THE SWEETEST SOUNDS
A Tribute to Richard Rodgers

Choreography: Frank Chaves and Sherry Zunker

Costume Design: Jordan Ross
Lighting Design: Todd L. Clark

Costume Construction: Lynn Ziehe

The Sweeteset Sounds Lois Greenfield 2
The Sweet Sounds Lois Greenfield

III. My Romance
Dancers: Ensemble
Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Lorenz Hart
Music Performed by: Tuck & Patti

IV: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

Dancers: 10

Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Lorenz Hart
Music Performed by: Patti LaBelle & Frank Sinatra

The Sweetest Sounds is dedicated to Jo Hopkins Deutsch for her lifelong, generous commitment to the arts.

 

The Sweetest Sounds was commissioned by Dance Affiliates and PENN Presents as part of their annual Dance Celebration program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.  The work was first performed April 10, 2003 in the Center’s Zellerbach Theatre.  Additional support for The Sweetest Sounds provided by Barry and Cookie Stagman.

 

Music credits, The Sweetest Sounds – A Tribute to Richard Rodgers:  Music by Richard Rodgers.  Lyrics by Lorenz Hart except the music and lyrics for “The Sweetest Sounds” were written by Richard Rodgers.  Used by special arrangement with The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, 1065 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10048.  All Rights Reserved.  “My Funny Valentine” (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) © 1937 (renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) & Williamson Music, Inc. (ASCAP).  All Rights Reserved.  Used by permission.  “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) © 1941 (renewed) Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) & Williamson Music, Inc. (ASCAP).  All Rights Reserved.  Used by permission.

I. The Sweetest Sounds:
Dancers: 1

Music & Lyrics: Richard Rodgers

Music Performed by: Sarah Vaughan

II. My Funny Valentine:
Dancers: Ensemble

Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Music Performed by: Tuck & Patti

@2018 Frank Chaves