Which composers do you prefer?

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Which composers do you prefer?#0
Posted: 10/13/03 at 2:02pm
Ive heard a lot of people that go for different composers. Some people i know only like Andrew Lloyd Webber and some people i know who go to my school love Rodgers and Hammerstein. I love them both But who do you think is better? Either, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers and Hammerstien, or Irving Berlin. Tell me why you like the composer
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re: Which composers do you prefer?#1
Posted: 10/13/03 at 2:09pm
Man, is the word 'better' going to turn this into a hornet's nest!
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re: re: Which composers do you prefer?#2
Posted: 10/13/03 at 3:24pm
How about all of the above?
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re: re: re: Which composers do you prefer?#3
Posted: 10/13/03 at 3:27pm
Why only those choices?
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yeah...more choices. Not that I have anything against "oldies" when it comes to musicals, but there are a lot more contemporary composers who I prefer much, much more.

Frank Wildhorn to name one :c)
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How about Sondheim?
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Yeah I agree, there should be more choices......I would like to mention composers like Frank Wildhorn, Maury Yeston, Elton John, Jim Steinman, etc..........

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or Claude-Michel Schonberg
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Jonathan Larson and Frank Wildhorn.
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Sondheim,Schwartz,JRB,Wildhorn,Boublil and Shoenberg,Maury Yeston,John Kander,and some ALW(JCS,Joseph,and Evita).
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I agree with Yeston, Kander & Ebb & Sondheim & Webber
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Lippa, JRB, Guettel, and I'm getting into some Kander and Ebb stuff...I forget whos the actual composer there though...of the oldies: COLE PORTER IS THE MAN.

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John Kander is the composer....and I'll add Cole Porter,Cy Coleman,Andrew Lippa,and Jerry Herman to my list.
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Which composers do you prefer?#13
Posted: 10/13/03 at 9:51pm
Jonathan Larson, Sondheim, and Elton John/Tim Rice.
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re: Which composers do you prefer?#14
Posted: 10/13/03 at 10:33pm
Let's see. Jason Robert Brown, Jonathan Larson, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and John Kander. Style points go to Andrew Lippa, Frederick Loewe, Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus for Wild Party, My Fair Lady, Les Misérables, and Chess, respectively. Between them, you've got a vast range of styles, and that fits my ear perfectly.

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re: re: Which composers do you prefer?#15
Posted: 10/13/03 at 10:38pm
Jerry Herman. Plain. Dot. Period.
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re: re: re: Which composers do you prefer?#16
Posted: 10/13/03 at 10:41pm
Frank Wildhorn is one of those people who can turn the page and jump into a completely different style of music. I mean he is really brilliant.
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I agree about Wildhorn. I also enjoy Porter, Styne, Bernstein Schwartz, Boubil, Jason Robert Brown, Flaherty!!!... and most of all, Sondheim!

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Sondheim, hands down. But I do enjoy Kander & Ebb, Rogers and Hammerstein, and Frank Wildhorn as well.
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Rodgers and Hammerstein
Lerner and Lowe
Andrew Lloyd Webber ( with Tim Rice/Charles Hart/Don Black)
Boublil and Schonberg
Stephen Sondheim

I also enjoy occasional songs from other composers.

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Sondheim, no questions. I also enjoy R&H, Boubil and Schonberg, Styne, Yeston.
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Stephen Flaherty too!
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Frank Wildhorn - he is a brilliant, amazing man. Not to mention one the nicest people you'll ever meet.

Rodgers and Hammerstein also!

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re: Which composers do you prefer?#23
Posted: 10/15/03 at 1:44am
Kander & Ebb, Jonathan Larson, Stephen Trask.
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re: re: Which composers do you prefer?#24
Posted: 10/15/03 at 4:32pm
Andrew Lloyd Webber! He came up with Phantom!!!
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