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Ultimate Broadway, Vol. 2

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Ultimate Broadway, Vol. 2 collects more performances of well-known show tunes from past and current Broadway productions, including Bebe Neuwirth's rendition of "All That Jazz" from Chicago, Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson's performance of "Cabaret," and Jerry Orbach and Wanda Richert's version of "The Lullaby of Broadway (from 42nd Street." The collection spans musicals as venerable as Oklahoma! and as recent as The Producers and Urinetown, making for a nicely eclectic mix of songs. Other highlights include "Gee Officer Krupke" as performed by the cast of Blast!, Colm Wilkinson's performances of Les Miserables' "Bring Him Home" and Phantom of the Opera's "Music of the Night," and "Time Warp" as performed by the cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. While not all the show tunes here are essentials, Ultimate Broadway, Vol. 2 is a good compilation for someone already familiar with Broadway's most familiar music and ready to expand their knowledge a little more.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
Gypsy, musical
1 5:19
Man of la Mancha, musical
2 2:18
Urinetown, musical play
3 2:51 Amazon
Ragtime, musical play
4 3:44
Phantom of the Opera, musical
5 5:53
Chicago: A Musical Vaudeville, musical play
6 5:06
Thoroughly Modern Millie, musical play
7 3:36
La bohème, opera
8 3:58 Amazon
A Class Act, musical play
9 3:02
Cabaret, musical play
10 4:12
The Producers, musical play
11 3:25
12 4:14
Rocky Horror Show, musical play
13 4:26 Amazon
14 3:57 Amazon
The Full Monty, musical play
15 2:40
Sweet Charity, musical
16 4:18
West Side Story, musical
17 3:23 Amazon
Into the Woods, musical play
18 2:28
Les Miserables, musical
19 3:26 Amazon
42nd Street, musical play
20 4:59
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