The four discs will all boast bonus tracks and will feature new liner notes penned by director Richard Jay-Alexander. The Sondheim recordings are set to arrive in stores March 20.
The Into the Woods recording — starring Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason and Chip Zien — will feature three bonus tracks: "Giants in the Sky" (performed by John Cameron Mitchell), "Back to the Palace" (Kim Crosby) and "Boom Crunch" (Maureen Moore). The suggested retail price is $13.98.
Sweeney Todd — which boasts Tony winners Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury — will feature three additional tracks: "Symphonic Sondheim: Sweeney Todd" (from Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall with Eugene Perry, Henry Perry, Jerry Hadley and the American Theatre Orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani), "Green Finch and Linnet Bird" (Harolyn Blackwell, also from Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) and "Sweet Polly Plunkett" (Julie Andrews, from Putting It Together). The suggested retail price is $24.98.
Sunday in the Park with George — co-starring Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin — will offer bonus tracks of "Putting It Together" (from Putting It Together, with Julie Andrews, Stephen Collins, Rachel York, Michael Rupert and Christopher Durang) and "Sunday" (from Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, with the Chorus and the American Theatre Orchestra). The suggested retail price is $13.98.
"It's a Hit" (demo from Sondheim's personal archives) and "Not a Day Goes By" (performed by Bernadette Peters at Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) will be the bonus tracks for Merrily We Roll Along, the short-lived musical that featured Liz Callaway, Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton. The suggested retail price is $13.98. For more information visit www.sonybmgmasterworks.com.