Alfred Music Releases Tony Award-Winning Songbooks

Alfred Music Releases Tony Award-Winning Songbooks

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, September 09, 2013
Today Alfred Music announced the release of two Tony® award-winning songbooks from the acclaimed musicals Kinky Boots and Pippin.

From the six-time Tony® Award winning musical, including Best New Musical, comes Kinky Boots: Sheet Music from the Broadway Musical. This colorful, 164-page souvenir songbook contains sheet music for every song written by Cyndi Lauper on the show’s original cast recording. Several pages of dazzling cover photos from the original Broadway production are included, making this book a must-own collectible. “The Most Beautiful Thing in the World,” “Land of Lola,” “Not My Father’s Son,” “Everybody Say Yeah,” “Raise You Up/Just Be,” plus 11 additional titles can be found in this songbook for piano and voice.

As one of the world’s most beloved icons, Cyndi Lauper has racked up global record sales of over 50 million resulting in 14 GRAMMY® nominations. She has been the recipient of countless awards, from a GRAMMY and an Emmy® to numerous honors for her tireless activisim. Lauper made history when she became the first woman ever to win the Tony Award for Best Score for the musical Kinky Boots.

An updated, newly-engraved songbook was produced in direct consultation with Stephen Schwartz to coincide with the smash 2013 Broadway revival Pippin: Sheet Music from the Broadway Musical. This songbook for the musical that won Best Revival of a Musical during this year’s Tony Awards ceremony contains 13 songs including “Magic to Do,” “Simple Joys,” “Spread a Little Sunshine,” and “Extraordinary”.

In addition to writing the music and new lyrics for musicals such as Godspell, The Magic Show, Pippin, and Wicked, Steven Schwartz has contributed his talent to films such as Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt, and Enchanted. His first opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, premiered at Opera Santa Barbara in the fall of 2009. His talents have awarded him Tony, GRAMMY, and Academy Award® nominations and wins.

Kinky Boots is now available for $24.99 and Pippin is now available for $16.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.