Overture and Night Waltz / Love Takes Time – A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music opens up in quite the unique way. A set of four people sing the melody of a couple of songs in the score. It's an experiment that was hardly ever tried again. Plus, how does the film version introduce the characters?

A Little Night Music opens up in quite the unique way. A set of four people sing the melody of a couple of songs in the score. It's an experiment that was hardly ever tried again. Plus, how does the film version introduce the characters?

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We are using three productions to frame our discussion of A Little Night Music.
The Original Broadway Cast (1973) starring Glynis Johns, Len Cariou, Victoria Mallory, and Patricia Elliott.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/38p8FqJ
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3pfFxIs
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2IjWfFt

The London Revival cast (1995) starring Judi Dench, Laurence Guittard, Joanna Riding, and Patricia Hodge.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: Not available unfortunately.
Or listen to it on Spotify: Not available unfortunately.
Or buy it on Amazon: Not available unfortunately.

The Broadway revival (2009) starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Angela Lansbury, Alexander Hanson, and Ramona Mallory.
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/38qUEIS
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/36nTyuL
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3nm1h3J

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