Monday, March 22, 2010

Send in the Clowns

In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday - Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music.

10 comments:

  1. Nan, I love this song and to hear the great Barbra singing it. I would listen to that woman sing her grocery list. Lovely!!

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  2. I agree with every word, Kay! Do you have her latest? It is unbelievably great - two discs; one with orchestra, on with a quartet produced by Diana Krall.

    http://www.amazon.com/
    Love-Answer-Deluxe-Barbra-Streisand/dp/B002DYJAIO

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  3. Just lovely! I remember when Sondheim was a young up-and-comer. And I remember life without Barbra!

    What a nice marriage of song and voice. Thank you for choosing it.

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  4. Sunt Lacrimae Rerum, I'm so pleased you liked it.

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  5. You should check out Judi Dench's version of this too - it's on YouTube and iTunes - she doesn't have a technically brilliant voice, but acts songs so beautifully.

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  6. Stuck in a Book, I have, and it is so moving, so personal. Is there anything that woman can't do?!

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