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Film Musicals - The Last 50 Years

The Sound of Music with Julie Andrews is 50 years old - in the week of the release of Sondheim's screen version of Into The Woods, Matthew Sweet looks back on the last half century of the screen musical.

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Sat 10 Jan 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Michel Legrand

    UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (1964): I Will Wait Forever

    Performer: Danielle Lacari. Conductor: Michel Legrand. Orchestra: Ed Starink.
    • Sony Music : SM2K 62678.
    • Sony Music.
    • 16.
  • Jule Styne

    FUNNY GIRL (1968): Don't Rain on my Parade

    Performer: Barbra Streisand.
    • Columbia : CK-3220.
    • Columbia.
    • 9.
  • Lionel Bart

    OLIVER! (1968): Who Will Buy?

    Ensemble: Kathie Green and Ensemble. Conductor: John Green. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RCA : 55012R.
    • 10.
  • John Kander

    CABARET (1972): Tomorrow Belongs To Me

    Ensemble: Cast.
    • MCA : 2504282.
    • MCA.
  • Mel Brooks

    THE PRODUCERS (2005): Overture/Opening Night

    Composer: John Morris. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 82876759802.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 1/2.
  • Mel Brooks

    THE PRODUCERS (1968): Springtime for Hitler

    Ensemble: Cast. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RAZOR & TIE : RE21472.
    • RAZOR & TIE.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (1973): Overture

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • MCA : MCAD211757.
    • MCA.
    • 1.
  • Burke and Johnson

    PENNIES FROM HEAVEN (1981): Pennies From Heaven

    Performer: Arthur Tracy.
    • BBC : BBCCD2008.
    • BBC.
    • 6.
  • Georges van Parys

    MOULIN ROUGE (2001): Complainte De La Butte

    Performer: Rufus Wainwright.
    • INTERSCOPE : 4905072.
    • INTERSCOPE.
    • 13.
  • Claude‐Michel Schönberg

    LES MISERABLES (2012): I Dreamed a Dream

    Performer: Anne Hathaway.
    • UNIVERSAL : 3724585.
    • UNIVERSAL.
    • 5.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (1977): Every Day A Little Death/Night Waltz

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer. Singer: Diana Rigg. Singer: Lesley-Anne Down.
    • Sony : 72393.
    • SONY.
    • 5.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (2007): By The Sea

    Performer: Helena Bonham Carter.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    INTO THE WOODS (2014): Finale

    Ensemble: Teen Beach Movie Cast.
    • Walt Disney : 002124092.
    • Walt Disney.
    • 19.
  • Henry Mancini

    BLUES BROTHERS (1978): Peter Gunn Theme

    Ensemble: Blues Brothers.
    • ATLANTIC : K250715.
    • ATLANTIC.
    • 2.
  • ROGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN

    THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965): Climb Every Mountain Reprise

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • RCA : ND90368.
    • 16.

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