Editors’ Notes Bernstein’s sassy and affectionate celebration of New York is one of Rattle’s party pieces. He’s recorded the musical before to great effect and now, with his own London Symphony Orchestra, gives us a big-band approach and still pulls off the magic. We follow the trials and tribulations of two sisters in the Big Apple, swinging by some classic songs along the way, and Danielle de Niese and Alysha Umphress head a strong cast with some beautifully drawn characters. Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s witty lyrics sparkle over Bernstein’s infectious melodies. Pure delight from start to finish.

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Wonderful Town: No. 1, Overture
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Wonderful Town, Act I
Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 2. Christopher Street
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 3. Ohio
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 4. Conquering New York
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 5. One Hundred Easy Ways to Lose a Man
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 6. What a Waste
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 8. A Little Bit in Love
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 9. Pass the Football
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 10. Conversation Piece
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 11. A Quiet Girl
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 12. Conga!
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Wonderful Town: No. 13: Entr'acte
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Wonderful Town, Act II
Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 14. My Darlin' Eileen
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 15. Swing!
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 16. Quiet Incidental
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 16a. Ohio (Reprise)
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 17. It's Love
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 18. Ballet at the Village Vortex
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 19. Wrong Note Rag
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Wonderful Town, Act II: No. 19a. It's Love (Reprise)
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Wonderful Town, Act I: No. 12. Conga! (Audience Participation Version) [Bonus Track]
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