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Title:
Sinatra sings Rodgers and Hammerstein
Author:
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Uniform Title:
Musicals. Selections
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Columbia/Legacy, [1996]

â„—1996
Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital, monophonic ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

Includes some previously unreleased selections.

Compact disc.

Program notes by Will Friedwald (10 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Language:
English
Contents:
Oklahoma! Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Bobby Tucker Singers; Ray Charles, conductor) ; People will say we're in love (Bobby Tucker Singers; Charles) ; The surrey with the fringe on top ; Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Mark Warnow, conductor) -- Carousel. If I loved you ; You'll never walk alone ; Soliloquy -- State fair. It might as well be spring ; That's for me -- Allegro. A fellow needs a girl ; So far -- South Pacific. Younger than springtime (Skitch Henderson, conductor) ; Some enchanted evening ; Bali Ha'i -- The King and I. Hello, young lovers ; We kiss in a shadow ; I whistle a happy tune.
Subject Term:
UPC:
074646466124
Format :
Music CD

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Frank Sinatra Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein is a 17-track compilation of Rodgers & Hammerstein songs Sinatra recorded for Columbia Records during the '40s. Featuring selections from several of the team's musicals (Oklahoma, South Pacific, The King and I, and Carousel), including "Oh What A Beautiful Morning," "I Whistle A Happy Tune," and "Soliloquy," this disc features a among other musicals, this disc features some of Sinatra's performances and is intelligently sequenced -- in fact, the compilation plays like it was one of his original concept albums. For fans that don't have any collections of Sinatra's Columbia work, or who don't want to spring for the box sets, Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein is an excellent purchase. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine