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Celebrating the great choreographers of stage and screen with music including from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, White Christmas, Saturday Night Fever, Dirty Dancing and Top Hat.

'Friday Night Is Music Night' celebrates the Dance Masters of stage and screen. From Gene Kelly to Bob Fosse, Busby Berkeley to Gillian Lynne, Hermes Pan to Tommy Tune! In the words of the Johnny Mercer Harold Arlen song, these are choreographers who have left their 'footsteps on the sands of rhythm and rhyme' ... Featuring three leading West End stars - Michael Xavier (Showboat) Stephen Ashfield (Book of Mormon ) and Louise Dearman (Wicked). Broadway maestro Larry Blank conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with music from West Side Story, Sweet Charity, White Christmas, Saturday Night Fever, Cats, Dirty Dancing, Top Hat and many more ...
First broadcast in November 2015.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 Jun 2016 20:00

Music Played

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    Friday Night Is Music Night Opening Sig Tune

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    Infernal Galop

  • Don't Rain On My Parade

  • I Got Rhythm

  • A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    Theme from Strictly Come Dancing

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank & Louise Dearman

    Big Spender

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Irwin Kostal, Ramin & Stephen Ashfield

    Cool

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    EMBASSY WALTZ

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    The Mazurka (from Copelia)

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank & Xavier Michel

    Tap Your Troubles Away

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Louise Dearman, Xavier Michel & Stephen Ashfield

    That's Entertainment

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank & R R BENNETT

    Slaughter On 10th Avenue

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Louise Dearman & Ralph Burns

    I'm A Brass Band

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Larry Blank & Stephen Ashfield

    Best Things Happen While You're Dancing

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank & Xavier Michel

    All I Care About Is Love

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    SWAN LAKE

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank & Stephen Ashfield

    Top Hat, White Tie & Tails

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank

    MANHATTAN SKYLINE

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Louise Dearman & Xavier Michel

    I've Had The Time of my Life

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, Billy Byers, Xavier Michel & Stephen Ashfield

    You're Nothing Without Me

  • BBC Concert Orchestra c/b Larry Blank, LARRY WILCOX, Louise Dearman, Xavier Michel & Stephen Ashfield

    Good Morning

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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