Monday, January 16, 2017

Music to relax after campaigning II - with the voice it was written for

I don't want to take anything away from the superb performance of the Phantom theme which I just posted, but the "Phantom of the Opera" music by Andrew Lloyd Weber always makes me think of the performances by the woman who first performed it.

Lloyd Weber, who of course later married Sarah Brightman, subsequently said that he was falling in love with her at the time they were working together to produce the British stage version of this opera. Perhaps that is one of the reasons there is something particularly special in her performances of the Phantom of the Opera songs, such as this trailer ....

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