The Sound of Music - Original Broadway Cast Recording (CD)
The Sound of Music has become one of the most enduring and successful musicals among the great American musicals, featuring beloved standards such as “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss,” “Do-Re-Mi” and “The Sound of Music.” This 1959 Broadway production—starring Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel– won five Tony Awards including “Best Musical.” Upon original release, this cast album spent 16 weeks as number 1 on the Billboard chart. Mastered from the original 3-track master tape, this 60th Anniversary CD edition features new liner notes by The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization’s Ted Chapin.
1. Preludium (Nuns) 2. The Sound of Music (Mary Martin) 3. Maria (Elizabeth Howell, Karen Shepard, Muriel O’Malley, Patricia Neway) 4. My Favorite Things (Mary Martin, Patricia Neway) 5. Do-Re-Mi (Mary Martin, Children) 6. Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Brian Davies, Lauri Peters) 7. The Lonely Goatherd (Mary Martin, Children) 8. How Can Love Survive? (Kurt Kasznar, Marion Marlowe) 9. The Sound of Music (reprise) (Mary Martin, Children, Theodore Bikel) 10. Laendler (Orchestra) 11. So Long, Farewell (Children) 12. Climb Ev’ry Mountain (Patricia Neway) 13. No Way To Stop It (Marion Marlowe, Kurt Kasznar, Theodore Bikel) 14. An Ordinary Couple (Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel) 15. Processional (Ensemble) 16. Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Reprise) (Mary Martin, Lauri Peters) 17. Edelweiss (Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel, Children) 18. Climb Ev’ry Mountain (Reprise) (Patricia Neway, Company)
• 60th Anniversary of the original 1959 Broadway production • Featuring the beloved songs “My Favorite Things,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going On Seventeen” • Mastered from the original 3-track master tape by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound • LP is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI