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Why are some of the lyrics in Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera omitted or missing entirely?

Around 2016 or so, I did a Google search for lyrics of Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera, since I am hard-of-hearing, wanting to find full lyrics in written form. However, all of the ...
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Why the excess of 3 children underneath the mango tree?

In the song Underneath the Mango Tree the refrain goes: Mango, banana and tangerine Sugar and ackee and cocoa bean When we get marry we make them grow And nine little chil' in a row https://www....
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Information on a Fats Waller performance of Ain't Misbehavin'

I would like to have some information about this recording by Fats Waller (along with several other musicians): The recording lasts 4:01, and I can hear ...
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Does anyone know John Powell's composition technique(s)?

John Powell is one of my favorite, if not my my absolute favorite, composers. He creates and manages his themes so well and his harmonies are... the best. I am the kind of person who sees something ...
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Unusual percussion in the theme from High Noon

The theme from "High Noon" contains a subtle but unusual percussion accompaniment. It seems very out of place (in a good way) in a western. Was that strange rhythm and instrument unique to ...
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