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Assassins "Gun Song" 
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Tony Winner
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Post Assassins "Gun Song"
For those who have the score or have done the show: Which of the two recordings of "Gun Song" appropriately reflects the licensed score?

The Broadway Cast (2004) has the entire song up one semitone from the Off-Broadway version and has different vocal arrangements for the barbershop segments.

Which is correct? I've been trying to parse out the harmonies.

To that end, does anyone have a pdf of the vocal book and is willing to share? I always enjoy knowing the exact range for parts as written.


Fri Jul 02, 2010 5:11 pm
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Broadway Legend
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The vocal score shows harmonies identical to those of the Off-Broadway Cast Recording. This goes for every song in the show.


Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:26 pm
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Fresh Face
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Post Re: Assassins "Gun Song"
sorry i beg to differ, i am playing SJM at the moment and her part on the recording is not the same as the score, on either recording also the opening song on both recording is in a diffrent key to the actual score


Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:47 am
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