Something Wonderful: Top Ten Songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein

By Ben Rimalower
01 Feb 2014

 

 

7. "Do-Re-Mi" from The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music is another show, like most Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals, where any one of its songs could stand up on a Top Ten list. "Do-Re-Mi" is noteworthy not only for its buoyant melody and mnemonically memorable lyrics, but because beyond serving as a method for Maria to teach music to the von Trapp children, "Do-Re-Mi" has literally taught music to generations of children around the world.  Continued...