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Leonard Bernstein
Overture to "Candide"

Bernstein and Musical Theater

When he was growing up, Leonard Bernstein loved to put on operas and other musical shows with his friends. That interest in musical theater continued all through his life, and produced such great Broadway musicals as "On The Town," "Wonderful Town," and "West Side Story."

Track list:
Bernstein: On the Town : Overture
Bernstein: On the Town: Carried Away
Bernstein: Wonderful Town: Ohio
Bernstein: West Side Story: Dance at the Gym
Bernstein: West Side Story: Maria
Bernstein: West Side Story: America
Bernstein: Mass
Bernstein: Candide: Overture
Bernstein: Candide: Glitter and Be Gay

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What do you call the person who creates the steps for a dance?






2.In On the Town, where do three sailors spend the day?

Washington DC

New York, New York

Miami, Florida

Los Angeles, California

London, England

3. Which of Bernsteinís musicals is based on the story of Romeo and Juliet?

On the Town

Fancy Free

West Side Story


Wonderful Town

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