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Alfred Music Publishing Releases William Finn, Acclaimed Theater Composer, Songbook

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is excited to release The William Finn Songbook, a new folio of songs from Tony award-winning theater composer William Finn, arranged for piano and voice.

William Finn is noted for his work on the trilogy of musical shows In Trousers, March of the Falsettos, and Falsettoland, the latter two of which were combined into the musical Falsettos, winning Tony awards for “Best Music and Lyrics” and for “Best Book of a Musical.” He later wrote the music and lyrics to The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, which won Tony awards for “Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical” and “Best Book of a Musical.”

The William Finn Songbook features 23 songs handpicked by Finn especially for this collection. Included are selections from his most famous Broadway musicals as well as songs from highly regarded shows as Elegies, A New Brain, and the unproduced musical The Royal Family of Broadway.

The William Finn Songbook is now available for $22.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at

Titles: All Fall Down * And They're Off * Anytime (I Am There) * Change * I Have Found * The I Love You Song * I Speak Six Languages * I Went Fishing with My Dad * I'd Rather Be Sailing * I'm Breaking Down * I'm Not That Smart * Infinite Joy * Innocence and Experience * Love Me for What I Am * My Unfortunate Erection * Only One * Republicans * Set Those Sails * Stupid Things I Won't Do * That's Enough for Me * Unlikely Lovers * What More Can I Say * You're Even Better Than You Think You Are.