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Chicago: The Musical

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(Vocal Selections). Our Broadway Vocal Selections book features a dozen fantastic songs from this Kander & Ebb blockbuster: All I Care About * And All That Jazz * Class * Funny Honey * A Little Bit of Good * Me and My Baby * Mister Cellophane * My Own Best Friend * Nowadays * Razzle Dazzle * Roxie * When You're Good to Mama.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 1st 1981 by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (first published January 1st 1973)
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Ayne Ray
Jan 22, 2009 Ayne Ray rated it really liked it
"Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen. You are about to see a story of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery, and treachery - all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts." With that opening line, the audience is invited into a darkly satirical excoriation of the American Dream in a wicked and wonderfully jaded musical.
amy
Jan 01, 2008 amy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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The first role I landed in college was Velma Kelly in Chicago. I played the same character the following year in Birmingham, England while studying abroad. It's still one of my favorite musicals - and to think I had never heard of the show before auditioning for it.
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Dan Coates' arrangements in this easy piano book gave my hands quite a workout, jumping between octaves very quickly. That being said, it was definitely in the spirit of the musical with the rag and jazz feel to the music. I definitely enjoyed playing the songs in this book.
Killian
Feb 22, 2013 Killian rated it liked it
Cute and harsh. A pretty gripping story. Never seen it on stage, just the Richard Gere movie. Love the "Mr. Cellophane" number by Riley. So good.
Little Red Hat
A classic musical that tells a tale of murder, corruption and bamboozling during the Jazz Age. A great read, but seeing the show and hearing the music is even better.
Molly
Apr 24, 2007 Molly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a fairly basic beginner's musical book. It's great for vocals, but rubbish for piano (I'm accustomed to most vocal selections using the piano sheet music).
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