Arrangements by David Loud


1. The act or process of arranging: the arrangement of a time and place for the meeting.
2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal: provided flowers and saw to their arrangement.
3. A collection of things that have been arranged: the circular arrangement of megaliths called Stonehenge.
4. A provision or plan made in preparation for an undertaking. Often used in the plural: made arrangements for surgery.
5. An agreement or settlement; a disposition: Our dog will be looked after by arrangement with a neighbor.
6. Music
a. An adaptation of a composition for other instruments or voices or for another style of performance.
b. A composition so arranged.


Extraordinary new interpretations of
musical theatre classics, including solos, duets, trios and
ensembles. Never-before-published arrangements of over
50 songs, including the Andrew Lloyd Webber “Love Trio”
and Stephen Sondheim’s “Our Time” / “Children Will
Listen” as originally broadcast on PBS’ Great
Performances. Also available: material by Kander & Ebb,
Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Burton Lane, Vernon Duke,
George & Ira Gershwin, and Harold Arlen. A must-have
collection for singing actors and actresses, cabaret artists,
students and teachers.

“To sing an arrangement by David Loud is to be
lifted into musical theatre heaven.”
-- Liz Callaway

David Loud has created musical arrangements for Audra McDonald, Barbara Cook, Betty Buckley, Liz Callaway, Rebecca Luker, Heidi Blickenstaff, Judy Kuhn, Andrea McArdle, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Norm Lewis, Bernadette Peters and Paolo Szot.  His arrangements have been performed at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center’s Allen Room, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Hollywood Bowl.

He was the Music Director for the original Broadway productions of Ragtime, Curtains, The Visit, The Scottsboro Boys, Steel Pier, The Look of Love and A Class Act, as well as revivals of She Loves Me, Sweeney Todd, The Boys From Syracuse and Porgy and Bess.  He created the musical arrangements for Sondheim on Sondheim and Kander & Ebb’s And the World Goes ‘Round.  He was recently the Music Supervisor for A Bed and a Chair at Encores!, a collaboration between Wynton Marsalis and Stephen Sondheim, using the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra.  

As an actor, he originated the role of Manny in Terrence McNally’s Master Class, and he made his Broadway debut in Hal Prince’s original 1981 Production of Merrily We Roll
  A graduate of Yale University, he has been on the faculty of the Yale School of Drama and Fordham University.


Go to the Currently Available page for arrangements that can be purchased.  


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