(Vocal Selections)E. Y. Harburg & Harold Arlen - Alfred Music Publishing
"The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary Deluxe Songbook" features all of the classic songs by E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen plus never-before-published "character themes" by Academy Award-winning composer Herbert Stothart, the complete Munchkinland musical sequence, and the song The Jitterbug which was deleted from the original film. Each song is presented in its original key, utilizing rare MGM studio manuscripts and the original motion picture soundtrack. As a bonus, this unique collector's item includes two songs from the 1903 Broadway musical production of "The Wizard of Oz," with lyrics by original "Oz" author L. Frank Baum. The songbook also contains dozens of original production stills and publicity photos, an essay on the story behind the songs and score, and biographies of the composers.
Copyright: Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing, Inc. ©2009