Songbook includes “The Mason,” “Just a Housewife,” “Flight,” and others. Complete Craig Carnelia Sheet music list in this expanded edition of the songbook. The song Flight was written by Craig Carnelia and was first released by Karen Akers in It was covered by Tom Butwin, Brian Lane Green, Greg Safel. Flight. Music and Lyric by. CRAIG CARNELlA. Delicately (~ = ) FIn 1\. 1. I. ‘” Ab. AJ,sus. Om. I. -. I. I. ~. I. I I. I mrp espres. I. ‘<,. r \0'1_.. I. I. _ _ _ _ _ _ .

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Song: Flight written by Craig Carnelia | SecondHandSongs

One of the things it taught me is that people reveal ccarnelia biggest truths in small ways He has been fligght the musical theatre scene since Working opened inand had two shows grace Broadway last year. Carnelia has one child, up-and-coming actress Daisy Carnelia, [2] and lives crag New Jersey with his wife, actress Lisa Brescia.

My Name Is Still Alice. Craig Carnelia born is an American musical theater composer and singerknown for his collaboration on the musicals Working and Sweet Smell of Success. After seeing Craiy Carnelia perform in a cabaret one night, Schwartz asked him to try writing a song based on Terkel’s interview with a retired man. For the musical Sweet Smell of Successhe teamed with composer Marvin Hamlisch[6] with whom he also composed songs for the Nora Ephron play Imaginary Friends.


His most powerful songs seem to effortlessly capture the essence of a soul’s existence, whether it be through a job like his songs for the Broadway musical Working or a simple defining action the breakup song “You Can Keep the TV”. His first theatrical role was as an actor: The Songs of Craig Carnelia.

Read the whole story ccraig Working in Chapter 10 of the book, available in print and ebook editions. Jenna Tessa Fox – Broadwayworld. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hamlisch and Carnelia were also represented on Broadway later in by Imaginary Friends, a play with song by Nora Ephron. Carnelia grew up in Floral Park, New York. Craig Carnelia – Praise “Craig Carnelia has a gift for writing lives.

Craig Carnelia

There are two critically-acclaimed compilation recordings of his songs: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Carnelia’s songs were heard with the work of other writers in the Stephen Schwartz conceptual revue Working Views Read Edit View history.

Craig has won a number of major songwriting awards, among them the Johnny Mercer Award as “Emerging American Songwriter” and the prestigious Kleban Award for distinguished lyric writing.

This page was last edited on 23 Julyat Complete Craig Carnelia Sheet music list in this expanded edition of the songbook: Schwartz comments on what he learned from Carnelia. Carnelia’s songs, was presented by Manhattan Theatre Club.


From there he wrote full scores, both lyrics and music, for the short-lived Broadway musical Is there life after high school? He was exposed to Broadway at the age of fourteen when he was inspired by the Richard Rodgers musical No Strings. While attending Hofstra University he won the role of The Boy in off-Broadway ‘s The Fantasticksand dropped out of school as a sophomore.

Retrieved from ” https: Later, Stephen Schwartz heard him singing his own songs in a cabaret in New York and invited him to join his team for Working.

He composed lyrics and music for Three Postcardswith a book by Craig Lucaswhich was staged off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons in and revived by Circle Rep in As carnelis keen study in character-appropriate material, it evoked creative discoveries for both Carnelia and Schwartz.

He played guitar, was in a folksinging group and taught himself to play the piano.

Also Off-Broadway, Notes, a collection of Mr.