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Bernstein, Leonard: West Side Story (1957) 89'


musical based on a conception of Jerome Robbins

Music Text  
Book by Arthur Laurents, Lyrics Stephen Sondheim

Scoring
Reed I(=picc,fl,asax,cl).Reed II(=Ebcl,cl).Reed III(=bcl,tsax,cl,ob, corA).Reed IV(=cl,fl.picc,bsax).Reed V(bn)-2.3.2.0-perc:timp/drum set /xyl/vib/steel pipe/bells/bongos/assorted Latin rhythm-gtr-pft-bass- strings
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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
9/26/1957
Winter Garden Theatre, New York, NY
Jerome Robbins, director and choreographer / Max Goberman


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