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Jesus Christ Superstar Edition: A Rock Opera

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(Vocal Selections). Our revised piano/vocal edition features crisp new engravings for all the songs from this stage favorite, plus four new songs and additional lyrics for all. Contains: Could We Start Again Please? * Everything's Alright * Heaven on Their Minds * Hosanna * I Don't Know How to Love Him * I Only Want to Say (Gethsemane) * John Nineteen: Forty One * King Her ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published December 1st 1985 by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (first published January 1st 1970)
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May 19, 2014 Realini rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Little did I expect when I first received an audio tape, in 1985 – what huge impact it would have on me. I listened to that opera this morning, perhaps for the hundredth time – over the years, not at dawn…
In the first place, I thought it weird and ridiculous. The tape was from a girl I liked, who was studying Geology with me. I said to myself that the girl is strange, if she likes that buzzing and Jerusalem orchestra…I wasn’t paying attention, once I
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Mar 10, 2016 David Schramm rated it it was amazing
Absolutely one of my most favorite rock operas. Watched the 1973 version tonight. If the movie isn't your style...the album I would label as one everyone should listen to once in their lifetime. The way Andrew Lloyd Webber portrays Judas and Herod is iconic. The songs that Mary Magdalene sings I have always thought to be some of the most beautiful and touching.
Jul 08, 2014 Kaethe rated it liked it
Eh. Too much opera, not enough rock for my tastes.
I love this musical, so I was happy to find this piano book arranged by Denes Agay. The pieces were easy enough to sight-read, but more interesting than some 'easy piano' arrangements you find on the market rhythmically and chord-wise. I only wish he had put more songs into the book so I could play the entire musical. Oh well. I can't win them all :)
May 22, 2011 Letitia rated it really liked it
Great reworking of the story, although almost impossible to sing. "Gethsemane" rocked my world.
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That's pretty much how I saw it all going down.
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An utter classic. Timeless.
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Sir Timothy Miles Bindon "Tim" Rice, KBE, is an English lyricist, and author.

An Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning lyricist, Rice is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, and his work for The Walt Disney Company with Alan Menken (Aladdin), Elt
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