Top 5 Favorite Sondheim Songs (lyrics or music or both!)

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No particular order; go!

1. Move On (SITPWG)
2. We Do Not Belong Together (SITPWG)
3. Being Alive (Company)
4. Johanna (Sweeney)
5. Rose's Turn (Gypsy)
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Finishing the Hat -- SITPWG
Could I Leave You? -- Follies
Good Thing Going -- MWRA
Someone in a Tree -- PO
Being Alive -- Company
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(no particular order):
- "Sunday" - SUNDAY...
- "Being Alive" - COMPANY
- "Everybody's Got the Right" - ASSASSINS
- "Now/Later/Soon" - ALNM
- "Johanna - Act II Sequence" - SWEENEY
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(Particular Order):
1. Someone In A Tree
2. Another Hundred People
3. The Miller's Son
4. I'm Still Here
5. With So Little To Be Sure Of
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Remember
Joanna
Send in the Clowns
With so little to be sure of
A weekend in the country
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1. Being Alive - Company
2. No One Is Alone - Into The Woods
3. A Little Priest - Sweeney Todd
4. Company - Company
5. Everything's Coming Up Roses - Gypsy
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God That's Good - Sweeney Todd
Someone in a Tree - Pacific Overtures
Finishing the Hat - Sunday
Another National Anthem - Assassins
Being Alive - Company

"Murder is a very British thing, isn't it? I mean, it's almost like a hobby over there."
"Why do you insist you must hear the words? When you know I cannot give you words. Not the ones you need..."

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Someone in a Tree - Pacific Overtures
A Little Priest - Sweeney Todd
Sunday - Sunday in the Park with George
I Read - Passion
A Weekend in the Country - A Little Night Music
When I see the phrase "the ____ estate", I imagine a vast mansion in the country full of monocled men and high-collared women receiving letters about productions across the country and doing spit-takes at whatever they contain. -Kad
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1. Finishing the Hat - SITPWG
2. Company - Company
3. Poems - Pacific Overtures
4. Johanna - Sweeney Todd
5. Ugh, so hard to choose...okay...In Buddy's Eyes - Follies
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1) A Weekend in the Country from A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
2) Your Fault from INTO THE WOODS
3) Tonight (Quintet) from WEST SIDE STORY
4) Sunday in the Park With George from SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
5) Who's That Woman? from FOLLIES
Tonya Pinkins: Then we had a "Lot's Wife" last June that was my personal favorite. I'm still trying to get them to let me sing it at some performance where we get to sing an excerpt that's gone.
Tony Kushner: You can sing it at my funeral.
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No particular order:
"Being Alive" from COMPANY
"No One Is Alone" from INTO THE WOODS
"Finishing the Hat" and "Sunday" from SUNDAY (can't pick between them)
"Tonight (Quintet)" from WEST SIDE STORY
"Another Hundred People" from COMPANY
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Pretty Women - Sweeney
Lesson #8- Sunday
Growing up - Merrily revival
The Road you didn't Take- Follies
Marry Me a Little - Company

(no particular order)

and if you ask next week, it'll probably change.
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BEING ALIVE
SEND IN THEN CLOWNS
NO ONE IS ALONE/CHILDREN WILL LISTEN
A LITTLE PRIEST
MOVE ON
"TO LOVE ANOTHER PERSON IS TO SEE THE FACE OF GOD"- LES MISERABLES--- "THERE'S A SPECIAL KIND OF PEOPLE KNOWN AS SHOW PEOPLE... WE'RE BORN EVERY NIGHT AT HALF HOUR CALL!"--- CURTAINS
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1. I Wish I Could Forget You - Passion
2. Move On - sunday In The Park With George
3. No One Is Alone - Into The Woods
4. I Read - Passion
5. A Little Priest - Sweeney Todd
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In order:

1. A Little Priest
2. Getting Married Today
3. Rose's Turn
4. Not While I'm Around
5. You Gotta Get a Gimmick
I know you. I know you. I know you.
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This is impossible to choose... so I won't!

I'll choose one from each show, I suppose:

"I Remember" from Evening Primrose
"Finishing the Hat" from Sunday in the Park
"Good Thing Going" from Merrily
"The Miller's Son" from A Little Night Music
"In Buddy's Eyes" from Follies
"On the Steps of the Palace" from Into the Woods
"Love, I Hear" from Forum
"Another Hundred People" from Company
"Pretty Women" from Sweeney Todd
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Is this the most impossible question ever? I think so.

Some favorites in no order:
Move On (probably my all-time favorite)
Being Alive
Giants in the Sky
Not While I'm Around
Good Thing Going
Send in the Clowns
No One is Alone
Not Getting Married
Everything's Coming Up Roses
Tonight
"This table, he is over one hundred years old. If I could, I would take an old gramophone needle and run it along the surface of the wood. To hear the music of the voices. All that was said." - Doug Wright, I Am My Own Wife
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Who's That Woman?
God, That's Good!
A Weekend in the Country
How I Saved Roosevelt
We Do Not Belong Together
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Another National Anthem - Assassins
Being Alive - Company
Finishing the Hat - Sunday in the Park with George
Greenfinch and Linnet Bird - Sweeney Todd
No More - Into the Woods

bah. that's unoriginal.
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No particular order:
Could I Leave You? - Follies
Every Day a Little Death - A Little Night Music
The Last Midnight - Into the Woods
Another National Anthem - Assassins
Sunday - Sunday in the Park With George
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1. Sunday - Sunday in the Park with George
2. Johanna - Sweeney Todd
3. Somewhere - West Side Story
4. You Gotta Get a Gimmick - Gypsy
5. The Ladies Who Lunch - Company, or Losing My Mind - Follies
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I have really only seen 3 shows so my list doesn't have much variety.

This is in no particular order.

1. A MIllers Son- A Little Night Music
2. Move On- Sunday In The Park With George
3. If Momma Was Married- Gypsy
4. Children and Art- Sunday In The Park With George
5. We Do Not Belong Together- Sunday In The Park With George
6. Overture- Gypsy
7. Some People- Gypsy
8. Sunday In The Park With George- Sunday In The Park With George
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1. Kiss Me/Ladies In Their Sensitivies Quartet-- Sweeney Todd
2. Gun Song/Ballad of Czolgozs-- Assassins
3. Ballad of Sweeney Todd-- (Guess what show?) tied with "A Little Priest"
4. A Weekend In The Country-- A Little Night Music
5. Tonight-- West Side Story (That song is INCESSANTLY in my head)

Heavy on Sweeney Todd because I'm not too familiar with a lot of the more minor Sondheim musicals... and I love almost every single song from Sweeney Todd. I really need to see "Gypsy"-- I only know like five of the songs, and only the Ethel Merman versions.
In my pants, she has burst like the music of angels, the light of the sun! --Marius Pantsmercy
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1. "I'm Still Here"
2. "Someone in a Tree"
3. "Finishing the Hat"
4. "Everything's Coming Up Roses"
5. "In Buddy's Eyes"
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DCR, not to nitpick, but I wouldn't count the Gypsy overture as a Sondheim song. I think that's more of a Jule Styne song.
When I see the phrase "the ____ estate", I imagine a vast mansion in the country full of monocled men and high-collared women receiving letters about productions across the country and doing spit-takes at whatever they contain. -Kad