The original soundtrack to the film Yentl was released on November 8, 1983. It was produced by Barbra Streisand and Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and arranged and conducted by Michel Legrand. The music is by Legrand and the lyrics by the Bergmans. The album peaked at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 LP chart was gold and platinum status on January 9, 1984 by the RIAA for shipping 500,000 and 1,000,000 copies respectively. According to the liner notes of Barbra's retrospective box set: Just for the Record, the album also received a record certification in France, the Netherlands and Israel. Barbra told to "Digital Audio & Compact Disc Review" magazine, that the album sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide.