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West Side Story: Medley

From Wind Repertory Project
Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (arr. Jay Bocook)


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General Info

Year: 1957 / 1991
Duration: c. 5:50
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Instrumentation

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

  • Snare Drum
  • Bass Drum
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Mark Tree
  • Claves
  • Maracas
  • Triangle
  • Hi-Hat
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Bernstein's timeless music from West Side Story is woven together in this exceptional medley of songs from his best-known musical. This is music audiences love to hear, and has become so much a part of the American musical experience. Songs included are Maria; Tonight; One Hand, One Heart; Cool; and Somewhere.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

  • West Virginia: III


Performances

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  • Loomis Chaffee School (Windsor, Conn.) Wind Ensemble (David Winer, conductor) – 9 December 2018
  • Youngstown (Ohio) State University Concert Band (Brandt Payne, conductor) – 29 November 2018
  • Trine University (Angola, Ind.) Wind Ensemble (Mark Kays, conductor) - 29 April 2018
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City) University Band (Joseph Cernuto, conductor) – 30 April 2018
  • E. J. King Middle School/High School Concert Band – March 2014 (Nagasaki, Japan)


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Bernstein, L.; Sondheim, S.; Bocook, J. [1990?] West Side Story : A Medley including Maria, Tonight, One Hand, One Heart, Cool, Somewhere [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.