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The Music of the Night Duet with Crawford and Streisand 

Well what did you guys think?
Loved so much that it made me melt 36%  36%  [ 5 ]
Music of the Night must be solo 64%  64%  [ 9 ]
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The Music of the Night Duet with Crawford and Streisand 
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Well what did you guys think? If you ask me it's one of those songs that must be sung by men only.

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If you ask me, it's one of those songs that should be struck from the collective consciousness of the world, never sung by anyone at all.

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I hate this version.

I like the song a lot. Do I think it's OMG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SONG EVER? Nope. I just like it.

But this version nearly killed my interest in Phantom. Not because it's a duet. I once heard it as a duet at a local concert. Strictly amateur stuff, but it was quite nice like that.

I just couldn't stand this version, though I like Crawford and, at the time, still liked Barbra a bit.

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It just didn't work for me. The whole thing smelled like a rehash of the old "You dont bring me flowers" that Streisand did with Neil Diamond after a DJ mashed both versions together.

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RainbowJude wrote:
If you ask me, it's one of those songs that should be struck from the collective consciousness of the world, never sung by anyone at all.


*raises hand timidly*
Please don't strike it from my consciousness, I like it. The bridge more so than the verses.

But it's no duet. Wasn't intended as such and now it doesn't work as such.


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Paula74 wrote:
I hate this version.

I like the song a lot. Do I think it's OMG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SONG EVER? Nope. I just like it.

But this version nearly killed my interest in Phantom. Not because it's a duet. I once heard it as a duet at a local concert. Strictly amateur stuff, but it was quite nice like that.

I just couldn't stand this version, though I like Crawford and, at the time, still liked Barbra a bit.

Amen. Just... amen.

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I'm proably gonna get something thrown at me, but I liked it. It was interesting to hear it as a duet...I keep picturing Erik and Christine singing it when I listen that version...yeah, I'm weird.

But despite me liking the duet, I still prefer the solo version.

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I like the duet too. Perhaps because I've always sung 2nd soprano or alto in choruses and choirs, I love the harmony.

I don't go along with those that believe a song sung by a singer in a show has to be sung only by singers of the same sex. Michael Crawford, one of the kings of "Music of the Night" does a fine job of "Wishing" from POTO and "Memory" from CATS (although I prefer Elaine Paige's version).


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I really like the music of this version--the harmonies and the lyrics, but the performance was not my favorite.

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I like this version, it´s a nice idea. I like both voices here.
It would be interesting to hear it from Phantom and Christine.
That was in my mind!


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