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“Fly Me To The Moon” was written by Bart Howard in 1954, and was originally named “In Other Words

.” When Sinatra performs it, he communicates the lyrics as a light-hearted love song. He creates a swing feeling when he sings by dragging out and stressing consonants such as at 0:20 he drags out onnnn, and then annunciates other words sharply. He also adds short, dramatic pauses such as at 0:53 wish for *pause* and adore. He adds that light-hearted, carefree feeling by doing such things as walking around and dancing, like at 1:34, during the performance. Overall, I liked the performance and the swing feeling of the song. The pauses and alternation between dragging out words and cutting them off sharply made the song interesting. “Angel Eyes” was written in 1946 by Matt Dennis and Earl Brent, and originally featured in the 1953 movie Jennifer before being recorded by Frank Sinatra in 1958. “I Get A Kick Out Of You” was written by the famous Cole Porter, and initially introduced in the Broadway show Anything Goes. “I Won’t Dance” was composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach for the 1934 show Three Sisters before being recorded by Sinatra in 1957. “Come Rain Or Come Shine”was written in 1946 by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer for the musical St. Louis Woman. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” is another song written by Cole Porter in 1936. It was first featured in the musical Born To Dance, where it was nominated for the Academy Award For Best Song. “The Lady Is A Tramp” “All Or Nothing At All” “One For My Baby” “New York, New York”

“I Won’t Dance” by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers In this version, Astaire and Rogers play on the humor of the song. Ginger Rogers is a polish woman who want Astaire to dance with her, but he doesn’t want to at all. They are constantly bantering back and forth and teasing each other. At the end, Astaire performs a lengthy tap dance number. “I Won’t Dance” by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong In this version, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong make the song much jazzier. Although it is still light-hearted and fun, it is not as exaggerated as the version by Astaire and Rogers. In this version, the tempo is speeded up and made much jazzier. Also, in the version with Astaire and Rogers, they are talking and singing to each other, however, in this version it is more just two people singing a song together, not at each other. “I Won’t Dance” by Jane Monheit and Michael Buble This version of the song encompasses a little bit of the other two. It has the humor and carefree feeling, but it also has a jazz feeling to it. However, it is slightly

Through their dance number and bantering. . they best represent the lyrics of the song.more serious and romantic than the other two. I prefer Fred Astaire and Ginger Roger’s version the best. They make into a love song they are singing to each other rather than a teasing song they are singing to each other. I think that the song is humorous and teasing. and they do the best job of expressing this. Of the three.