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POP! GOES THE EASEL


Price: $21.95
Item Number: MM172
Untitled Document

It’s here!  The newest masterpiece from the Museum of Modern Art.  This wonderfully entertaining music CD features updated musical arrangements of classic children’s songs with new, original lyrics, inspired by some of the most famous artwork from MoMA’s collection.  Featuring original performances by Broadway’s biggest stars, including Ben Vereen, Jessie Mueller, James Monroe Iglehart, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Leguizamo, Chuck Cooper, Sutton Foster, Andrea Martin, Richard Kind, Alice Ripley, Dulé Hill, and Kelli O’Hara, plus The Texas Tenors.  The clever, catchy songs will inspire kids and adults alike to sing, laugh, and learn about some of the world’s greatest works of art.  Beautifully designed in a special, mini-book package, this CD makes the perfect gift.  Running Time:  32:04

Click HERE to see photos from the POP! GOES THE EASEL recording sessions.

TRACK LIST

1.    DOWN BY THE LILY PADS
(Reimagined from Down by the Riverside)
Performed by Ben Vereen
(2:52)
 
   
  2.    POP! GOES THE EASEL
(Reimagined from Pop! Goes the Weasel)
Performed by Jessie Mueller
(2:28)

3.    PICASSO’S MUSIC
(Reimagined from Teddy Bears’ Picnic)
Performed by James Monroe Iglehart
(4:32)

4.   CAN-CAN DANCERS
(Reimagined from Camptown Races)
Performed by Dee Dee Bridgewater, with John Leguizamo
(2:13)
   

5.    HOME ON THE SAND
(Reimagined from Home on the Range)
Performed by Chuck Cooper
(2:53)

6.    STARRY NIGHT, STARRY NIGHT
(Reimagined from Brahms' Lullaby)
Performed by Sutton Foster
(2:02)


7.    SEURAT PAINTED BOATS ON THE OCEAN
(Reimagined from My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
Performed by The Texas Tenors
(2:43) 

 

8.    OH MY DALÍ, SALVADOR
(Reimagined from Oh My Darling, Clementine)
Performed by Andrea Martin
(3:11)
 
 
9.    CATCH A RED AND WHITE BEACH BALL
(Reimagined from Take Me Out to the Ball Game)
Performed by Richard Kind
(2:17)
 
 
10.    THREE SMALL PUPS
(Reimagined from Three Blind Mice)
Performed by Alice Ripley
(1:41)
)

11.   DISH OF FRUIT
(Reimagined from John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt)
Performed by Dulé Hill
(2:39)

12.    TRY A HAT ON
(Reimagined from Frère Jacques)
Performed by Kelli O’Hara
(2:09)
ARTWORK
 

Vincent van Gogh
The Starry Night  1889  [CD Cover & Inside Booklet]


Claude Monet

Water Lilies  1914–26


Andy Warhol

Campbell’s Soup Cans  1962


Pablo Picasso

Three Musicians  1921


Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

La Goulue at the Moulin Rouge  1891–92


Henri Rousseau

The Sleeping Gypsy  1897


Georges-Pierre Seurat

Port-en-Bessin, Entrance to the Harbor  1888


Salvador Dalí

The Persistence of Memory  1931


Roy Lichtenstein

Girl with Ball  1961


Paul Gauguin

Still Life with Three Puppies  1888


Paul Cézanne

Still Life with Fruit Dish  1879–80


Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas

At the Milliner’s  c. 1882