Oct 6, 2021

"Rose's Turn" from Gypsy

Putting It Together

Putting It Together
I return to Putting It Together to talk about an oldie but a goodie.

"Rose's Turn" – Sondheim Redux (with Eric Matthew Richardson)

Although credited with only writing the lyrics, could Sondheim have had a larger influence on this song? Eric Matthew Richardson returns to discuss why Rose's Turn is great and how it's been interpreted over the years.

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This is a podcast about Stephen Sondheim's entire body of work show by show and song by song. Each week Kyle Marshall invites an expert to discuss a Sondheim song in-depth. Together they discover the humour, how the songs inform character, and any hidden meanings. Most importantly they try to understand the man behind the music, the Shakespeare of our time, as best they can.

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