THE JUDY GARLAND COLLECTION

“I get an exhilarated feeling from the audience and the singing, I do like to sing. It’s a lot of fun, you know, with good orchestration. The whole thing is kind of a romp, which it should be”
Judy Garland (July 1, 1961)

When she made that statement, Judy was in the midst of a sixty-performance tour that took her — between August 1960 and December 1961 — from London, Paris, Amsterdam, and other international locales to Canada and all across the United States. Her venues included (among many others) the Palladium, the Olympia, the Hollywood Bowl, the Newport Jazz Festival . .. and the legendary “Judy at Carnegie Hall.”
The extraordinary, exciting musical orchestrations for those shows — as well as those from her earlier and subsequent triumphs on stage, recordings, television, and motion pictures — were specifically prepared for Judy by the best arrangers in the business. As she herself once said about her many melodic associates, “There are none better,” and the roster of Garland orchestrators is undeniable proof of her statement. One can’t reference all of them here, but they included Nelson Riddle, Mort Lindsey, Conrad Salinger, Gordon Jenkins, Ray Heindorf, Harold Mooney, Jack Cathcart, Skip Martin, and Norrie Paramor — with vocal arrangements provided by such musical master-workers as Roger Edens, Kay Thompson, Saul Chaplin, and Hugh Martin. There’s no question that Judy Garland, her repertoire, and its presentation have long since come to be regarded as timeless and iconic. Their stature – and enjoyment – are unsurpassed by any other entertainers, songs, and arrangements in history.

[Text by John Fricke]

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By Turner Layton & Henry Creamer
Arrangement attributed to Mort Lindsey
KEY: E-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 Alto, 2 Tenor, 1 Bari, 3 Tpts, 2 Tbns, BsTbn, Drs, Gtr, Pno, Strings

Lyrics by Howard Dietz, Music by Arthur Schwartz
Orchestrated by Conrad Salinger
KEY: G-minor
INSTRUMENTATION: Fl, 3 Cl, BsCl, 2 Hns, 0 Tpts, 2 Tbns, BsTbn, Timpani, Pno, Strings


Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart

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The Man That Got Away” Music by Jerome Kern, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; “The Trolley Song” by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane; “Over the Rainbow” Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Arrangement attributed to Mort Lindsey
INSTRUMENTATION: Carnegie Hall: 2(Both=Fl,Alto),0,1(Cl&Tenor),0 also 1 Tenor, 1 Bari&BsCl) / 1,4,3,1 / Perc:[Timp, Tri, Bongos] / Drums, Piano, Guitar, Harp / Strings
Symphonic: 2(2nd=Fl&Picc),2(2nd=Ob&EH),3(3rd=BsCl),2, AATTB / 4,4,3,1 / DrSet, Perc:[Timp, Bongos, Triangle ] / Gtr, Pno, Hp / Strings

Music and Lyrics by F. Fisher
Arranger Unknown
KEY: E-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 2,0,3(3=BsCl); 2Alto,2Tenor,Bari / 0,3,3(III=BsTbm)0 / Timp, Drums, Guitar, Piano / Strings

Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
KEY: E-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: R1:Alto/Fl, R2:Alto/Fl, R3:Ten/Fl. R4:Ten, R5:Bari; 0,4,4,0; Gtr, Drum Kit, Bongos, Pno, Strings

Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Buddy DeSylva
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
KEY: B-flat modulating to C
INSTRUMENTATION: 0,0,5(V=BsCl) / 0,4,4,0 / Drs, Gtr, Pno / Strings
Sung as a duet with Babara Streisand on Judy’s CBS television show

“Get Happy” Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by Ted Koehler
“Happy Days Are Here Again” Music by Milton Ager, Lyrics by Jack Yellen
Arranged and orchestrated by Mort Lindsey
KEY: A-flat modulating to A-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: 2Alto, 2Tenor, 1Bari, 3Tpts, 2Tbns, BsTbn, Drs, Gtr, Pno, Strings

Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Arranged by Gordon Jenkins
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INSTRUMENTATION: 2Alto, 2Tenor, 1Bari / 3Tpts, 2Tbns, BsTbn / Drs, Gtr, Pno / Strings

Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Arranged by Jack Marshall
KEY: B-flat modulating to D-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass

 
Music by Jimmy McHugh, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
KEY: B-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: R1:Flute, R2:Tenor/Fl, R3:Bari / 0,3,4,0 / Vibes, Drums / Gtr, Pno, Harp / Strings

Music and Lyrics by John Meyer
Arranged by Mort Lindsay
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Music by Vincent Youmans, Lyrics by Otto Harbach
Arranged by Conrad Salinger
KEY: G-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 1,1,4(1&2=Cl, 3=Cl&BsCl, 4=BsCl),0 / 2,3.3,0 / Drs,Perc:[Bells] / Piano / Violins, Cellos, Bass

“Shine On Harvest Moon,” Music by Nora Bayes, Lyrics by Jack Norworth
“Some of These Days,” Music & Lyrics by Shelton Brooks
“My Man,” Music by Maurice Yvain, English lyrics by Channing Pollock
“I Don’t Care,” Music by Harry O. Sutton & Lyrics by Jean Lenox
Arranged by Roger Edens, Orchestration reconstructed by Joan Ellison
KEYS: Intro (Verse) G-Major, “Shine On Harvest Moon” D-Major, “Some of These Days” D-Major, “My Man” D-Major, “I Don’t Care” & Ending Section G-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: 2(1&2=Fl,Alto,Cl),0,3(1=Cl,Alto, 2&3=Cl,Tenor),0 / 1,3,2,0 / Drums / Guitar, Piano, Harp / Strings

Music and Lyrics by Ray Henderson & Lew Brown
Arranged by Roger Edens, Orchestration reconstructed by Joan Ellison
KEY: E-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 2Alto, 2Tenor, 1Bari / 3Tpts, 2Tbns, BsTbn / Drs / Gtr, Pno / Strings

Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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Music and Lyrics by Ray Henderson, Lew Brown & Buddy DeSylva
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
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Music and Lyrics by Charles L. Cooke & Howard C. Jeffrey
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
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Music and Lyrics by Al Jolson, Billy Rose & Dave Dreyer
Arranged by Gordon Jenkins
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“Almost Like Being In Love” Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe
“This Can’t Be Love” Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Arranged by Heinie (Henry) Beau
KEY: E-flat going to A-flat going to D-flat, ending in B-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 Alto Sax, 2 Tenor Sax, 1 Bari Sax; 3,4,3,0; Perc:[Bongos & Timp], Drs, Gtr, Pno, Hp, Strings

“You Made Me Love You,” by James V. Monaco & Joseph MeCarthy
“For Me and My Gal,” by George Meyer, Edgar Leslie, & E. Ray Goetz
“The Trolley Song,” by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Arrangement attributed to Harold Mooney
KEY: “You Made Me Love You” in G; “For Me and My Gal” in C; “The Trolley Song” in B-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: R1(Cl/Alto), R2(Cl/Fl/Alto), R3(Fl), R4(Cl/Tenor), R5(Cl/Bari); 0,4,3,0; Perc:[Bells, Bongos, Bell Plate, Sus.Cym, Timp]; Drs, Gtr; Harp; Strings

Music by Ernie Burnett, Lyrics by George A. Norton
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Music and Lyrics by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse
Orchestrator Unknown, Restored by Joan Ellison
KEY: A-flat Major modulating to A-Major
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Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Arranged by Hal Mooney
KEY: A-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: R1(Cl/Fl/Alto), R2(Cl/Alto), R3(Cl,Tenor), R5(BsCl/Bari) [Opt. Oboe}]; 3,3,3,0; Timp, Bells; Hp; Strings

Music and Lyrics by Sheb Wooley
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
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Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Arranged by Jack Marshall
KEY: A-minor
INSTRUMENTATION: R1(Alto/Cl), R2(0), R3(Tenor), R4(0), R5(0) / 0,1,1,0 / Gtr, Pno, Bs, Drs

By Sam M. Lewis, Fred Schwartz & Joe Young
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By Gus Kahn, Bronislaw Kaper, & Walter Jurmann
Arranger Unknown
KEY: G modulating to F
INSTRUMENTATION: R1(Fl/Alto), R2(Fl/Alto), R3(Fl/Alto), R4(Cl/Tenor), R5(Cl/Bari) / 3,4,3,0 / Perc:(Timp, Bongus), Drs / Gtr, Piano, Harp / Strings

Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by Ted Koehler
Arranged by Norrie Paramor
KEY: C modulating to D
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 Alto, 2 Tenor, Bari / 2,4,4,0 / Timp, Drs / Gtr, Pno, Harp / Strings

Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Irving Caesar
Arranged by Skip Martin, Reconstructed by Mark Lopeman
KEY: B-flat to E-flat back to B-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: R1(Cl/Alto), R2(Cl,Alto), R3(Cl,Tenor), R4(BsClar,Tenor), R5(BsClar,Bari) [OPT: Oboe] / 3,4,3,1 / Timp, Drums / Banjo, Harp, Piano / Strings

Lyrics by Howard Dietz, Music by Arthur Schwartz
Arranged and Orchestrated by Conrad Salinger
KEY: F-Major modulating at the end to G-flat Major
INSTRUMENTATION: Fl, 3 Clar, BsClar / 2,4,4,1 / Drums, Perc:[Xylo, Bells, Timp] / Piano, Harp / Strings

Music and Lyrics by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane
Arranger unknown, Restored by Joan Ellison
KEY: Verse in B-Major, Refrain in E-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: Saxophones: 2 Alto, 2 Tenor, 1 Bari / 2,0,4,0 / Drums, Vibes / Guitar, Piano, Harp / Vlns, Vlas, Cellos, Bass / No score, but there is a detailed Conductor part

Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Arranged by Skip Martin, Reconstructed by Mark Lopeman
KEY: C
INSTRUMENTATION: 2AltoSx,2TenSx,1BariSx / 0,4,4,0 / Drums, Piano / Strings

Music by Arthur Schwartz, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Arranged by Nelson Riddle, Score reconsructed by Joan Ellison:
KEY: F-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: 2(Both=Fl,Alto),3(1&2=Fl,Tenor, 3=BariSax / 0,4,4,0 / Drums, Perc:[Congas, Vibes] / Gtr, Pno, Hp / Strings

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By Larry Shay, Mark Fisher & Joe Goodwin
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
KEY: Starts in F, Ends in A
INSTRUMENTATION: R1:AltoSax,Flute; R2:AltoSax,Flute, R3:TenorSax,Clarinet, R4:TenorSax,Clarinet, R5BariSax,BsClarinet / 0,4,4,0 / Drums, Perc:[Bells] / Guitar, Piano / Strings

Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Arranger Unknown, Transcribed by Mark Lopeman
KEY: F modulating to G-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Buitar, Bass, Drums

Music by Andre Previn, Lyrics by Dory Previn
Arranged by Conrad Salinger, Score reconstructed by Joan Ellison
KEY: C-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: 1,1(Ob&EH),4(2=Cl, 2=BsCl) / 2,0,0,0 / Drums / Violins, Cellos, Bass

By Haven Gillespie & J. Fred Coots
Arranged by Norrie Paramor
KEY: B-flat
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 Alto Saxes, 2 Tenor Saxes, 1 Bari Sax / 0,4,3,0 / Gtr, Piano, Drums, Harp / Strings

Music and Lyrics by James F. Hanley
Arranged by Nelson Riddle
KEY: G-Major modulating to A-flat-Major
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 Alto Saxes, 2 Tenor Saxes, 1 Bari Sax / 2,4,4,0 / Drums, Perc:[Bells, Vibes, Bongos, Timp] / Gtr, Piano, Harp / Strings