Not big on Musicals either really... like a few.... but not many.
However I remember my folks had a tape of songs from shows when I was a kid and it had a version of "Memory" from Cats... it was sung by Michael
Crawford and it was amazing.... It's not online anywhere as far as I can tell so here is a version sung by Elaine Paige...
Not as good but hey.
Nessun Dorma from Seranade
Louis Prima in "Swing-it" (very rare and early foortage)
Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman,Golden Gate Quartet, Tommy Dorsey, Mel Powell, Louis Bellson, Charlie Barnett and others in "A song
I went to see Il Trovatore at The National Arts Centre with Pinchas Zukerman and the NAC Orchestra and I have to say I will never go to one of those
Between trying to take in everything the orchestra was doing to watching all the action on stage to trying to read the subtitles on a screen on top of
the stage...I left exhausted just from trying to keep up with everything.
I felt that everytime I was watching the orchestra I was missing things going on onstage or when I was watching the stage I was missing the
I wanted to take it all in and found there was just too much going on.
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