Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (1960)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1960
    • Duration : 23 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Dedication : à Sid Ramin, amicalement
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, Eb clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, harp, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 13 February 1961
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York, Carnegie Hall


    Performers :

    le New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Lukas Foss.

Observations

Œuvre orchestrée avec l'aide de Sid Ramin et Irwin Kostal.

Table of contents

PrologueSomewhereScherzo MamboCha-Cha Meeting SceneCool FugueRumbleFinale.