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Somewhere from "West Side Story"

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Composer Name

Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim (arranged by Jay Bocook)


General Info

Year: 1957 / 1991
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Cost: Score & Parts - $50.00    |   Score Only - $5.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Piccolo
Flute
Oboe
Bassoon
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contra Alto Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Cymbal (crash and suspended)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum
  • Triangle
  • Tubular Bells


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

From one of the most enduring musicals of all time, here is the memorable and emotional ballad from West Side Story, skillfully adapted for concert band by Jay Bocook.

-Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links

Sample download; ensemble and conductor unknown


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Amador County Concert Band (Pine Grove, Calif.) (Steve Chambers, conductor) – 6 October 2019
  • Austin (Tx.) Symphonic Band (Richard Floyd, conductor) – 18 November 2018
  • University of Nebraska (Lincoln) Symphonic Band (Anthony Falcone, conductor) – 9 October 2018
  • Marion (Mass.) Concert Band (Tobias Monte, conductor) - 24 August 2018
  • Western Reserve Community Band (Hudson, Ohio) (Ralph Meyer, conductor) - 19 August 2018


Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Cool (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Murtha) (1957/2018)
  • West Side Story (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Sweeney) (1957/2015)


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Bernstein, L.; Sodheim, S.; Bocook, J. (1991). Somewhere: From West Side Story [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.