Barbara Cook at the Met > Barbara Cook


Recording Details

Date
January 20, 2006
Type
Audio / Concert Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Metropolitan Opera House
Music
Harold Arlen (566), Irving Berlin (692), Jerry Bock (218), John Bucchino (26), Cy Coleman (238), George Gershein, Maceo Pinkard (2), Richard Rodgers (1262), Stephen Sondheim (663), Doris Tauber, William Tracey (2)
Lyrics
Irving Berlin (692), John Bucchino (26), Irving Caesar (121), Dorothy Fields (369), Oscar Hammerstein II (885), E.Y. Harburg (365), Sheldon Harnick (219), Johnny Mercer (495), Maceo Pinkard (2), Stephen Sondheim (663), Doris Tauber, William Tracey (2)
Producer
Hugh Fordin (143)
Liner Notes
Barbara Cook (119), Anthony Tommasini (2)
Conductor
Eric Stern (39)
Music Director
Eric Stern (39)
Performer
Barbara Cook (119), Josh Groban (25), Audra McDonald (69)
Shortcode
[r4543]

Releases (2)

Format
CD
Label
DRG 91497
Released
2006-06-06
Barcode
021471149722
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# Tracks
24
Lists
79 collectors / 7 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl19995]
1. If They Could See Me Now
song from Sweet Charity
(2:16)
2. It's Not Where You Start (It's Where You Finish)
song from Seesaw
(3:04)
3. It Might As Well Be Spring
song from State Fair
(4:19)
4. A Wonderful Guy
song from South Pacific
(3:56)
5. I Had Myself a True Love
song from St. Louis Woman
(4:06)
6. Another Hundred People
song from Company
So Many People
song from Saturday Night
(2:46)
7. The Gentleman Is a Dope
song from Allegro
(4:55)
8. Them There Eyes (3:33)
9. Sweet Dreams
song from The Gay 90s
(4:43)
10. Errol Flynn (3:58)
11. Introduction of Audra McDonald (:50)
12. When Did I Fall in Love? -- Audra McDonald
song from Fiorello!
(3:20)
13. Blue Skies -- with Audra McDonald
song from Betsy
(3:55)
14. Last Night When We Were Young (3:54)
15. In Buddy's Eyes
song from Follies
(3:18)
16. Nashville Nightingale
song from Nifties of 1923
(2:39)
17. Introduction of Josh Grodan (1:20)
18. Not While I'm Around -- Josh Groban (2:56)
19. Move On -- with Josh Groban (5:11)
20. This Nearly Was Mine
song from South Pacific
(4:47)
21. Not a Day Goes By
Losing My Mind
song from Follies
(6:30)
22. We'll Be Together Again (3:03)
Title
The Essential Barbara Cook
Format
5-CD, DVD
Label
DRG 92500
Released
2009-10-13
Country
US
Barcode
021471250022
Audio
Stereo
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Also Contains
All I Ask Of You - 1998 Barbara Cook
Close as Pages in a Book - 1993 Barbara Cook
Live from London - 1994 Barbara Cook
Mostly Sondheim - 2002 Barbara Cook
Liner Notes
Frank Rich (13), Renée Fleming (32), Sheldon Harnick (219)
Photography
Mike Martin (mislabeled as Mike Marvin) -- box cover photo
Notes
CLOSE AS PAGES IN A BOOK is remixed. A four-track bonus CD is included. Entitled "Give Me the Simple Life," the disc was recorded July 23, 2009, especially for the six-disc box set. The four songs are "Give Me the Simple Life," "It Was Written in the Stars," "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "I'd Rather Be Blue."
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6 collectors / 2 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl25880]
Disc 1
1. It's Not Where You Start from the Broadway Show Seesaw 3:12
2. Close as Pages in a Book from the Broadway Show Up in Central Park 3:54
3. I Can't Give You Anything But Love [from the Broadway Show Blackbirds o 2:50
4. Make the Man Love Me from the Broadway Show a Tree Grows in Brooklyn 3:58
5. Exactly Like You from the Broadway Show International Revue 4:04
6. April Snow from the Broadway Show Up in Central Park 3:10
7. Don't Blame Me from the Film Dinner at Eight 3:02
8. I'm in the Mood for Love from the Film Every Night at Eight 4:14
9. On the Sunny Side of the Street [from the Broadway Show International R 3:33
10. The Way You Look Tonight From the Film Swing Time 3:53
11. Bojangles of Harlem From the Film Swing Time 2:41
12. I Must Have That Man! from the Broadway Show Blackbirds of 1928 3:33
13. April Fooled Me/I'm Way Ahead from the Broadway Show Seesaw 2:56
Disc 2
1. Sing a Song with Me/Let Me Sing and I'm Happy Live 4:30
2. Beauty and the Best/Never Never Land Live 4:18
3. Can You Read My Mind Live 3:22
4. Come Rain or Come Shine Live 3:21
5. Ship in a Bottle Live 3:45
6. Sweet Dreams Live 4:41
7. I See Your Face Before Me Live 4:40
8. I'm Beginning to See the Light Live 2:51
9. I Had Myself a True Love Live 4:18
10. Sweet Georgia Brown Live 4:57
11. Errol Flynn Live 4:04
12. Love Don't Need a Reason Live 3:40
13. He Was Too Good to Me/Losing My Mind Live 6:14
14. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive Live 4:00
15. Why Did I Choose You Live 2:41
16. In Between Goodbyes Live 5:15
Disc 3
1. All I Ask of You From The Phantom of the Opera 4:34
2. New Sun in the Sky /On a Clear Day You Can See Forever [From the Bandwa 3:07
3. A Wonderful Guy From South Pacific 3:53
4. The Very Next Man From Fiorello 3:06
5. In Buddy's Eyes From Follies 3:16
6. I Wonder What Became of Me? From St. Louis Woman 3:39
7. You're an Builder-Upper From Life Begins at 8:40 2:49
8. Glad Rag Doll from Glad Rag Doll 4:07
9. He Loves Me From She Loves Me 3:20
10. Medley: Dear Friend/Will He Like Me?/Tonight Aat Eight/Ice Cream [From 11:44
11. Somewhere From West Side Story 2:58
12. We'll Be Together Again 2:59
Disc 4
1. If They Could See Me Now Live 2:16
2. It's Not Where You Start Live 3:04
3. It Might as Well Be Spring Live 4:19
4. A Wonderful Guy Live 3:56
5. I Had Myself a True Love Live 4:06
6. Another Hundred People/So Many People Live 2:46
7. The Gentleman Is a Dope Live 4:55
8. Them There Eyes Live 3:33
9. Sweet Dreams Live 4:43
10. Errol Flynn Live 3:58
11. Introductions of Audra McDonald Live 0:50
12. When Did I Fall in Love? Live 3:20
13. Blue Skies Live 3:55
14. Last Night When We Were in Buddy's Eyes Young Live 3:54
15. In Buddy's Eyes Live 3:18
16. Nashville Nightingale Live 2:39
17. Introduction of Josh Groban Live 1:20
18. Not While I'm Around Live 2:56
19. Move On Live 5:11
20. This Nearly Was Mine Live 4:47
21. Not a Day Foes By/Losing My Mind Live 6:30
22. We'll Be Together Again Live 3:03
Disc 5
1. Everybody Says Don't Live / From Anyone Can Whistle / Multimedia Track
2. Buds Won't Bud from Hooray for What?
3. I Wonder What Became of Me Live / DVD
4. The Eagle and Me Live / From Bloomer Girl / Multimedia Track
5. I Had Myself a True Love Live / DVD
6. Another Hundred People /So Many People DVD
7. In Buddy's Eyes Live / DVD
8. I Got Lost in His Arms Live / DVD
9. You Can't Get a Man with a Gun Live / DVD
10. Medley: Hard Hearted Hannah/Waiting for the Robert E. Le/San Francisco
11. When in Rome (I Do as the Romas Do) Live / DVD
12. Happiness Live / DVD
13. Loving You Live / DVD
14. You Could Drive a Person Crazy Live / From Company / Multimedia Track
15. Send in the Clowns Live / From A Little Night Music / Multimedia Track
16. Ice Cream Live / DVD
17. Not a Day Goes By /Losing My Mind DVD
18. The Trolley Song Live / DVD
19. Anyone Can Whistle Live / DVD
Disc 6
1. Give Me the Simple Life 3:30
2. It Was Written in the Stars 2:52
3. I've Got You Under My Skin 3:39
4. I'f Rather Be Blue 3:06

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