Tag Archives: Camelot

THE SATURDAY LIST: Ten Love Songs by Lerner and Loewe

This Saturday has caught me in a romantic mood once again, and it has been a while since I compiled a list that focuses on a specific musical theatre writing team. I thought perhaps a list of ten of my favourite love songs by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe might be in order. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: 6 Sweet Musicals of the 1960s

Ready to take five, dude? This is a list of 6 of my favourite musicals of the 1960s. Continue reading

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1 to 5 Musical Theatre Month: Lerner and Loewe’s Big Five

Every day this December, Musical Cyberspace chooses 5 musicals linked by a common theme and ranks them from best to worst. The link for today’s five musicals is Lerner and Loewe. Continue reading

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30 Musicals in 30 Days: Your Latest Musical Obsession

Post a song from your latest musical obsession. It hasn’t been a very obsessive obsession and it’s pretty much over, but I have been listening to Brigadoon quite a bit lately, mainly – I admit – to figure out what … Continue reading

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It’s May!

To celebrate the start of May, let’s have a listen to the song “The Lusty Month of May” from the original Broadway production of Camelot, presented here with a slideshow of photos of Julie Andrews, Richard Burton and Robert Goulet … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 8

Part 8 of this track-by-track commentary of Love Never Dies deals with the start of Act 2, moving onto tracks 1-3 of the second disc of the the original cast recording. 1. “Entr’acte” Act II starts off with an energetic … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 7

The seventh part of this track-by-track Love Never Dies commentary brings us to the end of the first act of the show and deals with tracks 17-19 on the original cast recording. 17. “Beautiful” With Gustave having gone missing at … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 3

The third part of this track-by-track commentary of Love Never Dies deals with tracks 6-8, during which the Phantom is introduced to the audience and in which we find out just how he got to be in this place, so … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 2

Part 2 of this track-by-track commentary deals with our first exposure to Coney Island and its wonders – Tracks 4-5 on the original cast album of Love Never Dies. 4. “Heaven By The Sea” So after all the moody atmosphere … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 1

I thought it might be interesting to share some thoughts about Love Never Dies (with book and lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on elements of The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth and an … Continue reading

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