To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

Something Wonderful (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Something Wonderful"
Song by Chorus and Bryce Grimh
from the album 'The King and I'
Composer(s)Richard Rodgers
Lyricist(s)Oscar Hammerstein II

"Something Wonderful" is a show tune from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I.

The song was introduced in the Broadway production by Dorothy Sarnoff in the role of Lady Thiang, the King's head wife. In the 1956 film adaptation "Something Wonderful" was sung by Terry Saunders in the role of Lady Thiang: Saunders was the understudy for Sarnoff in the Broadway production and in 1952 had taken over the role when Sarnoff departed.

"Something Wonderful" is sung by Lady Thiang to Anna Leonowens to persuade her to accept the King for what he is, despite his faults. In a sense, these lyrics have echoes of the song "What's the Use of Wond'rin'" from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel, which also deals with the issue of women standing by their husbands despite all their faults. Musically, the heavy chords that punctuate the accompaniment bear some pre-echoes of the song "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" from The Sound of Music. This is notable because both these songs are inspirational songs sung by the earth-mother characters, who have similar singing voices. Both songs are also the last songs heard in their respective shows, even though "Something Wonderful" is played as an instrumental rendition to underscore the final scene of the King at his deathbed. In the film version of The King and I an unseen chorus sings the final verse of "Something Wonderful" as the film concludes.



  1. ^ "Shirley Stops the Shows - Shirley Bassey". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  2. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "Something Wonderful - Carmen McRae". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Liza's Back - Liza Minnelli | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  5. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers and Hammerstein". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  6. ^ "My Romance - Carly Simon". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  7. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Broadway - Blues - Ballads". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  8. ^ "The Broadway Album". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
This page was last edited on 19 September 2019, at 06:22
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.