Sarah Slightly Classical

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Sarah Slightly Classical
Studio album by Sarah Vaughan
Released 1963
Recorded May–July 1963
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 54:43
Label Roulette
Producer Henry Glover
Sarah Vaughan chronology
Star Eyes
Sarah Slightly Classical
The Lonely Hours

Sarah Slightly Classical is a 1963 studio album by Sarah Vaughan, arranged by Marty Manning.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow says that "It has often been said that Sarah Vaughan had the voice to be an opera singer. This Roulette LP finds her coming as close as she ever did to performing in a classical vein. Listeners who enjoy hearing her scat and swing are advised to look elsewhere but others who like when Sassy goes a bit over the top and really stretches her voice will find this unusual effort quite enthralling."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Be My Love" (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) - 3:45
  2. "Intermezzo" (Robert Henning, Heinz Provost) - 4:25
  3. "I Give to You" (Mary F. Manning, Johnny Lehmann) - 3:00
  4. "Because" (Guy D'Hardelot, Edward Teschemacher) - 3:15
  5. "Full Moon and Empty Arms" (Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman) - 2:38
  6. "My Reverie" (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy) - 3:02
  7. "Moonlight Love" (Mitchell Parish) - 4:00
  8. "Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life" (Rida Johnson Young, Victor Herbert) - 3:05
  9. "Till the End of Time" (Frédéric Chopin, Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman) - 3:37
  10. "None But the Lonely Heart" (Pyotr Tchaikovsky) - 3:14
  11. "Night" (John Lehman, Ron Miller, Camille Saint-Saëns) - 2:30
  12. "If You Are But a Dream" (Moe Jaffe, Jack Fulton, Nat Bonx) - 2:44
  13. "Only" (Leo Missir, George David Weiss) - 2:16
  14. "Experience Unnecessary" (Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti, Gladys Shelley, John Whiteman) - 2:51



  1. ^ a b c "Sarah Slightly Classical". Allmusic. Retrieved April 30, 2011.