Scene to Song

Scene to Song Episode 68: Stephen Sondheim and Rhyme

December 6, 2021

In this episode, composer/lyricist Daniel Mate discusses composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and rhyme, looking at various songs of his as we both reflect on our own experiences with Sondheim's work. We also talk about the song "Little Tin Box" from Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Bock, Jerome Weidman, and George Abbott's 1960 musical Fiorello!

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Music played in this episode:
"Four Black Dragons" from Pacific Overtures
"Chrysanthemum Tea" from Pacific Overtures
"Not a Day Goes By" from Merrily We Roll Along
"The Story of Lucy and Jessie" from Follies
"Ah, But Underneath" from Follies
"Another National Anthem" from Assassins
"Little Tin Box" from Fiorello!

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