The Concert [Highlights]

The Concert [Highlights]

by Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand


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While an impressive live career retrospective and musical autobiography, The Concert also contained a lot of talking and a few less-than-terrific musical passages that made it the sort of album one was not likely to play repeatedly. With The Concert: Highlights, the original two-disc/cassette, containing 28 tracks and running 103:47, was condensed to a single-disc/cassette containing 20 tracks and running 77:51, for, of course, half the price. The result was actually an improvement: three of the eight excised tracks were portions of "Therapist Dialogue" and a fourth was the second act overture. No loss there. The four omitted songs were pleasant, but nonessential. In fact, one, an extended valentine to Streisand's godchild masquerading as a Disney film song medley, was better left off. Streisand completists will have to have the complete show, of course, but Highlights is more listenable in the way one listens to records -- more than once -- and focuses more on Streisand's singing. Obviously, the album was trimmed just enough to fit onto one disc. But it could have benefited by being edited even more.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/02/1995
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074646710029
catalogNumber: 67100
Rank: 40427


  1. Overture
  2. As If We Never Said Goodbye
  3. Opening Remarks
  4. I'm Still Here/Everybody Says Don't/Don't Rain on My Parade
  5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
  6. I'll Know
  7. People
  8. Will He Like Me?
  9. He Touched Me
  10. Evergreen
  11. The Man That Got Away
  12. Way We Were
  13. You Don't Bring Me Flowers
  14. Lazy Afternoon
  15. Not While I'm Around
  16. Ordinary Miracles
  17. Yentl Medley: Where Is It Written?/Papa, Can You Hear Me?/Will Someone
  18. Happy Days Are Here Again
  19. My Man
  20. Somewhere

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbra Streisand   Primary Artist
Robin Eubanks   Trombone
Lew Soloff   Trumpet
David Taylor   Trombone,Tuba,Bass Trombone
John Clark   French Horn
Emily Mitchell   Harp,Group
Marvin Hamlisch   Conductor
Ethel Abelson   Violin
Sanford Allen   Violin
Abe Appleman   Violin
Julien Barber   Viola
Diane Barere   Cello
John Beal   Bass
Alfred Brown   Viola
Danny Cahn   Trumpet
Jeff Carney   Bass
Stephanie Cummins   Cello
Katie Dennis   French Horn
Lawrence Feldman   Reeds,Multiple Reeds
Barry Finclair   Violin
Simon Franglen   Synclavier
Norman Freeman   Percussion
Winterton Garvey   Violin
Jill Jaffe   Viola
Tony Kadleck   Trumpet
Bob Keller   Reeds,Multiple Reeds
Brian Koonin   Guitar
Scott Kuney   Guitar
Jeanne LeBlanc   Cello
Ann Leathers   Violin
Mort Lindsey   Conductor
Nancy McAlhany   Violin
Alvin McCall   Cello
Keith O'Quinn   Trombone
Carol Pool   Violin
Jim Pugh   Trombone
Clay Ruede   Cello
John "J.R." Robinson   Drums
Roger Rosenberg   Harp,Multiple Reeds
Jef Scott   French Horn
Daryl Shaw   Trumpet
Mark Orrin Shuman   Cello
Bill Sloat   Bass
Neil Stubenhaus   Electric Bass
Marti Sweet   Violin
David Tofani   Reeds,Multiple Reeds
Claudia Hafter Tondi   Violin
Randy Waldman   Synthesizer,Piano
Bruce Wang   Cello
Ellen Westerman   Cello
John Winder   Reeds,Multiple Reeds
Masako Yanagita   Violin
Ming Yeh   Violin
Cenovia Cummins   Violin
Avril Brown   Violin
Sylvia d'Avanso   Violin
Jacqui Danilow   Bass
Elizabeth Lim   Violin
Karen Bentley   Violin
Lisa Brooke   Violin
Marsha Cahn   Viola
Anne Callahan   Cello
Mimi Dye   Viola
Chris Komer   French Horn
Diane Monroe   Violin
Chase Morrison   Cello
Linda Moss   Viola
Maxine Roach   Viola
Jeremy Szabo   English Horn,Oboe,Multiple Reeds
Mary Whitaker   Violin
Sylvia Davanzo   Violin
Peter Gordon   French Horn
George Flynn   Trombone,Tuba,Bass Trombone
Ralph Morrison   Violin,Concert Master
Bill Hayes   Percussion

Technical Credits

Stan Freberg   Composer
Leonard Bernstein   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber   Composer
Miklós Rózsa   Composer
Stephen Sondheim   Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky   Composer
Barbra Streisand   Composer,Producer,Executive Producer
Neil Diamond   Composer
Trevor Rabin   Composer
Michel Legrand   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Harold Rome   Composer
Marvin Hamlisch   Arranger,Composer
Sheldon Harnick   Composer
John Kander   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Jerry Ross   Composer
Jerry Bock   Composer
Richard Adler   Composer
Milton Ager   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Don Black   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
John Harris   Engineer
David Hewitt   Engineer
Jay Landers   Producer
Mark Mancina   Composer
Jerome Moross   Composer
Dave Reitzas   Engineer
David Shire   Composer
Jule Styne   Composer
David Tofani   Contributor
Albert Willemetz   Composer
Paul Williams   Composer
Jack Yellen   Composer
Randy Ezratty   Engineer
Bob Merrill   Composer
Nancy Donald   Art Direction
Gabrielle Raumberger   Art Direction
Jacques Charles   Composer
Christopher Hampton   Composer
Channing Pollack   Composer
Maurice Yvain   Composer
Ira Levin   Composer
Milton Schafer   Composer
Jürg Morgenthaler   Composer
Janet Gari   Composer

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