▶ Song: The Way We Were (Instrumental) Rendition by The City of Prague Philharmonic — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch

Song: The Way We Were (Instrumental Version) — Rendition by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

From the Musical Score by Marvin Hamlisch

The lyrics of the song were written by Alan and Marilyn Bergman and it was sung by Barbra Streisand for the film The Way We Were.

This version is by the series Evergreen: Music From The Films Of Barbra Streisand ℗ 2012 BSX Records

LISTEN: THE WAY WE WERE (INSTRUMENTAL)

Flashback: 1974:

Flashback: 1974: Marvin Hamlisch at The Oscars. After receiving his first two Oscars (For The Sting and The Way We Were), Marvin had the pleasure and surprise of winning a 3rd Oscar for Best Original Song (The Way We Were, 1973 ) for the Film The Way We Were with Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. The Song composed by Marvin Hamlisch had lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman who also received an Oscar that night.

Alan and Marilyn Bergman with Marvin Hamlisch with Oscars. 1974

Alan and Marilyn Bergman with Marvin Hamlisch with Oscars. 1974

CHER: The nominations for Best Original Dramatic Score are:
John Williams for Cinderella Liberty

HENRY MANCINI: Georges Delerue for The Day of The Dolphin

CHER: Jerry Goldsmith for Papillon

HENRY MANCINI: John Cameron for Touch of Class

CHER: And Marvin Hamlisch for The Way We Were.

HENRY MANCINI: The envelope please.

CHER: What do you think?

HENRY MANCINI: Marvin Comeback!

CHER: Alright!

HENRY MANCINI: The Way We Were.

 

The film won Academy awards for:

Best Original Dramatic Score (Marvin Hamlisch)

Best Original Song for “The Way We Were (Music: Marvin Hamlisch. Lyrics: Alan and Marilyn Bergman

 

THE WAY WE WERE Streisand-Redford3

The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film, starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, and directed by Sydney Pollack. The screenplay by Arthur Laurents was based on his college days at Cornell University and his experiences with the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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