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Why are there two sets of lyrics to “The Music of the Night”?

There are two sets of lyrics to "The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe, and Charles Hart. Specifically, the lyrics on the Original London Cast ...
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What are name and other examples for the type of break/tempo change near the end of “Be our guest”

My 5 year old daughter is obsessed with the new (2017) version of "Beauty and the Beast" and we are listening to the music non stop for weeks and albeit being a musical grouch it really grew on me. ...
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Construction of a Musical Theatre song

In musical theatre, we have lyrics. Would you say, therefore, that you have to make sure you had the tune for this first before you added the brace for the grand staff for the melody and bass line? ...
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Is there a musical with “All Star” in it?

For my school assessment I need to perform a piece, however the piece must be from a musical. Being the teenager that I am, I would like to play All Star by Smash Mouth. Are there any musicals that ...
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What is the purpose of using pronoun “they” instead of “he” in “Ten Duel Commandments” (Hamilton: The Musical)

I have recently noticed that in "Ten Duel Commandments" from Hamilton the pronoun used to describe the opponent is "they" like in The challenge: demand satisfaction, If they ...
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Can somebody explain these specific moments of the musical short cartoon “Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs” (1943)?

Disclaimer: Some people probably might find this offensive, and so should not watch it, although I personally don't understand why, and find it to be a very funny and musically catchy cartoon from the ...
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I can’t determine the instrument used here in the musical Miss Saigon

It’s a song called WHY GOD, WHY? from Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Miss Saigon. A hit on Broadway and The West End It’s timestamped above, 2:51 after the lyric: Why can’...
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I am sailing song - Rod Stewart

Is there a Remix of the classic song "I am Sailing" sung by Rod Stewart?