Singing exam 2016 revision

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If I Loved You
Just One Step
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It Won't Be Long
Your Daddy's Son
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Which show does this song come from?
Carousel.
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Who sings it?
Julie Jordan.
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Why do they sing it?
In the show, Jordan and her love interest (Billy Bigelow) sing this song to hesitantly confess their love for each other, despite being too shy to confess their feelings.
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What else happens in the show?
The story tells of charming, roguish carnival barker, Billy Bigelow, and mill worker Julie Jordan, both loners, who meet and fall in love. Their marriage ends up costing both their jobs, and things go downhill from there.
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Who composed the musical from which this song belongs to?
Rodgers and Hammerstein.
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Which other musicals did the song's composers compose?
Oklahoma!, Carousel, State Fair, Allegro, South Pacific, Me and Juliet, Pipe Dream, Cinderella, Flower Drum Song, The Sound of Music
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Why are the composers of this song well-known?
Both Rodgers and Hammerstein were well-known for their musical involvement both separately and together, and wrote most well-known musicals of their time.
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Which show does this song come from?
Songs for a New World.
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Who sings it?
Woman 2 - (at this point in the musical) a wealthy wife.
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Why do they sing it?
The character climbs out onto the window ledge of her 57 story apartment in an attempt to get her neglectful husband's attention.
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What else happens in the show?
The show is an abstract musical, a series of songs all connected by a theme: "the moment of decision." The show employs four performers who do not literally play the same characters throughout the show.
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Who composed the musical from which this song belongs to?
Jason Robert Brown.
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Which other musicals has the song's composer composed?
Despite recently emerging as an important figure, Brown has contributed to a number of shows such as Kiss of the Spider Woman, Parade, Urban Cowboy, 13, The Bridges of Madison County, You Can't Take It With You, and Honeymoon in Vegas.
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Which show does this song come from?
In The Heights.
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Who sings it?
Vanessa - Usnavi's love interest.
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Why do they sing it?
Vanessa, Usnavi's potential love interest, dreams of escaping to a studio apartment in the West Village, remaining optimistic despite her own financial insecurity.
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What else happens in the show?
In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. Ultimately, Usnavi and the residents of the close-knit neighborhood get a dose of what it means to be home.
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Who composed the musical that this song belongs to?
Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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Which other musicals has this composer composed?
This composer is not as well-known, however, he has composed In The Heights, Hamilton (which has been described as a "game changer") and Bring It On The Musical.
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Which show does this song come from?
Ragtime.
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Who sings it?
Sarah.
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Why do they sing it?
Sarah attempts to explain how her heartbreak, fear and despair lead her to bury her baby in a garden.
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What else happens in the show?
Over the course of the show, the worlds of a wealthy white couple, a Jewish immigrant father and his motherless daughter, and an African American ragtime musician intertwine.
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Who is the show's composer?
Stephen Flaherty.
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Which other musicals has this composer composed?
Lucky Stiff, Once on This Island, My Favorite Year, Ragtime, Seussical, A Man of No Importance, Dessa Rose,Loving Repeating, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, The Glorious Ones, Rocky the Musical, Little Dancer.
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