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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    The new Broadway cast recording of Stephen Sondheim's classic 1973 musical A Little Night Music was highly anticipated. With the original cast recording a staple in any Sondheim fan's collection, this new recording had to exceed expectations. And, boy, did it ever.

    The cast is led by the wonderful Catherine Zeta-Jones, making her Broadway debut, in the role of Desiree Armfelt. She shines on the disc, nailing every moment, both comedic and dramatic. Her Send in the Clowns (one of Sondheim's most famous songs) is so full of depth and emotion, in every way.

    While Zeta-Jones is phenomenal, one of the best reasons to buy this disc is for Angela Lansbury as Madame Armfelt. She shines like no one else, her Liaisons a highlight on the disc.

    The rest of the cast is exceptional as well. My only (very mild) complaint is with Romona Mallory, playing Anne Egerman. She sometimes sounds very shrill and annoying, especially on A Weekend in the Country. I know this is part of the character, but it is sometimes jarring on disc. Alas, it doesn't happen very often, and gets less noticeable with each listen.

    Some may have qualms with the reduced orchestrations. While some have worked in the past (See: the 2005 Sweeney Todd revival) and some haven't (see: the 2008 Sunday in The Park With George revival), I have to say that the "chamber musical" orchestrations here lend themselves very well to the score. The only time I felt myself missing the original was during A Weekend in the Country.

    Overall, I highly recommend this recording to any fan of the Sondheim.

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