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Composer of the Week: Bernstein

on BBC Radio 3

Humphrey Burton concludes his week on Broadway with Bernstein's most popular work - West Side Story
(1957), choreographed by Jerome Robbins , with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim after the book by Arthur Laurents. Sondheim called the team
"a unique concatenation of people". With contributions from orchestrator
Sid Ramin , a friend of Bernstein since childhood, and Ruth Mitchell , the show's original assistant stage manager.
Repeated next Friday 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Burton
Unknown:
Jerome Robbins
Unknown:
Stephen Sondheim
Book By:
Arthur Laurents.
Unknown:
Sid Ramin
Unknown:
Ruth Mitchell

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