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Sheldon Harnick: Hidden Treasures (1949-2013)

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A compilation of songs featuring one of the most under-recognized lyricists of the musical form allows us to appreciate his contributions over the past six decades.

Hedwig And The Angry Inch - Original Broadway Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Friday Jul 25, 2014
The 2014 award-winning revival releases its new soundtrack featuring the talents of Neil Patrick Harris.

Love's Labour's Lost

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Ghostlight Records releases the pop/rock soundtrack to the 2013 Public Theater production.

Maxwell Davies: The Lighthouse

By Steven Bergman | Monday Jul 21, 2014
Naxos rereleases Peter Maxwell Davies' ghostly chamber opera about the possible fate of three lighthouse-keepers in 1900.

'Othello' and 'The Stonecutters' :: Two From Goldenthal

By Michael McDonagh | Friday Jul 18, 2014
These two beautiful CDs show where Goldenthal has been and where he might next go.

One Touch Of Venus

By Steven Bergman | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The first complete recording of this score features a number of Weill's classic American hits.

Pictures at an Exhibition for Jazz Trio and Orchestra

By Steven Bergman | Monday Jul 7, 2014
A jazz take on a Russian masterpiece once again takes us through the works of the artist Viktor Hartmann as seen by Modest Mussorgsky.

ABBA for Orchestra

By Steven Bergman | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
The well-known composer / arranger gives us a mega-dose of saccharine on this latest compilation, leaving us needing some spice to balance the results.

Rocky - Original Broadway Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Friday Jun 27, 2014
The soundtrack to this new Broadway musical withstands the punches, but not without taking some punishment.

Aladdin - Original Broadway Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
Disney’s take on "The Arabian Nights" is finally given the full-blown Broadway treatment, and preserved on disc for the enjoyment of its legions of fans.