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What are everyone's favorite Sondheim songs for mezzo-soprano's? I want to add a few Sondheim songs to my repetoire. Was thinking definitly Ladies who Lunch. Anything else definite?


Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:57 pm
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Ladies who Lunch wouldn't go under the Mezzo category. It is without doubt an Alto song, considering I am a tenor and have no problems singing it in the written octave. But songs I believe you should consider would be:

Another Hundred People
You Could Drive a Person Crazy
Children Will Listen
We Do Not Belong Together
Sunday in the Park With George
Not a Day Goes By
Unworthy of Your Love
Every Day a Little Death

And that's all I can think of.

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Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:42 am
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I love 'I Remember" from Evening Primrose and "Anyone can whistle." Not sure about the original key, but there are tons of transposings (sp?)


Sat Dec 19, 2009 5:51 pm
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I Know Things Now from ITW? I'm pretty sure Little Red is a mezzo...


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sylvesterm11 wrote:
I Know Things Now from ITW? I'm pretty sure Little Red is a mezzo...


That's what I was thinking ....

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Thanks everyone! Yeah I know Ladies who Lunch is an Alto song. I happen to have a version in a higher key I like. Thanks for the other suggestions!


Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:04 am
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My favorites:

Moments In The Woods (Into The Woods)
I Wish I Could Forget You (Passion)
See What It Gets You (Anyone Can Whistle)
Move On (Sunday In The Park with George)
The Miller's Son (A Little Night Music)* ---*some might think this is an alto song, but i think a mezzo could do really well with it.
Every Day A Little Death (A Little Night Music)
More (Dick Tracy The Movie/Putting It Together)

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