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Leonard Bernstein and Westside Story

Alternative title
Juliet Appears Above, At a Window
Synopsis
As a two-year global celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s work commences, Neva Grant interviews two experts on the great composer to explore his legacy and the creation of the adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, "West Side Story". The experts guests are Mark Horowitz, archivist for the Leonard Bernstein Collection at the Library of Congress, and Nigel Simeone, the producer of two books on Bernstein including "Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story".
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English (United States)
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2017
Notes
Episode 80 in "Shakespeare Unlimited" - a series of podcasts about Shakespeare in the world.
Subjects
Social sciences; Shakespeare
Keywords
Bernstein, Leonard; jazz; music - contemporary; African-Americans; gang culture; Adaptation

Online availability

URI
https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/west-side-story-leonard-bernstein
Delivery
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA
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