30 Days of Sheet Music: Day 21, “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”

Perhaps the best Broadway Music score ever (and I say that knowing the Sondheim scores well). The musical itself is showing its age, at least judging by a flabby revival at DC’s Arena stage last year. Odd that the original source, George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion is as tart as ever.

Accustomed to Her Face

I think the Learner and Loewe score will be treasured as long as people remember musicals.

Here’s Rex Harrison and his famous Sprechstimme doing the whole scene:

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