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Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim

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  • Nonesuch Records releases the first in a series of musical installments from singer Mandy Patinkin and pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett, Diary: January 27, 2018, recorded by the two musicians in Bartlett's New York studio. The ten tracks of this first Diary entry, out now, include songs by Randy Newman, Rufus Wainwright, Loudon Wainwright, Teitur, Marc Bolan (T. Rex), Stephin Merritt (The Magnetic Fields), and Marc Anthony Thompson (Chocolate Genius).

  • The International Rescue Committee has named Mandy Patinkin an IRC Ambassador in recognition of his continued efforts to advocate for the welcoming of refugees around the world. He traveled with the IRC to Uganda to meet some of the more than one million South Sudanese refugees welcomed there. "Meeting with refugees from all around the world has made one thing very clear to me: all they want is a better tomorrow for their loved ones, their family, their children," says Patinkin. "This is why I am so proud of my partnership with the IRC—an organization tirelessly working to support the world's most vulnerable and give them a chance to survive and thrive despite the worst of circumstances."

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    The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Mandy Patinkin, vocals
    Paul Ford, piano

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Tom Lazarus, Paul Ford, and Mandy Patinkin
    Recorded live in concert, February 2002, at the Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, production of Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Celebrating Sondheim, by Tom Lazarus and Michael McCoy
    Edited and mixed by Marc Stedman and Tom Lazarus at Classic Sound, New York City
    Mastered by Joe Lambert at Classic Sound

    Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, except disc one, track 1, book by James Lapine; disc two, track 12, music by Richard Rodgers. Arrangements by Paul Ford and Mandy Patinkin

    Before the original Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George opened in May 1984, Mandy Patinkin took a life-drawing class at the Arts Student League in New York City, as his role required him to sketch his fellow actors playing the various characters in George Seurat’s painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte. The cover is one of a collection of sketches Patinkin made on stage throughout the show’s run.

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Artist Name: 
Mandy Patinkin
Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

Description: 

The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Tom Lazarus, Paul Ford, and Mandy Patinkin
Recorded live in concert, February 2002, at the Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, production of Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Celebrating Sondheim, by Tom Lazarus and Michael McCoy
Edited and mixed by Marc Stedman and Tom Lazarus at Classic Sound, New York City
Mastered by Joe Lambert at Classic Sound

Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, except disc one, track 1, book by James Lapine; disc two, track 12, music by Richard Rodgers. Arrangements by Paul Ford and Mandy Patinkin

Before the original Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George opened in May 1984, Mandy Patinkin took a life-drawing class at the Arts Student League in New York City, as his role required him to sketch his fellow actors playing the various characters in George Seurat’s painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte. The cover is one of a collection of sketches Patinkin made on stage throughout the show’s run.

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79690

Number of Discs in Set: 
2discs
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Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - 05:00
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Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597969023BUN
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MP3
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075597969061
Price: 
19.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Mandy Patinkin, vocals
Paul Ford, piano

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