Sondheim Talks "Sweeney Todd" on Nonesuch Records Website

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An interview with Sweeney Todd composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim will be featured on the Nonesuch Records website in the days leading up to the company's release of the new movie soundtrack.

To view the interview clips, visit the website at

The company will release both a two-disc deluxe edition and a highlights version of the soundtrack Dec. 18. The highlights disc will exclude the "Opening Title," "Alms Alms," "Ladies and Their Sensitivities" and the "Final Scene" as well as the bonus content (including a bound booklet).

Longtime Stephen Sondheim collaborators, orchestrator Jonathan Tunick and music supervisor Paul Gemignani, worked on the soundtrack. Mike Higham produced the albums recorded in London.


Tim Burton's take on "Sweeney Todd" hits movie theatres nationwide Dec. 21. John Logan ("The Aviator," "Gladiator," Never the Sinner) penned the DreamWorks/Warner Bros. film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical. The film stars Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Sacha Baron Cohen and also features Laura Michelle Kelly (Fiddler on the Roof), Jamie Campbell Bowen, Jayne Wisener and newcomer Edward Sanders. For more information visit

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