The Movie Album

The Movie Album

by Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand


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In searching for prime material for an album devoted to songs originally featured in Hollywood films, Barbra Streisand didn’t have to look far. The Movie Album touches on uncontestable gems that stretch back to the 1930s (“I’m In the Mood for Love,” “Smile"), the 1950s and '60s ("Wild is the Wind," “Emily,” “Moon River”), and beyond (“How Do You Keep the Music Playing,” “Calling You” from Baghdad Café ).There’s even a recently composed song -- "More in Love With You"-- that brings together the theme music of the 1962 film, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, with original lyrics by Streisand favorites Alan and Marilyn Bergman. Streisand -- who, with her incomparable vocal talents, can make even a lackluster song shine -- simply goes to town with this embarrassment of riches, skillfully focusing attention on both the quality of the songs and her own still-lustrous pipes. This jewel of an album deserves pride of place alongside Streisand’s Broadway tributes --themselves highpoints in her still vital career. [The Bonus DVD version features alternate Streisand performances of "I'm In the Mood For Love" and "Wild Is the Wind.]

Product Details

Release Date: 10/14/2003
Label: Sony
UPC: 0696998901827
catalogNumber: 89018
Rank: 67541

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbra Streisand   Primary Artist
William Galison   Harmonica,Soloist
Jeremy Lubbock   Conductor
Tom Scott   Saxophone,Soloist
Bruce Dukov   Concert Master
Chuck Berghofer   Bass,Musician
Robbie Buchanan   Conductor,Keyboards
Jorge Calandrelli   Conductor
Oscar Castro-Neves   Guitar,Musician
Vinnie Colaiuta   Drums,Musician
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion,Musician
Joel Derouin   Violin,Concert Master,Soloist
Assa Drori   Concert Master
Chuck Findley   Trumpet,Soloist
Clayton Haslop   Concert Master
Dan Higgins   Flute,Soloist
Michael Lang   Keyboards,Musician
Warren Luening   Flugelhorn,Soloist
Johnny Mandel   Conductor
Mike Melvoin   Piano,Musician
Dean Parks   Guitar,Musician
John Pisano   Guitar,Musician
Tom Ranier   Piano,Musician
Neil Stubenhaus   Bass,Musician
Randy Waldman   Piano,Keyboards,Musician
Gregg Field   Drums,Musician
Gayle Levant   Harp,Musician
Michael Hart Thompson   Guitar,Musician
Marc Portman   Keyboards,Musician
Windy Wagner   Background Vocals
Joel Derpuin   Concert Master

Technical Credits

Stephen Sondheim   Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin   Composer
Henry Mancini   Composer
Barbra Streisand   Producer,Executive Producer
Michel Legrand   Composer
Jeremy Lubbock   Arranger
André Previn   Composer
Jimmy McHugh   Composer
Dory Previn   Composer
Bob Telson   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Robbie Buchanan   Arranger,Producer,Orchestration,rhythm arrangement
Johnny Burke   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Jorge Calandrelli   Arranger
Charlie Chaplin   Composer
Alexander Courage   Orchestration,Orchestral Arrangements
Dorothy Fields   Composer
Jay Landers   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Johnny Mandel   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Dave Reitzas   Engineer
Schmitt   Engineer
Bill Schnee   Engineer
James Van Heusen   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
John Turner   Composer
Nancy Donald   Art Direction
Kim Skalecki   Personal Assistant
Mary Maurer   Art Direction
Hooshik Bayliss   Art Direction
Moogie Cannazio   Engineer
Richard Jay-Alexander   Liner Notes
Renata Buser   Personal Assistant
Woody Pornpitaksuk   Authoring
Scott Erickson   Engineer
Terry O'Neill   Cover Photo
Geoffrey Parsons   Composer

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