Contact [Original Cast Recording]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
When Contact won the 2000 Tony Award for best musical, it was drowned in a sea of controversy -- how could a musical win a Tony when its whole soundtrack was canned? Never mind that it was a quirky and eclectic mix of classic and modern songs and that both the dancing and acting which accompanied said music were superb. From the bright, exuberant violin work of Stephane Grappelli to the smarmy Squirrel Nut Zippers song "Put a Lid on It," this music is pure fun. It is, however, a somewhat limited view of the work that earned that award, because it only presents the prerecorded music without any of the performance aspects that earned critical praise. The nature of the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
When Contact won the 2000 Tony Award for best musical, it was drowned in a sea of controversy -- how could a musical win a Tony when its whole soundtrack was canned? Never mind that it was a quirky and eclectic mix of classic and modern songs and that both the dancing and acting which accompanied said music were superb. From the bright, exuberant violin work of Stephane Grappelli to the smarmy Squirrel Nut Zippers song "Put a Lid on It," this music is pure fun. It is, however, a somewhat limited view of the work that earned that award, because it only presents the prerecorded music without any of the performance aspects that earned critical praise. The nature of the musical itself makes that difficult, but without a live performance, this disc functions like little more than an anthology, leaving the listener wanting more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/6/2001
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 090266376445
  • Catalog Number: 63764

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Act One, Swinging: My Heart Stood Still - Stéphane Grappelli (5:37)
  2. 2 Act One, Did You Move?: Anitra's Dance - New York Philharmonic (3:36)
  3. 3 Act One, Did You Move?: Waltz Eugene - New York Philharmonic (7:00)
  4. 4 Act One, Did You Move?: Farandole - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (3:07)
  5. 5 Act Two, Contact: Your're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You (2:32)
  6. 6 Act Two, Contact: Put a Lid on It - Squirrel Nut Zippers (2:40)
  7. 7 Act Two, Contact: Sweet Lorraine - Stéphane Grappelli (3:08)
  8. 8 Act Two, Contact: Runaround Sue - Dion (2:51)
  9. 9 Act Two, Contact: Beyond the Sea - Royal Crown Revue (3:49)
  10. 10 Act Two, Contact: See What I Mean? - Al Cooper & His Savoy Sultans (3:05)
  11. 11 Act Two, Contact: Simply Irresistible (4:16)
  12. 12 Do You Wanna Dance - The Beach Boys (2:18)
  13. 13 Act Two, Contact: Topsy - Royal Crown Revue (3:42)
  14. 14 Act Two, Contact: Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing), Pt. 1-2 - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (8:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leonard Bernstein Conductor
The Beach Boys Track Performer
Dion Track Performer
Stéphane Grappelli Track Performer
Walt Weiskopf Tenor Saxophone
Royal Crown Revue Track Performer
New York Philharmonic Track Performer
Tommy Igoe Drums
Branford Marsalis Track Performer
Lou Marini Alto Saxophone
Lee Musiker Piano
Brian O'Flaherty Trumpet
Keith O'Quinn Tenor Trombone
Byron Stripling Trumpet
Squirrel Nut Zippers Track Performer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra Track Performer
John Miller String Bass
Technical Credits
Douglas Besterman Orchestration, Musical Director
Tom Lazarus Engineer
Jay David Saks Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    An amazing CD, an even better performance!

    You must see this Broadway musical!! Although speech is used very little the music is what says it all!

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    Posted September 13, 2009

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