(Vocal Score). 13 selections from one of the most popular musicals ever. Includes: All Good Gifts * Bless the Lord * By My Side * Day by Day * Prepare Ye (The Way of the Lord) * and more.
Unlike many other Broadway shows, Stephen Schwartz’s musical take on the last days of Jesus is scored for a small combo rather than orchestra, which makes this piano reduction hardly a reduction at all. From the raunchy barrelhouse swagger of “Turn Back, O Man” to the soft-shoe of “All for the Best” and the gorgeous lyricism of “Day by Day” and “All Good Gifts,” this book is full of fun-to-play selections. Also included is “Beautiful City,” a number written for the film. –David Horiuchi