Songs from the Phantom of the Opera

Songs from the Phantom of the Opera

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/01/1996
Label:
Jay Records
UPC:
0605288123528
catalogNumber:
1235
Rank:
218721

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mike Batt   Track Performer
Munich Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Ellen Jackson   Choir, Chorus
Richard Stilgoe   Track Performer
Rose Williams   Choir, Chorus
Bruce Ogston   Choir, Chorus
John Owen Edwards   Conductor
National Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Martin Yates   Conductor
Christopher Blades   Choir, Chorus
Andrew Halliday   Choir, Chorus
Darryl Knock   Choir, Chorus
Janos Kurucz   Choir, Chorus
Shirley Pilgrim   Choir, Chorus
Ann Stuart-James   Choir, Chorus
Kevin Wainwright   Choir, Chorus
Graham Stone   Choir, Chorus
Philip Griffiths   Choir, Chorus
Collette Allen   Choir, Chorus
Antonia Adelita   Choir, Chorus
Sue Aldred   Choir, Chorus
Robert Jon   Choir, Chorus

Technical Credits

Andrew Lloyd Webber   Composer
Munich Symphony Orchestra   Contributor
Peter Cobbin   Engineer,Remixing
Charles Hart   Composer
John Kurlander   Engineer
Richard Stilgoe   Composer
John Yap   Executive Producer

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Songs from the Phantom of the Opera 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
After shelling out close to $20.00 for this studio cast recording of this glorious show, I was very disapointed. The singers sound "Tinny" and were obviously not in the same room with the orchestra during the recording sessions. In the cut "Prima Donna" the vocal track for Raoul(John Bowerman), was slightly elivated so his was the only voice you could understand. In the summer of 1995 the JAY label released highlights of this same version, minus the entr'acte for $6.99. Better to go with the 1987 highlights cd with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman. I do not like Brightman and will say that the singer on this Jay studio cast is somewhat better.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As far as I know Ethan Freeman and Claire Moore took over Crawford and Brightman after they left. Overall this cd is good but on personal opinion is poorly cast. Everyone on the cd are fine singers but do not fit their roles at all. Buy the better highlight cds.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have alway's been a fan of OPERA Music. But I also sing opera in two different lanage's. Andrew Webber is a great musician. If you have enjoyed ''Jesus Christ SuperStar'', ''Cats'',and or ''Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat''. You will also enjoy alittle of Opera. I saw the Play and fell in love with it. I reconmed you see the play then buy the CD.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This play is absoulutly amazing, I adivse everyone to see it. The music is so magical it will give chills up your spine. I enjoy every song on this soundtrack It tells a strory through beatiful notes and melodies. The singer who sing are so well balanced and blending wonderfully. Andrew Lloyd Webber is a wonderful artist that everyone should be able to enjoy.