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Christmas Week - 19th December 2010

Hi there

 

Yes it’s Christmas Time so don’t be surprised to see a few Christmas Tracks in this blog!!  Trust me though they are not all the ones you will here everywhere else.  No one does it better than a show tune!

 

If you would like more information about the wonderful Musical Collection that has been left to the nation with the Victoria and Albert Museum in London go to: www.overtures.name

 

My thanks to Laura Bennett who was my guest for this week.  It was all about the tracks this week so here they are:

 

1.       A Little Christmas from The Glee Christmas Album.  This song was originally from the musical Mame by Jerry Herman.

2.       Christmas Lullaby from Songs Of A New World by Jason Robert Brown. Sung by Lauren Kennedy on Songs of Jason Robert Brown album. 

3.       December the 25th from Scrooge by Leslie Bricusse. Original London Cast Recording.

4.       I Love A Piano from White Christmas The Musical by Irving Berlin.  2006 Broadway Cast Recording.

5.       That’s What I’d Like For Christmas from Pickwick The Musical by Cyril Ornandel and Leslie Bricusse. Chichester Revival Cast Recording with Sir Harry Secombe.

6.       Overture from White Christmas The Musical by Irving Berlin.  2006 Broadway Cast Recording.

7.       Baby It’s Cold Outside by Frank Loesser.  The Glee Christmas Album.

8.       What’s This? From The Nightmare Before Christmas by Danny Elfman (how appropriate is that for Christmas!!)

9.       You’re a Mean One Mr Grinch from How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Theordor “Dr Seuss” Geisel  and Albert Hague. The TV Special 1966 recording.

10.   There’s One More Sleep Till Christmas from The Muppets Christmas Carol by Paul Williams as sung by Kermit The Frog. 1992 Film Recording.

11.   A Place Called Home from A Christmas Carol the Musical by Alan Menkin and Lynn Ahrens.  Recorded by Jennifer Love Hewitt for the 1994 TV Special recording.

12.   Bethlehem from Martin Guerre by Alain Boublil and Claude Michel Schonberg.  Original London Cast Recording.

13.   Merry Christmas Maggie Thatcher from Billy Eliot by Elton John and Tim Rice. Original London Cast Recording.

14.   A Hard Candy Christmas from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas by Carol Hall. The 100 Broadway Classics album.

15.   Lovers on Christmas Eve from I Love My Wife by Cy Coleman. Original Broadway Cast Recording.

16.   White Christmas from White Christmas The Musical by Irving Berlin.  2006 Broadway Cast Recording.

 

Hope you have a lovely Christmas time!

Roz x

 



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