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CD: "MAN OF LA MANCHA" 2007 KOREAN CAST RECORDING

Luckily, I was able to get this valuable CD.
Casts for "Cervantes / Don Quixote" are Mr. Cho Seung Woo (http://asianwiki.com/Cho_Seung-Woo) and Mr. Jeong Seong Hwa (http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Jeong_Seong-hwa.php).
Not only the casts for "Cervantes / Don Quixote", but all casts in this CD also are great in their singing.

http://store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp/musical-shop/import-2094.html

I have never seen this musical in Japan, so I hear all music pieces of this musical through this CD.
I feel almost these pieces are friendly and easy songs to get into.

I visited Seoul to see this musical in the middle of September.
(I will write the articles after.)
So, this CD was a nice preparation for the appreciations.

When I searched the Japanese text of these songs, I accidentally found out this motion picture.
It is "MAN OF LA MANCHA" sung by Ms. Seiko Niizuma (http://www.seikoniizuma.com/wp/
I think her singing is also great!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s0jGhXl3OE


* The related Japanese article.
http://34402263.at.webry.info/201509/article_1.html


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Regarding Mr. Cho Seung Woo, a repeat of a South Korean TV Drama "Horse Doctor" broadcasted by NHK (the Japanese national broadcasting) finished in the middle of September.
This drama had been broadcasted in Japan once a week for 2 years, so I have gotten sad...
I like this drama because of the beautiful story and music.
I hope this will be repeated again by NHK or other Japanese TV channels soon.




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