It's a Grand Night for Singing: The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein

It's a Grand Night for Singing: The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein

     
 
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's writing partnership has been called the greatest of the 20th century, and with the music they created for a string of hugely popular Broadway musicals in the '40s and '50s, it's hard to really argue the point. This three-disc set, which collects artists ranging

Overview

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's writing partnership has been called the greatest of the 20th century, and with the music they created for a string of hugely popular Broadway musicals in the '40s and '50s, it's hard to really argue the point. This three-disc set, which collects artists ranging from Gordon MacRae to Shirley Jones, Doris Day, Mary Martin, Billie Holiday, and many others, features dozens of the writing duo's greatest songs from those timeless musicals.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/04/2013
Label:
Dynamic
UPC:
0827139358822
catalogNumber:
3588
Rank:
119900

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Oh, What A Beautiful Morning
  2. The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
  3. People Will Say We're In Love
  4. Oklahoma
  5. If I Loved You
  6. June Is Bustin' Out All Over
  7. Soliloquy
  8. There's Nothin' So Bad For A Woman / What's The Use Of Wondering
  9. The Highest Judge Of All / You'll Never Walk Alone
  10. It Might As Well Be Spring
  11. It's A Grand Night For Singing
  12. That's For Me
  13. A Fellow Needs A Girl
  14. The Gentleman Is A Dope
  15. Dites-moi
  16. A Cockeyed Optimist
  17. Some Enchanted Evening
  18. There Is Nothin; Like A Dame
  19. Bali Ha'i
  20. Younger Than Springtime
  21. This Nearly Was Mine

Disc 2

  1. I Whistle A Happy Tune
  2. Hello Young Lovers
  3. Getting To Know You
  4. We Kiss In A Shadow
  5. Something Wonderful
  6. I Have Dreamed
  7. Shall We Dance
  8. No Other Love
  9. All At Once You Love Her
  10. In My Own Little Corner
  11. Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful
  12. You Are Beautiful
  13. A Hundred Million Miracles
  14. I Enjoy Being A Girl
  15. Love Look Away
  16. The Sound Of Music
  17. Maria
  18. My Favorite Things
  19. Do-Re-Mi
  20. Edelweiss
  21. Climb Ev'ry Mountain

Disc 3

  1. The Carousel Waltz
  2. March Of The Siamese Children
  3. Overture
  4. Beneath The Southern Cross
  5. Guadalcanal March
  6. Overture
  7. Overture
  8. Slaughter On Tenth Avenue
  9. With A Song In My Heart
  10. Blue Room
  11. Manhattan
  12. This Can't Be Love
  13. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  14. You Are Too Beautiful
  15. The Lady Is A Tramp
  16. One Alone
  17. Lover Come Back To Me
  18. Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
  19. Wanting You
  20. All The Things You Are
  21. Show Boat: Ol' Man River

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Arthur Fiedler   Conductor
Theodore Bikel   Vocals
Shirley Jones   Vocals
Perry Como   Vocals
Doris Day   Vocals
Frank Sinatra   Vocals
Ella Fitzgerald   Vocals
Mel Tormé   Vocals
Helen Forrest   Vocals
Dick Haymes   Vocals
Richard Rodgers   Conductor
Julie Andrews   Vocals
Mary Martin   Vocals
Vivian Blaine   Vocals
Juanita Hall   Vocals
Gertrude Lawrence   Vocals
Gordon MacRae   Vocals
John Raitt   Vocals
Pat Suzuki   Vocals
Dorothy Sarnoff   Vocals
New York Philharmonic   Performing Ensemble
Anita O'Day   Vocals
Ezio Pinza   Vocals
Ron Goodwin   Conductor
Robert Russell Bennett   Conductor
Billie Holiday   Vocals
Boston Pops Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Larry Douglas   Vocals
Lisa Kirk   Vocals
Jan Clayton   Vocals
Bill Hayes   Vocals
Isabel Bigley   Vocals
Ed Kenney   Vocals
Connie Baxter   Vocals
Jon Cypher   Vocals
Patricia Neway   Vocals
Murvyn Vye   Vocals
Yul Brynner   Vocals
Annamary Dickey   Vocals
NBC Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Miyoshi Umeki   Vocals
Barbara Luna   Vocals
Myron McCormick   Vocals
Doretta Morrow   Vocals
Karen Shepard   Vocals
Elizabeth Howell   Vocals
Christine Johnson   Vocals
Keye Luke   Vocals
Arabella Hong   Vocals
Jean Darling   Vocals
William Ching   Vocals
Wilbur Evans   Vocals
Ron Goodwin's Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Conrad Yama   Vocals
Sound of Music Cast Ensemble   Children's Chorus
William Tabbert   Vocals
Jane Wilson   Vocals
South Pacific Cast Ensemble   Choir, Chorus
William Johnson   Vocals
Alfredo Antonini   Conductor
20th Century-Fox Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Carousel Cast Ensemble   Choir, Chorus
Oklahoma Cast Ensemble   Choir, Chorus
Louanne Hogan   Vocals
New Moon Cast Ensemble   Choir, Chorus
Desert Song Cast Ensemble   Choir, Chorus
Lee Sweetland   Vocals
Thomas Hayward   Vocals
Pipe Dream Pit Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Michael Deluna   Vocals

Technical Credits

Sigmund Romberg   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Librettist
Lorenz Hart   Librettist
Salvatore Dell'Isola   Musical Director

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