The Music of Marvin Hamlisch — “Ample Make This Bed” from Sophie’s Choice (Film, 1982)

Alan J. Pakula made a powerful, tender, exquisitely crafted film, with excellent performances by Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter McNichol, and emotional score.  This is a great scene, but the entire film is poetry.” — Vena B. Original Soundtrack Recording of “Sophie’s Choice” produced by John Steven Lasher for Southern Cross Records in 1982. Marvin Hamlisch received an Oscar nomination …

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Samford University: Wright Center series opened Season with Marvin Hamlisch tribute

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — On Sept 19th, four Broadway veterans paid homage to the late Marvin Hamlisch during the Samford University Signature Series 2014–15 season opener. “‘One Singular Sensation’ is a celebration of the life and work of one of America’s most beloved composers and performers” — Sean Wright Terre Blair Hamlisch wrote: To Samford University and The Wright Center Series: …

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VIDEO (10 min) Marvin Hamlisch, a mensch.

Remembrances by: J. Ernest Green, Lorin Hollander, Baayork Lee, Kelli O’Hara, Maury Yeston, Ebs Burnough, Lucie Arnaz, Brian D’Arcy James and Terre Blair Hamlisch. Marvin Hamlisch is a mensch. What is a mensch? The term comes from the Yiddish, for “human being,” but is used to describe a person of integrity and honor. The Oscar- Grammy- and Tony Award-winning musician …

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