Only three more posts for this Broadway salute. This record was only a dollar. It contains two works of the Broadway team of Lerner and Lowe, the film the dup composed Gigi, and perhaps their most famous work, My Fair Lady. For the purposes of this post, we are going to pretend the Gigi side does not exist, despite the fact that the duo would covert the movie into a Broadway musical in 1973.
I posted the Original Cast Recording for My Fair Lady a couple months back and had a pretty lengthy write up so I am not going to rehash many of the specifics here other than the fact that it ran for 2,717 shows, which at the time (1956-1962) was the longest Broadway production.
This album is credited to the Bravo Pops Symphony Orchestra under the direction of John Senati. Senati, the orchestra and Bravo records did a series of musical albums in the late 50’s/ early 60’s. Broadway musical albums that is. I get that all music is musical.
Meh. Could have used some vocals. Also, maybe at this point, I am just sick of listening to musicals.