Stephen Sondheim Collection

Stephen Sondheim Collection

Cast: Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone, Madeline Kahn

     
 

This Sondheim Celebration, recorded in New York's Carnegie Hall in 1992, feature a luminous cast of performers, often in surprising takes on favorites from the Broadway giant's considerable canon. Highlights include: Madeline Kahn's take on "Getting Married Today," together with Jeanne Lehman and Mark Jacoby; Betty Buckley singing "Children Will Listen"; Patti… See more details below

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This Sondheim Celebration, recorded in New York's Carnegie Hall in 1992, feature a luminous cast of performers, often in surprising takes on favorites from the Broadway giant's considerable canon. Highlights include: Madeline Kahn's take on "Getting Married Today," together with Jeanne Lehman and Mark Jacoby; Betty Buckley singing "Children Will Listen"; Patti LuPone's rendition of "Being Alive"; plus showstopping turns by Bernadette Peters ("Not a Day Goes By"), Glenn Close ("Send in the Clowns"), and Liza Minelli ("Old Friends"). The American Theatre Orchestra performs, and Paul Gemignani conducts.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/23/2003
UPC:
0014381175325
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
12:01:00

Special Features

Sunday in the Park with George features audio commentary with Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine, Mandy Patinkin, and Bernadette Peters. Passion features commentary with Sondheim, Lapine, Donna Murphy, Jere Shea, Marin Mazzie, and Ira Weitzman. Sweeney Todd in Concert includes a making-of featurette.

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Sunday in the Park With George
1. Opening Credits/Prologue [2:20]
2. The Challenge [4:12]
3. "Sunday in the Park With George" [8:01]
4. "No Life"/Une Baignade Asnieres [4:20]
5. "Color and Light" [8:52]
6. "Gossip" [7:58]
7. "The Day Off" [8:36]
8. The Boatman and George [1:15]
9. "Everybody Loves Louis" [3:18]
10. Delicious Pastries [4:40]
11. "Finishing the Hat" [5:25]
12. Understanding George [7:51]
13. "We Do Not Belong Together" [3:28]
14. "Beautiful" [9:52]
15. "Sunday"/Intermission [6:10]
16. "It's Hot Up Here" [8:10]
17. Chromolume #17 [9:14]
18. Sunday: Island of Light [1:00]
19. "Putting It Together" [14:27]
20. "Children and Art" [8:34]
21. "Lesson #8" [3:29]
22. "Move On" [6:14]
23. "Sunday" [4:33]
24. Curtain Call/Credits [2:52]
Side #2 -- Into the Woods
1. Opening Credits [:40]
2. Act One: Once Upon a Time [4:03]
3. Into the Woods [1:01]
4. "Fly Birds, Back to the Sky!" [1:09]
5. The Witch's Entrance [4:03]
6. "Jack, Jack, Jack, Head in a Sack" [1:20]
7. "You Wish to Have the Curse Reversed?" [:49]
8. "Ladies, Our Carriage Waits" [:22]
9. "The Spell Is on My House!" [2:26]
10. Cinderella at the Grave [2:50]
11. Hello Little Girl [5:34]
12. "I Guess This Is Goodbye" [:37]
13. "Maybe They're Magic" [1:25]
14. Rapunzel and the Witch [2:44]
15. Little Red Riding Hood at Grandmother's [2:39]
16. I Know Things Now [3:58]
17. A Very Nice Prince [1:11]
18. First Midnight [1:21]
19. Giants in the Sky [6:51]
20. Agony [8:38]
21. It Takes Two [3:34]
22. Two Midnights Gone [1:14]
23. Stay With Me [5:22]
24. On the Steps of the Palace [4:44]
25. "There's a Dead Giant in My Backyard" [1:58]
26. The Witch Is Transformed [8:38]
27. Ever After [2:21]
28. Intermission [:59]
29. Act Two: So Happy [3:16]
30. An Earthquake? [8:40]
31. Agony [3:55]
32. "The Giant Is a Woman!" [6:16]
33. Lament [4:30]
34. Any Moment [4:09]
35. Moments in the Woods [3:35]
36. The Baker's Tragedy [1:45]
37. Your Fault [1:38]
38. Last Midnight [5:13]
39. No More [10:02]
40. No One Is Alone [4:36]
41. The Giant Gets Hers [:54]
42. Finale [2:55]
43. No One Is Alone [:48]
44. Children Will Listen [1:54]
45. Into the Woods [1:17]
46. End Credits [2:54]
Side #3 -- Passion
1. Opening Logo; Happiness [6:35]
2. First Letter [3:28]
3. Second Letter [1:07]
4. Third Letter [2:15]
5. Fourth Letter [3:08]
6. I Read [5:50]
7. Transition [1:07]
8. Garden Sequence [10:09]
9. Soldiers' Gossip [2:11]
10. Trio [2:41]
11. Transition [3:45]
12. Transition [10:24]
13. I Wish I Could Forget You [4:29]
14. Soldiers' Gossip [1:57]
15. Flashback [7:23]
16. Sunrise Letter [4:19]
17. Is This What You Call Love [2:21]
18. Soldiers' Gossip [:45]
19. Transition [1:35]
20. Forty Days [3:41]
21. Loving You [3:18]
22. Transition [2:03]
23. My Husband Goes to Rome [6:59]
24. Farewell Letter [6:17]
25. No One Has Ever Loved Me [9:26]
26. Finale [4:19]
27. End Credits [2:38]
Side #4 -- Sweeney Todd
1. Organ Prelude [1:45]
2. Prologue [2:55]
3. No Place Like London [3:28]
4. The Barber and His Wife [2:16]
5. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [:26]
6. The Worst Pies in London [3:38]
7. Poor Thing [4:45]
8. My Friends [3:05]
9. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [:45]
10. Green Finch and Linnett Bird [2:36]
11. Ah, Miss/Green Finch and Linnet Bird [2:49]
12. Johanna [3:49]
13. Pirelli's Miracle Elixir [4:57]
14. The Contest [4:08]
15. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [1:29]
16. Wait [5:14]
17. Pirelli's Death [:25]
18. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [:45]
19. Johanna (Judges Song) [5:26]
20. Kiss Me - Part I [1:22]
21. Ladies in Their Sensitivities [2:21]
22. Kiss Me - Part II Quartet [2:22]
23. Pretty Women [5:13]
24. Epiphany [4:04]
25. A Little Priest [7:56]
26. God, That's Good [6:22]
27. Johanna Quartet [6:23]
28. By the Sea [4:45]
29. Wigmaker Sequence [1:22]
30. The Letter [2:40]
31. Not While I'm Around [5:55]
32. Parlor Songs [4:06]
33. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [1:23]
34. City on Fire/Not While I'm Around [2:33]
35. Kiss Me - Reprise [1:28]
36. Lullaby [2:47]
37. Final Scene Part I [1:24]
38. Final Scene Part II [2:19]
39. Final Scene Part III [1:19]
40. Final Scene Part IV [2:50]
41. The Ballad of Sweeney Todd [5:08]
42. End Credits [1:05]
Side #5 -- Follies in Concert
1. Introduction by Stephen Sondheim [4:50]
2. The Rehearsals: Three Days Before the Concert [6:02]
3. Two Days Before the Concert [11:52]
4. The Day Before the Concert [5:17]
5. Stage Rehearsal With the New York Philharmonic [11:09]
6. It's Showtime! [2:31]
7. Beautiful Girls [3:24]
8. Listen to the Rain on the Roof [:46]
9. Ah, Paris! [:53]
10. Broadway Baby [2:32]
11. In Buddy's Eyes [1:47]
12. Who's That Woman? [5:15]
13. I'm Still Here [2:55]
14. Too Many Mornings [1:46]
15. One More Kiss [2:31]
16. Could I Leave You? [3:10]
17. You're Gonna Love Tomorrow/Love Will See Us Through [1:16]
18. Buddy's Blues [3:51]
19. Losing My Mind [4:11]
20. Story of Lucy and Jessie [2:44]
21. Live, Laugh and Love [4:32]
22. Finale [2:09]
23. End Credits [4:23]
Side #6 -- Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall
1. Johanna/Pretty Woman [10:59]
2. Loveland [1:12]
3. Getting Married Today [4:16]
4. Back in Business [5:58]
5. Good Thing Going [4:12]
6. Losing My Mind [2:54]
7. You Could Drive a Person Crazy [3:01]
8. Our Time [2:11]
9. Children Will Listen [2:56]
10. Being Alive [2:47]
11. Sooner or Later [6:25]
12. The Ballad of Booth [7:34]
13. Broadway Baby [3:22]
14. Not a Day Goes By [4:06]
15. Green Finch and Linnet Bird [3:13]
16. A Weekend in the Country [6:58]
17. Send in the Clowns [4:12]
18. Old Friends [2:42]
19. Sunday [5:35]

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