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Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront

By Leonard Bernstein

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Concert Band (Score) - Grade 5
Composed by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Arranged by Jay Bocook. Boosey & Hawkes Concert Band. Classical. 56 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051662968. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48020750).

Item Number: HL.48020750

10.5x14 inches. Leonard Bernstein/trans. Jay Bocook.

The acclaimed 1954 film On the Waterfront starred Marlon Brando and garnered multiple Academy Awards, as well as a nomination for Bernstein's poignant and evocative music (his only film score). Using music from the film, Bernstein created this 20-minute suite which consists of six continuously flowing movements. Juxtaposing moments of tenderness with elements of cold savagery as depicted in the film, this is a monumental and distinctive addition to the symphonic wind ensemble repertoire. (Grade 5) Duration: c. 20:00.

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