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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 12/11/12

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:

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

CDs Now Available:

Anthony Rapp - Without You
(PS Classics - new on CD/mp3/iTunesWithout You (A Musical Memoir) - Anthony Rapp
The performer's one-man show. Features original music and songs by Jonathan Larson and REM. Spoken tracks plus "Losing My Religion," "Rent," "Carry Me Home," "Seasons of Love," "La Vie Bohème," "Wild Bill," "Another Day," "What You Own," "Tune Up #1/One Song Glory/Halloween/Finale B," "Visits to You," "Always," "That Is Not You," "Without You," "Seasons of Love (Finale)." Recorded in London September 17, 2012.

(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Soundtrack for 1959 film based on the James Lee Off-Broadway Play. Score composed and conducted by Franz Waxman. Limited release of 1000. Available at Kritzerland.

Dallyn Vail Bayles: Some Enchanted Evening
(Winsome Media - new on CD/mp3)
Solo album by actor/singer (national tours of The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables). "Something's Coming," "Some Enchanted Evening," "Her Voice," "The Music of the Night / All I Ask of You," "Agony," "I Have a Love / One Hand, One Heart," "Lily's Eyes," "In Whatever Time We Have," "Finishing the Hat," "A Light in the Dark," "I'd Give It All for You," "The Impossible Dream." Clips, tracks and album available at CD Baby.

Jerome Kern: The Land Where the Good Songs Go
(PS Classics - new on 2 CDs/iTunesThe Land Where the Good Songs Go (A New Revue) - Various Artists
Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Philip Chaffin, Graham Rowat, Rebecca Luker, Matthew Scott. Disc One: "The Land Where the Good Songs Go," "The Subway Express," "Ain't It Funny...?," "An Irish Husband," "Never Marry a Girl," "Rolled Into One," "How'd You Like to Spoon With Me?," "They Didn't Believe Me," "Nesting Time in Flatbush," "Let's Begin," "Nobody Else But Me," "Heaven in My Arms/Dancing Time," "I've Taken Such a Fancy to You," "We're Crooks," "Now That We Are One." Disc Two: "A Fine Romance," "The Way You Look Tonight," "The Last Time I Saw Paris," "My Boy," "In the Heart of the Dark / Just Let Me Look at You," "Go Little Boat," "All the Things You Are," "April Fooled Me," "Bill," "Bill's a Liar," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," "Till the Clouds Roll By / Look For the Silver Lining," "Long Ago (And Far Away)."


Showboat Rhapsody
(new on mp3)
Opera on the Go recorded live. Jodi Rose and Bob Harned. Charles Wade on Piano. 32 tracks of songs from Broadway writers. Clips, tracks available at CD Baby.

Sing My Own Way
(new digital single at iTunesSing My Own Way - Single - Rosie's Theater Kids, Steven Jamail & Morgan KarrSong by Morgan Karr and Steven Jamail benefiting Rosie's Theater Kids. Performed live at O'Donnell's annual Building Dreams for Kids Gala. All proceeds to support the non-profit organization.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Babes in Toyland (1961)
(Disney - new Blu-Ray)
Disney musical film. Directed by Jack Donohoe. Ray Bolger, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands, Ann Jillian. Oscar-nominated score includes 11 songs by George Bruns and Mel Leven. 105 minutes.

Dick Tracy
(Touchstone - new Blu-Ray/DVD set)
New digital restoration of 1990 film featuring Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Madonna. Stephen Sondheim Oscar winning song, "Sooner or Later."

Hazel: The Complete Fourth Season
(Shout! Factory - new on 4 DVDs)
TV series starring Shirley Booth, Don Defore.

BOOKs Now Available:

How Musicals Work: And How to Write Your Own (Theatrebook)
(Nick Hern Books - Paperback book)
By Julian Woolford.

So You Want to Be in Musicals
(Nick Hern Books - Paperback Book)
By UK and Broadway actress/singer Ruthie Henshall and Daniel Bowling (music supervisor and music director for Cameron Mackintosh Ltd.). Insider?s guide to getting that dream job in musicals ... from training, through auditions and rehearsals, to maintaining a long and successful career.

The Stephen Sondheim Collection - Piano/vocal
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)


Backbeat: The Musical
(Rhino Records - new on CD/iTunes icon)
Original cast album for new musical based on the 1994 Universal film. To play L.A. in January 2013, directed by David Leveaux. Co-written by Iain Softley and Stephen Jeffreys. Rock classic score. 23 tracks.

Bye Bye Birdie Soundtrack
(Masterworks Broadway - on CD/mp3)
Looks to be remastered reissue with bonus tracks. "Bye Bye Birdie," "Opening Credits," "The Telephone Hour," "How Lovely To Be Woman," "We Love You Conrad," "Honestly Sincere," "Hymn For A Sunday Evening," "One Boy," "Put On A Happy Face," "Kids," "One Last Kiss" (Gym Rehearsal Outtake)," "A Lot Of Livin' To Do," "The Sultans' Ballet," "One Last Kiss," "Rosie," "Bye Bye Birdie" (Reprise)," Bonus Tracks: "One Last Kiss" (Jesse Pearson)" "How Lovely To Be A Woman" (Ann-Margret), "Bye Bye Birdie" (Ann-Margret).

Chita Rivera: Chita & And Now I Sing!
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
Twofer CD debut of albums with showtunes, standards and more. Digitally remastered. Chita tracks: "Ten Cents a Dance," "The Lady's In Love With You," "Love, Look Away," "An Occasional Man," "Moanin' Low," "Get Me To the Church On Time," "The Surrey With the Fringe On Top," "Fly Me To the Moon," "Small Fry," "Old Devil Moon," "Something I Dreamed Last Night ," "Let's Put Out the Lights and Go To Sleep.". And Now I Sing! tracks: "I Hear Music," "You're Mine You," "Hit The Road to Dreamland," "The Nearness of You," "Easy to Remember," "Goodbye My Love," "Moon River," "Isn't It Romantic," "Falling In Love Again," "It's Always You," "Lonesome Road." 8-page color booklet.

Gifts: Christiane Noll Live at 54 Below
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Recorded at 54 Below. Produced by Aaron Ankrum. Executive Produced by Van Dean and Kenny Howard, of The Broadway Consortium.

Drafts: The Music and Lyrics of Alexander Sage Oyen, Vol. One
(new digital mp3/iTunes)
First of a two-volume set featuring the work of up-and-coming composer-lyricist Alexander Sage Oyen (Sidekicks, A Night Like This). Emma Hunton, Matt DeAngelis, Derek Klena, Noah Galvin. 17 tracks.

Eydie Gorme & Steve Lawrence: Cozy / Two on the Aisle
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Twofer of Great American Songbook album and a Broadway album plus bonus tracks. "Cozy," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "Like In Love," "It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House," "Would You Like to Take a Walk," "A Fine Romance," "I Like the Likes of You," "Without You I'm Nothing," "She Didn't Say Yes," "Blue Room," "Personality," "Two Sleepy People," "Two on the Aisle," "Till There Was You," "Make Someone Happy," "The Party's Over," "If Ever I Would Leave You," "Namely You," "A Lot of Livin' to Do," "Our Language Of Love," "It's Love," "Til Tomorrow," "Just My Luck," "Put on a Happy Face," "The Facts of Life," "I'm a Girl —You're A Boy," "My Claire de Lune," "Go Away Little Girl," "Blame It on the Bossa Nova."

Jack Jones: I've Got a Lot of Livin' to Do / Gift of Love
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Digitally remastered - first time on CD, two 1962 Jack Jones albums, plus four bonus tracks. "I've Got a Lot of Livin To Do," "It's a Lonesome Old Town," "You Make Me Feel So Young," "Swinging Thru the Park," "Bye Bye Baby," "Donkey Serenade," "I Love Paris," "When I Take My Sugar To Tea," "Big Time," "Me And My Big Ideas," "When a Man Cries," "I Like the Likes of You," "I See Your Face Before Me," "Like Someone In Love," "Gift of Love," "Time After Time," "Then I'll Be Tired of You," "I Wish You Love," "Somewhere Along the Way," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Poetry," "Nina Never Knew," "Too Late Now," "Pick Up the Pieces," "Dreamin' All the Time," "She's My Darling, She's My Heart," "That's Her Little Way," "I've Got My Pride."

Josh Groban: All That Echoes
(Reprise - new on CD)
Seven songs written by Groban and five covers (including "Falling Slowly" from Once). Single track "Brave" available digitally on December 18.

The Magic Flute
(Revolver Entertainment - new on DVD)
Mozart opera in a 2006 film directed by Kenneth Branagh with a newly adapted libretto by Stephen Fry. Joseph Kaiser, Amy Carson, Rene Pape, Lyubov Petrova, Benjamin Jay Davis.

No Way To Treat A Lady Original Cast
(Ghostlight Records - new mp3)
Score by Douglas J. Cohen, adapted from the novel by William Goldman. Recording is based on the 1996 York Theatre Company Off-Broadway revival directed by Scott Schwartz. Adam Grupper, Paul Schoeffler, Alix Korey, and Marguerite MacIntyre.

Omnibus: Gene Kelly - Dancing: A Man's Game
(Entertainment One Music - new on DVD)
1958 Omnibus TV show with Fred Astaire.

Petula Clark: In Other Words
(Stage Door Records - new mp3)
1962 album plus bonuses. 35 tracks.

Patty Duke: Don't Just Stand There/ Patty
(Real Gone Music - new on CD)
1965 and 1966 albums by Patty Duke plus bonus track. "Don't Just Stand There," "Why Don't They Understand," "Downtown," "Danke Schoen," "Everything But Love," "A World Without Love," "Say Something Funny," "Too Young," "What The World Needs Now Is Love," "Save Your Heart For Me," "Ribbons & Roses," "The End Of The World," "Funny Little Butterflies," "Lonely Little In Between," "The World Is Watching Us," "Yesterday," "All Through The Day," "Whenever She Holds You," "Little Things Mean A Lot," "One Kiss Away," "I Love How You Love Me," "Sure Gonna Miss Him," "All I Have To Do Is Dream," "Nothing But You." Liner notes with photos and quotes.

Patty Duke: Sings Songs from Valley of the Dolls/ Sings Folk Songs
(Real Gone Music - new on CD)
1967 album plus never released 1968 album of folk songs. Remastered from original tapes. Liner notes include photos and quotes from Duke. "It's Impossible," "Come Live With Me," "Give A Little More," "I'll Plant My Own Tree," "Theme From Valley Of The Dolls," "My Own Little Place," "Half-Hearted Kisses," "Roses Are Red," "A Million Things To Do," "Forever Yours," "Learn To Live With Your Heartbreak," "I Want Your Love," "Colors," "The Cruel War," "The Best Is Yet To Come," "And We Were Strangers," "Puff The Magic Dragon," "The Bells Of Rhymney," "Time To Move On," "Donna, Donna," "Shine For Me," "The Housewife's Lament," "Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye," "Blowin' In The Wind."


Added to 12/14/12:

Triassic Parq
(new on iTunes)
Original Off-Broadway cast recording of Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Stephen Wargo score. Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Brandon Espinoza, Wade McCollum, Claire Neumann, Lee Seymour, Shelley Thomas and Alex Wyse.

Added for February 2013:

Tom Wopat: I've Got Your Number
(new on CD)
"Orchestra/big band hybrid of the '60s and '70s," with a thirty-piece orchestra. Tracks include "I've Got Your Number," "The Good Life," "The Secret O' Life," "The Afterlife," "Since You Asked," "Meeting Across the River," "The Folks Who Live on the Hill," "Call Me," "Born to Be Blue," "I Won't Dance."

Track list added:

Les Misérables: Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
(Universal Republic - new on CD)
The film's songs, from Claude-Michel Schonberg and with lyrics by Alain Boublil score (includes one new song, "Suddenly"). Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit. "Look Down" (Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Convicts), "The Bishop" (Colm Wilkinson), "Valjean's Soliloquy - Hugh Jackman), "At the End of the Day" (Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Factory Girls), "I Dreamed a Dream" (Anne Hathaway), "The Confrontation" (Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway), "Castle On a Cloud" (Isabelle Allen), "Master of the House" (Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter), "Suddenly" (Hugh Jackman (new for the film)), "Stars" (Russell Crowe), "ABC Cafe/Red and Black" (Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit), "In My Life/A Heart Full of Love" (Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Banks), "On My Own" (Samantha Banks), "One Day More" (Cast), "Drink With Me" (Eddie Redmayne, Daniel Huttlestone), "Bring Him Home" (Hugh Jackman), "The Final Battle" (Cast), "Javert's Suicide" (Russell Crowe), "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables" (Eddie Redmayne), "Epilogue" (Cast).

Noël and Cole
(PS Classics - new on CD)
Arranged and music-directed by David Loud, an earlier version of which played in the 2011 Broadway Close Up series at Merkin Concert Hall. Sara Jean Ford, Elizabeth Stanley, Barbara Walsh, Philip Chaffin, Euan Morton and Matthew Scott. "Another Openin', Another Show/ Why Must the Show Go On?," "I Concentrate on You," "Mad About the Boy," "In the Still of the Night," "I Went to a Marvelous Party," "I'm a Gigolo," "I Went to a Marvelous Party 2," "Make It Another Old Fashioned, Please," "I Went to a Marvelous Party 3," "A Bar on the Piccolo Marina," "I Went to a Marvelous Party 4," "Well, Did You Evah?," "Someday I'll Find You," "Begin the Beguine," "London Pride," "I Happen to Like New York," "If Love Were All," "Just One of Those Things," "So in Love," "It's All Right With Me," "Trio," "Sail Away," "Let's Do It." Orchestrations by Jason Carr. Produced by Tommy Krasker.

Ordering information now available:

A Very Broadway Christmas
(new on CD)
Matthew Morrison, Susan Egan, Stephanie J. Block, Krysta Rodriguez, Cathy Rigby, Eric Kunze and others. Proceeds support the Dr. Carol Channing-Harry Kullijian Foundation For The Arts. "If I Had One Wish," (Stephanie J. Block), "That's When You Know It's Christmas," (Eric Kunze ), "Christmas Cliches," (Susan Egan), "Thankful," (Matthew Morrison), "Christmas Through A Child's Eyes," (Cathy Rigby), "The Night Before Christmas," (Rich Little And His Voices ), "Christmas In Three Quarter Time," (Krysta Rodriguez ), "Oh Holy Night," (Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall), "Christmas In The Air," (Carol Channing's American Glee Club ), "Christmas Eve," (Kamilah Marshall ), "It's Christmas Again," (Carol Channing's American Glee Club with Anneliese VanDerPol), "Christmas Through A Child's Eyes," (Stephanie J Block ), "Let It Snow," (Eric Kunze ). Now ordering information at