What Makes A Musical
Series: Putting It Together: Words and Music and Musical Theater
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Timing and Cues
IN: (music) This is "Putting it...
OQ: the performing Arts.
|Voi Che Sapete||Anne Sofie von Otter & Metropolitan Opera Orchestra||Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro.||Deutsche Grammophon||1992||:00|
|The Shadow of Your Smile||Sarah Vaughan||The New Scene (Reissue).||UNIVERSAL||:00|
|Wouldn't It Be Loverly||Julie Andrews||My Fair Lady - ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED.||Sony||2002||:00|
|Walk Through the Fire||Anthony Stewart Head, Emma Caulfield, Hinton Battle, James Marsters, Nicholas Brendon, Orchestra and Sarah Michelle Gellar||Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Once More, With Feeling.||Rounder / Umgd||2002||:00|
|Soliloquy||John Raitt||Original Broadway Cast, Carousel.||Decca||2000||:00|
|I Get a Kick Out of You||Patti LuPone||Cole Porter: A Centennial Celebration.||RCA||1991||:00|
|Sweeney Todd||2005 Broadway Revival Cast||Sweeney Todd.||Nonesuch||2006||:00|
|Another Hundred People||Beth Howland||Company - A Musical Comedy (1970 Original Broadway Cast).||Sony||1996||:00|