“The Music Of The Night” (also labelled as just “Music of the Night”) is a major song from the 1986 musical The Phantom of the Opera. The music was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe. Initially made famous by Michael Crawford, the actor who originated the role of the Phantom both in the West End and on Broadway, “The Music of the Night” has appeared on many cast recordings of the musical, sold millions of copies worldwide, and has been translated into many languages. In 1993, American singer Barbra Streisand and British actor Michael Crawford released a duet version of “The Music of the Night”. It is taken from Streisand’s twenty-sixth studio album, Back to Broadway (1993), and peaked at number 54 on the UK Singles Chart.
Back to Broadway is the twenty-sixth studio album by Barbra Streisand, released in 1993. The album was Streisand’s second collection of songs from Broadway musicals, after 1985’s The Broadway Album. It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and gave her the title of “only female artist to have a number one album […]
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