Singer's Library of Musical Theatre, Vol. 2

Singer's Library of Musical Theatre, Vol. 2

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For aspiring and professional singers who love Broadway, Alfred's Singer's Library of Musical Theatre presents an elegant collection of the best-loved musical theatre songs in their original keys, authentically transcribed from their original vocal scores. Perfect for study, and equally suitable for the most important auditions and performances, each volume is dedicated to a specific vocal range, and contains dozens of songs from a variety of shows that span decades of theatre history. Multiple volumes are available for each of four vocal ranges: Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano/Alto, Tenor, and Baritone/Bass. Authoritative historical and contextual commentary, audition tips, and 16-bar cut suggestions for each song make it the most useful and relevant song library of its kind.

Titles: I'm Not That Smart (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) * My Unfortunate Erection (Chip's Lament) (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) * Dames (42nd Street) * Radames' Letter (Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida") * The Gypsy in Me Anything Goes (1988 Revival)) * Ballad of Booth (Part III) (Assassins) * What Am I Doin'? (Closer Than Ever) * Broadway Baby (Dames At Sea) * Blah, Blah, Blah (Delicious) * When the Earth Stopped Turning (Elegies) * You Gotta Die Sometime (Falsettos) * I Want to Make Magic (Fame: The Musical) * Sandy (Grease) * Donna (Hair) * Different (Honk!) * The Phone Call (Lucky Stiff) * Knowing Me, Knowing You (Mamma Mia) * To Each His Dulcinea (Man of La Mancha) * Larger Than Life (My Favorite Year) * I'm Falling in Love with Someone (Naughty Marrietta) * And They're Off (A New Brain) * Stouthearted Men (The New Moon) * Lucky to Be Me (On the Town) * A New Town Is a Blue Town (The Pajama Game) * Extraordinary (Pippin) * There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York (Porgy and Bess®) * You Took Advantage of Me (Present Arms) * Alone in the Universe (Seussical the Musical) * Something to Live For (Sophisticated Ladies) * Strike Up The Band (Strike Up The Band) * Ballad of the Easy Life (The Threepenny Opera) * Calla Lily Lady (Two Gentlemen of Verona) * Love's Revenge (Two Gentlemen of Verona) * They Won't Know Me (Wish You ere Here) * If I Only Had a Brain (The Wizard of Oz)


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Contents

Title Composer
A New Town Is a Blue Town (from "The Pajama Game") Richard Adler (composer); Jerry Ross (composer)
Alone in the Universe (from "Seussical the Musical") Stephen Flaherty (composer); Lynn Ahrens (lyricist)
And They're Off (from "A New Brain") William Finn (composer)
Ballad of the Easy Life (from "The Threepenny Opera") Kurt Weill (composer); Marc Blitzstein (lyricist); Berthold Brecht (composer)
Blah, Blah, Blah (from "Delicious") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (composer)
Broadway Baby (from "Dames at Sea") Jim Wise (composer); Robin Miller (lyricist); George Haimsohn (lyricist)
Calla Lily Lady (from "Two Gentlemen of Verona") John Guare (composer); Galt MacDermot (composer)
Dames (from "Dames") Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
Different (from "Honk!") George Stiles (composer); Anthony Drewe (lyricist)
Donna (from "Hair") James Rado (lyricist); Galt MacDermot (composer); Gerome Ragni (lyricist)
Extraordinary (from "Pippin") Stephen Schwartz (composer)
I Want to Make Magic (from "Fame-The Musical") Steve Margoshes (composer); Jacques Levy (lyricist)
I'm Falling in Love with Someone (from "Naughty Marietta") Victor Herbert (composer); Rida Johnson Young (lyricist)
I'm Not That Smart (from "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") William Finn (composer)
If I Only Had a Brain (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
Knowing Me, Knowing You Benny Andersson (composer); Bjorn Ulvaeus (composer); Stig Anderson (composer)
Larger Than Life (from "My Favorite Year") Stephen Flaherty (composer); Lynn Ahrens (lyricist)
Love's Revenge (from "Two Gentlemen of Verona") John Guare (lyricist); Galt MacDermot (composer)
Lucky to Be Me (from "On the Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
My Unfortunate Erection (Chip's Lament) (from "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") William Finn (composer)
Radames Letter (from Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida") Elton John (composer); Tim Rice (lyricist)
Sandy (from "Grease") Louis St. Louis (composer); Scott Simon (composer)
Something to Live For (from "Sophisticated Ladies") Duke Ellington (composer); Billy Strayhorn (composer)
Stouthearted Men (from "The New Moon") Sigmund Romberg (composer); Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist)
Strike Up the Band! (from "Strike Up the Band") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
The Ballad of Booth - Part III (from "Assassins") Stephen Sondheim (composer)
The Gypsy in Me (from "Anything Goes") Cole Porter (composer)
The Phone Call (from "Lucky Stiff") Stephen Flaherty (composer); Lynn Ahrens (lyricist)
There's a Boat Dats Leavin' Soon for New York (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
They Won't Know Me (from "Wish You Were Here") Harold J. Rome (composer)
To Each His Dulcinea (from "Man of La Mancha") Joe Darion (lyricist); Mitch Leigh (composer)
What Am I Doin' (from "Closer Than Ever") David Shire (composer); Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyricist)
When the Earth Stopped Turning (from "Elegies: A Song Cycle") William Finn (composer)
You Gotta Die Sometime (from "Falsettos") William Finn (composer)
You Took Advantage of Me (from "Present Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)

Additional Information

Series: Singer's Library of Musical Theatre
Instrument: Voice
Voicing: Tenor Voice
Format: Book
Page Count: 224
Item Number: 00-29008
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4970-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4970-9
UPC: 038081318080

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