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Sondheim, Stephen

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Most widely held works by Stephen Sondheim
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

165 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 6,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
West Side story : original Broadway cast recording by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

266 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the soundtrack of the film version of "West Side Story," a tale of a young couple caught in the crossfire of rival gangs
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to London after his wrongful imprisonment, a barber seeking revenge provides a local baker with fresh meat for her meat pies
Into the Woods( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel, all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them
Gypsy : the new Broadway cast recording by Jule Styne( Recording )

45 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernadette Peters is a surprising gem in the main role as Mama Rose, Tammy Blanchard convincingly blooms into the famous Gypsy Rose Lee, and the rest of the cast and crew shine on their own merit in this revival of a Broadway classic
Into the woods by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interwoven with such classics as Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Ridinghood, is the story of the baker and his wife, whose longing for a child is thwarted by a mischievous witch who lives next door
Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London seeking revenge for the loss of his wife and daughter by killing customers and dropping to the shop downstairs to be made into meat pies by Mrs. Lovett. Includes sketches and photographs from several productions
West Side story : a musical by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

42 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feud between two New York teenage gangs abruptly ends the brief happiness shared by Maria, a Puerto Rican girl, and Tony, a member of the Jets. In his attempt to defend a fellow Jet, Tony kills Maria's brother and shortly thereafter is killed by Maria's rejected fiancé
Sunday in the park with George : a musical by James Lapine( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the complete book and lyrics as well as a 50-page introduction detailing the making of the musical plus an interview with Sondheim
A little night music by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

46 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto of a musical
A little night music : original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Zeta-Jones makes her long-awaited Broadway debut in an intimate version of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. Joining her in this production is stage and screen icon Angela Lansbury
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist
Sunday in the park with George by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat
Company; a musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Company is a funny, sophisticated exploration of love and commitment as seen through the eyes of a charming perpetual bachelor questioning his single state and his enthusiastically married, slightly envious friends."
Into the woods by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical comes to the big screen accompanied by a soundtrack that features performances from Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, and Johnny Depp
Pacific overtures by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kennedy Center presents the Harold Prince production, in association with Ruth Mitchell "Pacific Overtures," starring Mako, with Soon-Teck Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono, Isao Sato, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, additional material by Hugh Wheeler, scenic production designed by Boris Aronson, costumes designed by Florence Klotz, lighting designed by Tharon Musser, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, music direction by Paul Gemignani, dance music by Daniel Troob, Kabuki consultant Haruki Fujimoto, masks & dolls by E.J. Taylor, choreography by Patricia Birch, production directed by Harold Prince
Company : original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bachelor observes the the pros and cons of marriage
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mama Rose lives to see her younger daughter, June, succeed on Broadway by way of vaudeville. But, June runs away and gets married. Rose then turns her hope and attention to her elder, less obviously talented, daughter Louise. However, having her headlining as a stripper at Minsky's Burlesque is not what she initially has in mind. Louise changes her name to Gypsy Rose Lee. She has a volatile relationship with her overly ambitious mother
Sondheim on music : minor details and major decisions by Mark Eden Horowitz( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over a three-day period in 1997, Mark Eden Horowitz sat down with Stephen Sondheim in his Turtle Bay home and explored Sondheim's creative process. Beginning with a discussion of his latest work, Passion, and working back in time to Pacific Overtures, this collection of interviews details Sondheim's meticulous work as a composer. Among the topics discussed are Sondheim's approaches to dramatizing with music and lyrics; the creation and use of motifs and thematic material; the use of harmony, melody, and rhythm to reflect character; the structuring of a score; the use of pastiche; and the practical aspects of collaboration. The conversations also include amusing anecdotes about his shows, Sondheim's musings on art and musical theater, reflections on the evolution of theater music, and thoughts on the influences of those who came before him." "In addition, the book includes Sondheim's list of "Songs I Wish I'd Written (At Least in Part)," his reasons behind some of those choices, and messages he received from composers and lyricists whose songs were included on the list. The work is complemented by a comprehensive listing of all of Sondheim's musical works - the most complete discography of Sondheim recordings to date - and publishing information for all his songs and scores, including vocal ranges."--Jacket
Lord Grade, Martin Starger, Robert Fryer, and Harold Prince present Merrily we roll along : a new musical by Stephen Sondheim( )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sondheim

Sondheim, Stepen

Sondheim, Stephen 1930-

Sondheim, Stephen Joshua.

Sondheim, Stephen (Joshua), 1930-

Sondhein, Stephen

Stephanus Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim Amerikaans componist

Stephen Sondheim amerikai zeneszerző, dalszövegíró, 1930-

Stephen Sondheim Amerikan besteci ve söz yazarı

Stephen Sondheim compositeur et librettiste

Stephen Sondheim compositore e commediografo statunitense

Stephen Sondheim US-amerikanischer Musicalkomponist und -texter

Steven Sondheim

Stīvens Sondheims

Στίβεν Σόντχαϊμ Αμερικανός συνθέτης και στιχουργός

Сондхайм, Стивен

Стивен Сондхајм

Ռյոնի Զոնդհայմ

סטיבן סונדהיים

استفان سوندهایم

ستيفن سونديم

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スティーヴン・サンドハイム

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Sweeney Todd  : the demon barber of Fleet streetInto the woodsSweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thrillerWest Side story : a musicalSunday in the park with George : a musicalA little night musicCompany; a musical comedyPacific overtures