Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre

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Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre
Compilation album by Various artists
Released September 26, 2000
Recorded 1963, Los Angeles
Genre Jazz vocal, Traditional pop music
Label Reprise
Producer Sonny Burke
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Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre is a series of albums released in 1963 (see 1963 in music), and released in this box set in 2000.

The four discs feature the scores of four popular Broadway musicals of the time, namely Finian's Rainbow (1947), Kiss Me, Kate (1948), South Pacific (1949) and Guys and Dolls (1950).

Track listing[edit]

Disc One - Finian's Rainbow

  1. Overture - 4:00
  2. "This Time of the Year" (The Hi-Lo's) - 2:28
  3. "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" (Rosemary Clooney) - 3:06
  4. "If This Isn't Love" (Dean Martin, Hi Lo's) - 2:32
  5. "Look to the Rainbow" (Clooney) - 2:54
  6. "Something Sort of Grandish" (Bing Crosby) - 2:26
  7. "Old Devil Moon" (Frank Sinatra) - 2:59
  8. "Necessity" (Sammy Davis, Jr.) - 3:24
  9. "When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love" (Sinatra) - 3:25
  10. "When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich" (Lou Monte, Mary Kaye Trio) - 2:37
  11. "The Begat" (The McGuire Sisters) - 3:40
  12. "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" (Reprise) (Clark Dennis) - 2:24
  13. "The Great Come-And-Get It Day" (Davis) - 2:41

Disc Two - Kiss Me, Kate

  1. Overture - 3:40
  2. "Another Op'nin', Another Show" (Hi Lo's) - 1:55
  3. "Why Can't You Behave?" (Jo Stafford) - 3:01
  4. "We Open in Venice" (Sinatra, Martin, Davis) - 2:13
  5. "So in Love" (Johnny Prophet) - 2:52
  6. "I Hate Men" (Phyllis McGuire) - 3:06
  7. "Too Darn Hot" (Davis) - 2:29
  8. "Were Thine That Special Face" (Prophet) - 3:35
  9. "Where Is the Life That Late I Led?" (Monte) - 2:56
  10. "Wunderbar" (Dinah Shore, Prophet) - 2:58
  11. "Always True to You in My Fashion" (Keely Smith) - 3:38
  12. "Bianca" (Martin) - 2:47
  13. "So in Love" (Reprise) (Sinatra, Smith) - 2:53

Disc Three - South Pacific

  1. Overture - 3:57
  2. "Dites-Moi" (McGuire Sisters) - 1:55
  3. "A Cockeyed Optimist" (Stafford) - 3:12
  4. "Twin Soliloquies" (Sinatra, Smith) - 1:38
  5. "Some Enchanted Evening" (Sinatra) - 3:29
  6. "(I'm in Love with) a Wonderful Guy" (Smith) - 3:29
  7. "Younger Than Springtime" (Crosby) - 2:38
  8. "Bali Ha'i" (Stafford) - 3:43
  9. "There Is Nothing Like a Dame" (Davis) - 2:37
  10. "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" (Shore) - 2:38
  11. "Bloody Mary" (Hi-Lo's) - 1:56
  12. "Happy Talk" (Debbie Reynolds) - 3:05
  13. "Younger Than Springtime" (Reprise) (Hi-Lo's) - 3:14
  14. "This Nearly Was Mine" (Sinatra) - 2:47
  15. "Honey Bun" (Shore) - 2:55
  16. "You've Got to Be Carefully Taught" (Davis) - 1:45
  17. "Some Enchanted Evening" (Reprise) (Sinatra, Clooney) - 3:21

Disc Four - Guys and Dolls

  1. Overture - 3:34
  2. "Fugue for Tinhorns" (Sinatra, Crosby, Martin) - 1:31
  3. "I'll Know" (Stafford) - 3:31
  4. "The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York)" (Sinatra, Crosby, Martin) - 2:33
  5. "A Bushel and a Peck" (McGuire Sisters) - 2:31
  6. "Guys and Dolls" (Sinatra, Martin) - 2:50
  7. "If I Were a Bell" (Shore) - 2:40
  8. "I've Never Been in Love Before" (Sinatra) - 2:57
  9. "Take Back Your Mink" (Reynolds) - 2:58
  10. "More I Cannot Wish You" (Clark Dennis) - 3:18
  11. "Adelaide's Lament" (Reynolds) - 3:52
  12. "Luck Be a Lady" (Sinatra) - 5:18
  13. "Sue Me" (Reynolds, Allan Sherman) - 2:32
  14. "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat" (Davis) - 3:33
  15. "Guys and Dolls" (Reprise) (Sinatra, Martin) - 1:51

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