The Sound of the Movies
Episode 57 of the series “Jazz in the movies” with a 7th episode about the American composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979).
1. Frank Sinatra sings diverse musical theatre songs and soundtracks of Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart.
a. It never entered my mind. b. My Funny Valentine. c. It’s easy to remember. d. Glad to be unhappy. e. Blue Moon.
Frank Sinatra is accompanied by a Studio Orchestra.
2. Frederica Von Stade sings diverse soundtracks of Richard Rodgers & Lorentz Hart:
a. From Babes in Arms (1937/1939): ‘My Funny Valentine’ & ‘Where or When’.
b. From Too Many Girls (1940): ‘I Didn’t Know What Time it Was’, ‘Love Never Went to College’ & ‘You’re Nearer’.
Frederica von Stade, mezzo soprano.
London Symphony Orchestra and Ambrosian Chorus led by John McGlinn.
3. Theme ‘Lover’ like arranged by Alfred Newman for the movie ‘The Pleasure of His Company’ (1961). Original lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Studio orchestra led by Alfred Newman.
4. Theme ‘My Favorite Things’ from The Sound of Music (1959), performed by John Coltrane, as used in the movie ‘Shame’ (2011).