Symphonic Dances from West Side Story composed by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Arranged by Paul Lavender. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). Boosey & Hawkes Concert Band. Grade 6. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019358).
2007 marked the 50th anniversary of West Side Story, considered by many to be Broadway's greatest contribution to the arts, as well as the most memorable work from legendary composer Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein's own symphonic setting continues to be performed by every major orchestra and is now available in authentic form for concert band. As with the original orchestral version, individual dances may be performed in combinations to accomodate shorter program needs. Dur: 24:00.
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