Richard Audd

Somewhere Over...

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Each selection on Somewhere Over... is crafted with the detailed eye of a true orchestrator. Synth master Richard Audd "conducts" a unique collection of great songs of the 20th century that have special meaning to the gay community in America. And interjected into the arrangements of many of the pieces are quotations from the classical masters: Stravinsky, Dukas, Bernstein, Beethoven, Sibelius, and others. With surprising panache, this one-man symphony has produced a splashy, classy platter of pop, Broadway and Tin Pan Alley favorites. Selections include: "Over the Rainbow," "Before the Parade Passes By," "I Am What I Am," "Somewhere," "If I Loved You," and "My Funny Valentine." Delightful, easy listening with some powerfully dramatic moments.

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