Georgia On My Mind," "Forever Young," "Rosie," "The Dimming Of The Day" (with Shawn Colvin), "Danny Boy." Released in 2013 in the U.K.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical OBC
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Jessie Mueller, Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, Jeb Brown, Liz Larsen. produced by Jason Howland and Steve Sidwell, Kurt Deutsch is Executive Producer. "Overture," "So Far Away," "1650 Broadway Medley," "It Might as Well Rain Until September," "Some Kind of Wonderful," "Happy Days Are Here Again," "Take Good Care of My Baby," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "He's Sure the Boy I Love," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "Up on the Roof," "On Broadway," "The Locomotion," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "One Fine Day," "Chains," "Walking in the Rain," "Pleasant Valley Sunday," "We Gotta Get Out of This Place," "Uptown," "It's Too Late," "You've Got a Friend," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "Beautiful," "I Feel The Earth Move." Recorded 2/17/14. Released 4/11/14 digitally.

Elaine Paige: The Ultimate Collection
(Rhino - new import CD)
To include songs from musical theatre, Paige's favorite album songs, fan favorites and rare recordings. In the UK at Amazon UK.

The Road To Find Out - East: Ramin Karimloo
(Big Hand Recordings - new EP new mp3/iTunes)
UK performer and current Broadway Jean Valjean. "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "Losing," "Empty Chairs At Empty Tables," "Broken."

Rocky OBC recording
(Universal - new on CD)
Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens score. Cast includes Andy Karl, Margo Seibert, Terence Archie, and Dakin Matthews, Danny Mastrogiorgio. Ain't Down Yet," "My Nose Ain't Broken," "Raining," "Patriotic," "My Nose Ain't Broken (Reprise)," "The Flip Side," "Adrian," "Wanna Know Why," "Fight From The Heart," "One Of Us," "Training Montage 1," "In The Ring," "Training Montage 2 ("Eye Of The Tiger")," "Happiness," "I'm Done," "Southside Celebrity," "Undefeated Man," "Keep On Standing," "The Fight (Round 15)." Recorded 3/17/14.

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection Blu-ray
(20th Century Fox - 8-disc blu-ray set)
State Fair (1945), Oklahoma! (Todd-AO), Oklahoma! (Cinemascope), Carousel , King and I , South Pacific (Theatrical), South Pacific (Extended Roadshow Version), The Sound of Music. Special price through March 29.


Books RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Blithe Spirit
(Bloomsbury Methuen - Paperback Book)
New edition of the Noel Coward play published to coincide with the 2014 new West End revival at the Gielgud Theatre, starring Angela Lansbury as Madame Arcati. 128 pages.

Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave
(Pegasus - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Dan Callahan. First ever biography of Vanessa Redgrave. 416 pages.

OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Link in last week's recap displayed incorrectly:

Going Up A Musical Farce in Three Acts at OperettaFoundation.org.

Added to June 3:

If/Then OBC
(Masterworks Broadway - new on CD)
Tom Kitt/Brian Yorkey score. Idina Menzel, James Snyder, Anthony Rapp, LaChanze, Jenn Colella, Jerry Dixon. To be recorded 4/7/14.


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