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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Jim Henson’s Musical World

The magic of the Muppets comes alive as The New York Pops pays a musical tribute to Jim Henson’s great legacy through song and puppetry.

  • The New York Pops
    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
  • John Tartaglia, Host
  • Essential Voices USA
    Judith Clurman, Music Director and Conductor
  • Craig Shemin, Writer
  • Daniel Seth, Associate DirectorSpecial Guest Appearances by:
    Pam Arciero
    Bill Barretta
    Alison Bartlett
    Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
    Kevin Clash
    Stephanie D’Abruzzo
    Rachel Dratch
    Dave Goelz
    Eric Jacobson
    Rollie Krewson
    Dr. Loretta Long
    Lara MacLean
    Sonia Manzano
    Bob McGrath
    Alan Muraoka
    Roscoe Orman
    Karen Prell
    David Rudman
    Nitya Vidyasagar
    Matt Vogel
    Paul Williams


  • FRED BARTON “Overture Medley”
    ·· The Muppet Show Theme (composed by Sam Pottle and Jim Henson)
    ·· Sesame Street Theme (composed by Joe Raposo)
    ·· Fraggle Rock Theme (composed by Philip Balsam and Dennis Lee)
  • RAPOSO “Sing” (arr. Chris Byars)
  • RAPOSO “Steppin’ Out with a Star” (arr. Oded Lev-Ari)
  • PHILIP BALSAM/DENNIS LEE “Fraggle Rock Medley” (arr. Greg Anthony)
    ·· Follow Me
    ·· Pass it On
    ·· Wemblin’ Fool
    ·· Let Me Be Your Song
    ·· Workin’
  • POTTLE/GEISS “Sing After Me” (arr. Greg Anthony)
  • RAPOSO “Sesame Street Theme” (arr. Joshua Green)
  • GREG ANTHONY “Sesame Street Medley”
    ·· People In Your Neighborhood (composed by Jeff Moss)
    ·· C is for Cookie (composed by Joe Raposo)
    ·· I Love Trash (composed by Jeff Moss)
    ·· Rubber Duckie (composed by Jeff Moss)
  • PAUL WILLIAMS “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Medley” (arr. Chris Caswell)
  • LARRY GROSSMAN/HAL HACKADY “Just One Person” (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • FRED BARTON “Muppet Medley”
    ·· The Muppet Show Theme (composed by Sam Pottle and Jim Henson)
    ·· Mahna Mahna (composed by Piero Umiliani)
    ·· Movin’ Right Along (composed by Kenny Ascher and Paul Williams)
    ·· Happy Feet (composed by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen)
    ·· Together Again (composed by Jeff Moss)
  • RAPOSO “It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Green” (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • PAUL WILLIAMS/KENNY ASCHER “The Rainbow Connection” (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • POTTLE/HENSON “The Muppet Show Theme” (arr. Fred Barton)