Send In the Clowns (A Little Night Music)

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lyricist and composer:Stephen Sondheim
publisher:Fiddleback Music Publishing Co., Inc.
Revelation Music Publishing Corp.
Rilting Music, Inc.
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
Warner/Chappell
Warner/Chappell North America
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/11387 [info]
Wikidata:Q2704917 [info]
later parody versions:Duelling Pianos (medley of parodies of Sondheim's and Lloyd Webber's musical hits)
later translated versions:Var är min clown
part of:A Little Night Music (musical) (order: 17)
is the basis for:A Little Night Fughetta
In and Out of Love
豪門怨
arrangements:Send in the Clowns (piano arrangement, “Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano”)
Send In the Clowns (for stage band, Barduhn)
Send In the Clowns (catch-all for arrangements)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1973-03-18Send in the Clowns (original 1973 Broadway cast, remastered)Glynis Johns, Harold Hastings3:28
1974-04-08Send in the ClownsliveFrank Sinatra5:10
1974-10-07Send in the Clowns (live at the Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / October 7, 1974)liveFrank Sinatra4:35
1974-10-12Send in the ClownsliveFrank Sinatra5:34
1975-12-03 – 1975-12-05Send in the ClownsinstrumentalStan Kenton and His Orchestra5:19
1976-02Send in the ClownsinstrumentalPat Martino2:46
1976-05Send in the ClownsMillicent Martin3:34
1978-05-31Send in the ClownsliveSarah Vaughan6:00
1979-04Send In The ClownsinstrumentalPaul Smith with Monty Budwig, Frank Capp, Barney Kessel?:??
1980-07-29 – 1980-07-31Send in the Clownscover and livePerry Como?:??
1980 – 1981Send in the Clowns (live, 1980/81: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)liveTom Jones2:54
1981-01-17Send in the Clowns (live, 1981-01-17: Bubba’s, Fort Lauderdale, FLA, United States)liveCarmen McRae4:43
1981Send in the ClownsSarah Vaughan & The Count Basie Orchestra6:23
1982-08-20Send in the Clowns (live, 1982-08-20: Altos de Chavón, La Romana, Dominican Republic)liveFrank Sinatra4:11
1982-09Send in the CrownsinstrumentalThe Great Jazz Trio7:47
1982Send in the ClownscoverIris Williams3:02
1983-10Send in the ClownsinstrumentalFrank Foster Quintet6:19
1985Send In the ClownscoverBarbra Streisand4:43
1986-06-06Send in the ClownsliveVan Morrison & Chet Baker3:45
1986-09-06Send In the Clowns (live, 1986-09-06: Malibu, CA, USA)cover and liveBarbra Streisand5:02
1989-01-01Send In the ClownsinstrumentalJohn Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra2:57
1990-10-12 – 1990-11-05Send in the ClownscoverCarmen McRae3:51
1996-03-08 – 1996-03-10Send in the ClownsliveStephen Sondheim4:01
1997Send in the ClownsinstrumentalMilt Jackson7:56
1999-12-31Send in the Clownscover and liveBarbra Streisand3:07
2004-04Send in the ClownsDenise Donatelli4:43
2005-03-19A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsliveStephen Sondheim4:29
2005-03-19A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsliveStephen Sondheim2:58
2013-05-02 – 2013-05-05Send in the Clownscover and liveAnn Hampton Callaway6:25
2014-06-01Send In the Clownsinstrumental and liveDick Hyman7:33
2015-01-20 – 2015-01-21Love Theme from Candide / Send In the Clownsinstrumental and medleyDavid Benoit3:42
2016-09-20 – 2016-09-24Send In the ClownsNatalie Dessay, Paris Mozart Orchestra, Claire Gibault4:32
A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsRuthie Henshall2:47
A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsStephen Sondheim3:27
A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsStephen Sondheim4:24
A Little Night Music: Send in the ClownsToni Lamond, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Guy Noble4:45
A Little Night Music: Send In the ClownsinstrumentalThe London Pops Orchestra11:44
Selections from “A Little Night Music”: Night Waltz / Send in the ClownsinstrumentalJohn Williams & Boston Pops Orchestra8:56
Send in the clownsinstrumentalArve Tellefsen4:52
Send in the Clownscover and instrumentalSilver, Wood & Ivory6:12
Send in the ClownsSarah Vaughan3:32
Send in the ClownsDeborah Myers4:59
Send in the ClownsMary Carewe,5:08
Send in the ClownsHoward Keel3:38
Send in the ClownsHoward Keel3:43
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins4:02
Send in the ClownscoverAnita O’Day4:58
Send in the ClownsHarry Secombe3:11
Send in the ClownsMichael Ball4:19
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalMarian McPartland?:??
Send in the ClownscoverMark Kozelek3:56
Send in the ClownsCarmen McRae4:50
Send in the ClownsRosemary Clooney3:47
Send in the ClownsStephen Sondheim4:53
Send in the Clownscover and instrumental[unknown]2:56
Send in the Clownscover and instrumentalJordan Rudess2:50
Send in the Clownscover and instrumentalEric Reed4:53
Send in the ClownscoverRoger Whittaker3:49
Send in the Clowns조수미4:17
Send in the ClownscoverAngelique Beauvence4:01
Send in the ClownsCarmen McRae4:42
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins4:00
Send in the ClownsDeborah Myers4:58
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins4:03
Send in the ClownsBryan Ferry4:02
Send in the ClownsCarol Kidd3:32
Send in the Clowns (1973 original studio master)coverFrank Sinatra4:12
Send in the ClownscoverThe Yale Spizzwinks(?)?:??
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins3:58
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalDimo Dimov3:37
Send in the ClownscoverUnwoman4:01
Send in the ClownscoverRosemary Clooney3:46
Send in the ClownscoverPeters & Lee?:??
Send in the ClownsliveRoger Whittaker3:55
Send in the ClownscoverFrank Sinatra3:39
Send in the ClownscoverFrank Sinatra4:12
Send in the ClownsRoger Whittaker3:52
Send in the ClownscoverPeters & Lee3:51
Send in the ClownsErnestine Anderson4:13
Send in the Clownscover and instrumentalTony Rice & John Carlini3:08
Send in the ClownscoverJudy Collins4:02
Send in the ClownsJosé Carreras5:14
Send in the ClownscoverJohnny Mathis3:35
Send in the ClownscoverAnn Burton4:21
Send in the ClownscoverBich?:??
Send in the ClownsOlivia Newton‐John3:41
Send in the ClownscoverShirley Bassey3:23
Send in the ClownsliveVan Morrison4:42
Send in the ClownsVan Morrison feat. Chet Baker3:55
Send in the ClownsStephen Sondheim4:22
Send in the ClownsKaren Akers3:19
Send in the ClownsGrace Jones7:36
Send in the ClownsVan Morrison?:??
Send in the ClownsBetty Buckley7:18
Send in the Clownscover and liveHallucination Company feat. Andy Baum4:55
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins4:05
Send in the Clownscover and liveThe Peddlers5:22
Send in the ClownscoverRenato Russo3:43
Send in the ClownsAll Angels4:34
Send in the ClownsMarti Webb4:48
Send in the ClownscoverSusan Boyle3:44
Send in the ClownsThe Mantovani Orchestra4:05
Send in the ClownsThe Stage Door Orchestra4:01
Send in the ClownscoverFrank Sinatra4:12
Send in the ClownscoverGrace Jones7:33
Send in the Clownscover and instrumentalC. L. DelMastro3:51
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalAcker Bilk, His Clarinet & Strings3:09
Send in the ClownscoverKarrin Allyson4:48
Send in the ClownsShirley Bassey with London Symphony Orchestra3:57
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalDanny Wright4:06
Send in the Clowns (1976 original studio master)Frank Sinatra3:41
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalLondon Brass3:32
Send in the ClownsCleo Laine3:49
Send in the ClownscoverPeters & Lee3:51
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalAcker Bilk3:03
Send in the ClownscoverThe Simpsons1:07
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins & Don McLean3:52
Send in the ClownsStephen Sondheim?:??
Send in the ClownsJudy Collins4:00
Send in the ClownscoverTom Jones2:31
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalPepe Jaramillo2:32
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalPepe Jaramillo2:44
Send in the ClownsliveBarbara Cook5:29
Send in the ClownsinstrumentalCanadian Brass3:14
Send In the ClownsliveJanis Mann5:25
Send In the ClownscoverRalph Dunnegan All Stars4:57
Send In the ClownscoverPeter Criss3:51
Send In the ClownsSarah Vaughan3:33
Send In the ClownsThe New York Theater with The Broadway Choir4:21
Send In the ClownscoverKathy Fisher4:12
Send In the ClownsCarmen McRae4:40
Send In the ClownsJulie Wilson with William Roy3:17
Send In the ClownscoverStimmgabel3:10
Send In the ClownsMarti Webb & Mark Rattray3:41
Send In the ClownsJudy Collins4:06
Send In The ClownsinstrumentalHenry Mancini & His Orchestra3:43
Send In The Clownscover and instrumentalManfredo Fest4:46
Send In The ClownscoverDead or Alive3:37
Send In The ClownsliveNils Landgren & Michael Wollny5:12
Send In The ClownsinstrumentalMaynard Ferguson5:10
Send In The ClownsMaria Arredondo4:07
Send in the Clowns ("A Little Night Music")[theatre]3:56
Send In the Clowns (A Little Night Music)Glynis Johns3:24
Send in the Clowns (feat. Chet Baker)Van Morrison3:51
Send In the Clowns (from ''A Little Night Music'')Judy Collins4:04
Send in the Clowns (from ‘A Little Night Music’)The West End Orchestra & Singers4:56
Send in the Clowns (from "A Little Night Music")liveJudi Dench4:34
Send in the Clowns (from "A Little Night Music")coverDudu Fisher5:09
Send In the Clowns (from "A Little Night Music")Siân Phillips4:38
Send in the Clowns (From "A Little Night Music") (concert recording)liveLou Rawls4:27
Send in the Clowns (In the Style of a Little Night Music)coverAvid All Stars3:12
Send in the Clowns, From "A Little Night Music"instrumentalHenry Mancini & His Orchestra3:45
Send in the Clowns, from “A Little Night Music”Judi Dench, Jo Stewart, Royal National Theatre4:28