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9 thoughts on “ Tonight - Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert, Chita Rivera, Art Smith - West Side Story (Cassette, Album)

  1. Jan 27,  · I wrote about the new audiophile label Analog Spark a few months ago, on its vinyl reissue of Dave Brubeck's oft-overlooked Jazz Goes to College. Now its proprietor, Mark Piro, has come out with a few Broadway musical soundtracks, the best of which is West Side Story, with its score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a young Stephen Sondheim.
  2. In this song, as in their duets "Tonight" and "One Hand, One Heart," Tony and Maria are not just idealistic, but idealized, and Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence embody them well. On the other hand, Sondheim fills the language of their friends with a rough slang that sometimes alludes to common obscenity (e.g., "when the spit hits the fan") and Price: $
  3. West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid s, an ethnic, blue-collar neighborhood (in the early s, much of the neighborhood was cleared in .
  4. May 14,  · Carol Lawrence in the state production of West Side Story (Credit: Fred Fehl). Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story notes regarding auditions and casting, May, (Credit: Library of Congress, Music Division, Courtesy: The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc.).
  5. West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast, Act I: Prologue (Orchestra, The Jets, The Sharks) By Leonard Bernstein 3 Maria By Leonard Bernstein - The Jets, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, The Sharks, Al De Sio, Arch Johnson, Art Smith, Carmen Gutierrez, Carole D'Andrea, Chita Rivera, David Winters, Eddie Roll, Elizabeth Taylor, Erne.
  6. In , while dancing in the chorus in the Sammy Davis, Jr. show Mr. Wonderful, Kert was recommended by his fellow dancer and friend Chita Rivera, who eventually won the role of Anita in West Side Story, to audition as a dancer for Gangway during the earliest Broadway pre-production of the Arthur Laurents-Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical later titled West Side Story.
  7. West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid s, a multiracial, blue-collar neighborhood. The musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and .
  8. OCLC Number: Notes: Columbia stereo cassette. Cast: Cast: Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert, Chita Rivera, Art Smith. Mickey Calin, Ken Le Roy, Lee Becker, David.
  9. Classical composer Leonard Bernstein and newcomer Stephen Sondheim's spellbinding score combined exquisite ballads such as "Maria" and "Tonight" with streetwise numbers such as "Gee, Officer Krupke" and the exhilarating "America." Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert and Chita Rivera led the superb young cast, and the album stayed for weeks in the US.

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