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A Guide to Leonard Bernstein's Candide
Michael H. Hutchins is the site developer - though Sondheim wrote lyrics only for a few new numbers in revivals that didn't use the original Hellemann book, or adjusted a few lyrics to make songs fit in new places in a revised narrative, Hutchins has done a fantastically detailed look at all the stages the musical composition, production and recordings have gone through.
post-WWII  composers  Voltaire  musical_theater  website  reviews  links  theater  music_history  audio 
april 2016 by dunnettreader
Candide / Selected Writings | Sobdheim Guide
Collection of articles on Bernstein or Candide generally including a Teachout in n Commentary piece, occasioned by 2 biographies, on Bernstein's multi-dimensional career, how hits against him are being revised as musical tastes change, and his messy personal life.
post-WWII  high_culture  cultural_history  musical_theater  music_history  20thC  composers 
april 2016 by dunnettreader

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