Bernstein and Musical Theatre

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Leonard Bernstein was as comfortable composing for the Broadway stage as he was for the concert hall. Find out more about the music that Bernstein wrote for the theatre this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the Program (All composed by Bernstein):

On the Town: Overture

On the Town: "Carried Away"

Wonderful Town: "Ohio"

West Side Story: "Dance at the Gym"

West Side Story: "Maria"

West Side Story: "America"


Candide: Overture

Candide: "Glitter and Be Gay"