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Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
[Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins]

Cast Recordings


1957 Original Broadway Cast Recording

West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast Recording
Produced by Goddard Lieberson
Associate producer: Howard Scott
Engineers: Fred Plaut, Edward T. Graham
Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC
on September 29, 1957

For production information go to Original Broadway Production

  • LP, 1957 [stereo] [Columbia OS 2001]
  • LP, 1957 [mono] [Columbia OL 5230]
  • 45 RPM, 1957 [5 mono singles] [Columbia Masterworks A-5230]
  • LP, 19?? [stereo] [Philips (Europe) SBBL 504]
  • LP reissue, 1973 [Columbia Masterworks JS/S 32603]
    [liner notes by Mort Goode]
  • LP, 1973 [Embassy (UK) EMB 31027]
  • Cassette, 197? [Columbia ST 32603]
  • 8-track Cartridge, 197? [Columbia SA 32603]
  • Cassette reissue, 19?? [Columbia JST 32603]
  • Compact Disc, 19?? [Columbia CK 32603] [57:02 mins.]
  • Minidisc, 199? [Columbia CM 32604]
  • Compact Disc reissue, 1994 [Columbia CK 64419]

Selections: Prologue (3:50), "Jet Song" (2:06), "Something's Coming" (2:37), The Dance at the Gym (3:02), "Maria" (2:37), "Tonight" (3:53), "America" (4:32), "Cool" (3:58), "One Hand, One Heart" (3:02), "Tonight (Quintet)" (3:38), The Rumble (2:44), "I Feel Pretty" (2:46), "Somewhere (Ballet)" (7:33), "Gee, Officer Krupke" (4:02), "A Boy Like That" / "I Have a Love" (4:15), Finale (1:59)

West Side Story [OBC]

Remastered Version
Reissue produced by Didier C. Deutsch
Reissue engineered by Mark Wilder
Liner notes by Ken Mandelbaum and Martin Charnin

Includes Leonard Bernstein conducting "Symphonic Dances" [20:51 mins.]
with the New York Philharmonic
Produced by John McClure
Recorded at Manhattan Center on March 6, 1961

  • Compact Disc, 1998 [Sony Classical/Columbia/Legacy SK 60724] [78:06 mins.]
  • Triple Compact Disc, 2000 [Sony 60955] (as The Best of Broadway, Volume 1; includes the original cast recordings of Company and Cabaret)

West Side Story [OBC, remastered]

1961 Film Soundtrack Recording

West Side Story - Original Film Soundtrack Recording
Recorded Aug. 9-10, 1960 in Hollywood, California
Conducted by Johnny Green

For production information go to Film Version

  • LP, 1961 [stereo] [Columbia OS 2070]
    [synopsis and notes by Hollis Alpert]
  • LP, 1961 [mono] [Columbia OL 5670]
  • LP, 1961 [CBS (UK) 7006]
  • LP, 196? [CBS (France) SBP-153 012]
  • LP, 1970 [Supraphon (Czechoslovakia) 1 13 0804]
  • LP, 1977 [CBS/Sony (Japan) 25 AP 801]
  • Cassette, 197? [Columbia 16-12-0004]
  • 8-track Cartridge, 197? [Columbia 18-12-0004]
  • Cassette reissue, 19?? [Columbia JST 20004]

Selections: Overture (4:39), "Jet Song" (2:06), "Something's Coming" (2:32), "Dance at the Gym" (9:24), "Maria" (2:34), "America" (4:59), "Tonight" (5:43), "Gee, Officer Krupke" (4:14), "I Feel Pretty" (3:35), "One Hand, One Heart" (3:02), "Quintet" (3:22),"The Rumble" (2:39), "Somewhere" (2:02), "Cool" (4:21), "A Boy Like That / I Have a Love" (4:28), End Credits (5:05)

Remastered Version
Digitally remixed and remastered with extra tracks
Program notes by Roy Hemming in English with German, French and Italian translations

  • Compact Disc, 1992 [Sony Broadway SK 48211]
  • Cassette, 1992 [Sony Broadway ST 48211]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Backbiter (Europe) BB 61049]

Selections: Same as above, but adds "Prologue" (6:37), "Finale" (4:20)

1985 Leonard Bernstein Recording

Leonard Bernstein conducts West Side Story
Produced by John McClure
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Program notes by Leonard Bernstein and David Patrick Stearns, and synopsis in English with German, French, and Italian translations; and libretto with German and French translations

Cast: Kiri Te Kanawa (Maria); Jose Carreras (Tony); Tatiana Troyanos (Anita); Kurt Ollmann (Riff); Marilyn Horne (singing "Somewhere")

  • Double Compact Disc, 1985 [Deutsche Grammophon 415 253-2] [77:08 mins. + 21:38 mins. (symphonic suite of music from "On the Waterfront")]
  • Compact Disc (Highlights), 1986 [Deutsche Grammophon 415 963-2]
  • Maxi 12" Single (Excerpts), 1985 [Deutsche Grammophon 415 435-1] [16 mins., includes "America", "Maria", The Dance at the Gym: Blues Promenade / Mambo, and "I Feel Pretty"]

Grammy Award for Best Cast Show Album

Video Recording

Leonard Bernstein conducts West Side Story: The Making of the Recording
BBC Television in association with Unitel
Director: Christopher Swann
Producers: Humphrey Burton, Thomas P. Skinner

  • Videotape [VHS], 1985 [Deutsche Grammophon]
  • Laserdisc, 1988 [Deutsche Grammophon 072 206-1]
  • DVD, 2002 [Universal] [currently out-of-print]

1993 London Studio Recording

Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story [London Studio Cast]
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Conducted by Barry Wordsworth
Chorus Co-ordination: Jenny O'Grady
Recording producer: Mike Townend
Recording engineer: Gary Thomas
Recorded at Angel Studios, London. January 1993

Cast: Michael Ball (Tony), Barbara Bonney (Maria), La Verne Williams (Anita), Christopher Howard (Riff), Mary Carewe (Rosalita), Jenny O'Grady (Francisca), Lee Gibson (Consuela), Derek Chessor (Action), Lindsay Benson (Diesel), James Graeme (A-Rab), Andrew Busher (Baby John), and Michael Pearn (Bernardo) with Nick Curtis, Michael Dore, Paul Phoenix, Nigel Waugh, Marian Davies, Brenda-Jean Gilbert, Sharon Halliday and Anne Skates

  • Compact Disc (UK), 1993 [IMG (Pickwick Group Ltd.) 1801] (71:39)
  • Compact Disc (US), 2003 [Warner Classics 25646 04232-2]

Selections: Prologue (4:42), "Jet Song" (2:47), "Something's Coming" (2:29), The Dance at the Gym: Blues (2:03) / Promenade (0:20) / Mambo (2:19) / Cha-Cha (1:01) / Meeting Scene (1:29) / Jump (1:00), "Maria" (3:03), Balcony Scene ("Tonight") (5:55), "America" (5:01), "Cool" (5:01), "One Hand, One Heart" (4:49), "Tonight" (3:34), The Rumble (2:51), "I Feel Pretty" (3:05), Ballet Sequence: Scherzo (1:37) / "Somewhere" (2:35) / Procession & Adagio (2:13), "Gee, Officer Krupke" (3:59), "A Boy Like That" (2:29), "I Have a Love" (3:46), Taunting Scene (0:56), Finale (2:34)

1993 Leicester Cast Recording

West Side Story [Leicester (UK) Haymarket Theatre Cast]
National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by John Owen Edwards
Recorded Feb. 17, 18, 20, 1993 at Abbey Road Studios, London.

Cast: Paul Manuel (Tony); Tinuke Olafimihan (Maria); Caroline O'Connor (Anita); Nicholas Warnford (Riff); with Sally Burgess, Julie Paton, Elinor Stephenson

  • Double Compact Disc, 1993 [TER 1197] (100:25 mins.)

Selections: Overture, Prologue, "Jet Song", "Something's Coming", The Dance at the Gym (Blues, Promenade, Mambo, Cha Cha, Jump), "Maria", Balcony Scene ("Tonight"), "America", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", "Tonight (quintet)", The Rumble, Entr'acte ("I Feel Pretty"), "I Feel Pretty", Ballet Sequence (Intro to Ballet, Transition to Scherzo, Scherzo, "Somewhere", Procession and Nightmare, Andante), "Gee, Officer Krupke", "A Boy Like That", "I Have a Love", Taunting Scene, Finale

Bonus tracks (alternative motion picture versions). "Something's Coming", "America", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "Somewhere"

Highlights of the above recording

  • Compact Disc (UK), 1995 [Showstoppers M-2-0756] (43:08)
  • Compact Disc (US), 1995 [Madacy 756]
  • Compact Disc (UK), 2001 [Curtain Call 1]

Selections: "Jet Song" (3:14), "Something's Coming" (2:34), "Maria" (2:55), "America" (4:11), "Cool" (4:48), "One Hand, One Heart" (5:19), "Quintet (Tonight)" (3:35), "I Feel Pretty" (3:13), "Gee, Officer Krupke" (4:14), "A Boy Like That" (2:18), "I Have A Love" (3:38), "Somewhere" (2:54)

2009 Broaday Revival Cast Recording

The New Broadway Cast Recording
Produced by David Caddick and David Lai
Engineers: Todd Whitelock; Missy Webb; Isaiah Abolin; Tyler Van Dalen; Royce Jeffres; Roger Deller; Tim Mitchell; Todd Whitelock; Bryan Smith; Michael Vecchio
Music Direction/Supervision: Patrick Vaccariello

  • Compact Disc, June 2009 [Masterworks Broadway/Sony Classics 752391] (65:05 mins. / 72:25 mins. [bonus track release])

Selections: Prologue, "Jet Song", "Something's Coming", Dance at the Gym, "Maria", "Tonight", "America", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", "Tonight (Quintet)", The Rumble, "Me Siento Hermosa (I Feel Pretty)", "Somewhere", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "Un Hombre Asi (A Boy Like That)", Finale
Bonus Track Release includes "A Boy Like That / I Have a Love", and "Jump"

Other Cast Recordings
The Sound of West Side Story [Studio Cast]
The Ramin-Kostal Orchestra
Conducted by Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal
Vocals by The Honey Dreamers
  • EP (45 RPM), 1958 [RCA EPA-4184]

Selections: "Cool", "Cool Fugue", "Maria", "Mambo"

The London Stars of West Side Story [Original London Cast]
Conducted by Lawrence Leonard
Vocals by Marlys Watters and Don McKay

  • EP (45 RPM), 1959 [His Master's Voice 7EG 8429]

Selections: "Maria", "Tonight", "One Hand-One Heart", " I Feel Pretty"

West Side Story ["Original English Cast"]
Conducted by Lawrence Leonard
Cast: George Chakiris, Bruce Trent, Lucille Graham, Mary Thomas, and Joyce Berry

  • LP, 1959 [Forum SF 9045]
  • LP, 196? [J.J. Little & Ives ESS 1000] (as "Ed Sullivan Presents Songs and Music of West Side Story featuring Ira Wright and his Orchestra")
  • LP, 1962 [Design Records DLP-167] (as by "The Sound Stage Orchestra conducted by Dean Franconi")
  • LP, 1963 [Society SOC 923]
  • EP (10"), 1963 [Majestic BBH 816 (France)] (as by "The American Radio Symphony, Conducted by D. Dawson with soloists: C. Clark and L. Surrey")
  • LP, 1964 [Stereo Spectrum SDLP-167] (as by "The Sound Stage Orchestra conducted by Dean Franconi")
  • LP, 1966 [Saga EROS 8106]
  • LP, 19?? [Hurrah HS-1054] (as "conducted by Dean Franconi")
  • LP, 19?? [Rondolette 856]
  • LP, 19?? [Hi-Life Records HLS 53] (as by "George Benson and his Theatre Orchestra")
  • LP, 19?? [Allegro Records ALL 763] (as by "Russ Case and his Broadway Theatre Orchestra")
  • LP, 19?? [Tring International GRF113]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Tring GRF-112-CD]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Retro Music (Show Piece) SHO19242]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Riverboat Music DHM065] (as by "Robert Paul Productions")
  • Compact Disc, 1996 [Musical Collection / Bellevue Entertainment 8519-2] (as by "The Highlight Orchestra and Singers")
  • Compact Disc, 1997 [Quality Entertainment Division QED088] (as by "The Starlight Orchestra and Singers")
  • Compact Disc, 1999 [Intersound/Platinum Entertainment Inc. 2708] (as by "The 42nd Street Singers")
  • Compact Disc, ???? [The Collection OP0007] (as by "The London Theatre Orchestra and Singers")

Selections (varies according to release): America (Overture), "Something's Coming", "Maria", "Tonight", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", The Rumble, "I Feel Pretty", "Somewhere", "A Boy Like That", "I Have A Love", Finale

West Side Story ["Original London Cast"]

  • LP, 19?? [LaBrea Records L8003]

Selections: "Prologue and Jet Song", "I Feel Pretty", "America", "Tonight", "The Dance At The Gym", "Maria", "A Boy Like That", "Gee Officer Krupke", "One Hand, One Heart"

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Performed by soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Broadway Musical Society

  • LP, 195? [Guilde International du Disque M-2254] (36:48 mins)

Selections: Overture, "Something's Coming", "Maria", "Balcony Scene", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", The Rumble, "I Feel Pretty", "Scherzo / Somewhere", "A Boy Like That", Finale

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Conducted by Len Stevens
Cast: Andy Cole, Janet Waters, and Frances Youles

  • LP, 1960 [Ace of Clubs 1035, with The Most Happy Fella]

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Conducted by Bobby Richards
Cast: Adele Leigh and Peter Hudson

  • LP, 1962 [World Record Club T-177, with Guys and Dolls]

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Conducted by Hans Flynn
Cast: Ann Drummond, Peter Grant, Anita Sinclair, and John Wakeford

  • LP, 1964 [Presto 622, with Flower Drum Song]

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Conducted by Len Stevens
Cast: Cliff Adams Chorus and the London Theatre Company Orchestra

  • LP, 196? [Richmond S-30081, with Flower Drum Song]

Selections: "Tonight", "Something's Coming", "I Feel Pretty", "Maria", "One Hand, One Heart", "Tonight (Finale)"

West Side Story [Studio Cast]
Conducted by Johnny Gregory
Cast: Mary Thomas, Jamie Phillips and the Michael Sammes Singers

  • LP, 1965 [Wing/Mercury SRW-11007]
  • LP, 1965 [Fontana SFL-13019]

Selections: "Something's Coming", "Tonight (Balcony Scene)", "America", "Maria", "Cool", "I Feel Pretty", "Somewhere", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "A Boy Like That", "I Have a Love"

West Side Story [London Studio Cast, Version 1]
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Cast: David Holliday, Tony Adams, Diane Todd, Franklyn Fox, Vince Logan, Keith Galloway, Pat Gogh, and Peter Johnson

  • LP, 1966 [Music for Pleasure 1070]

West Side Story [London Studio Cast, Version 2]
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Cast: David Holliday, Mary Preston, Lorraine Smith, Jill Martin, Franklyn Fox, Vince Logan, Venitia Ernandes, Norman Furber, Lorraine Hart, Leo Karibian, and the Alyn Ainsworth Singers

  • LP, 1966 [Music for Pleasure 1256]
  • LP reissue, 1978 [Music for Pleasure 50363]

Selections: Overture, "Jet Song", "Something's Coming", "Maria", "America", "Tonight", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", "I Feel Pretty", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "A Boy Like That", and "I Have a Love"

West Side Story [Australian Cast]
Conducted by Dobbs Franks
Cast: Jeff Ashby, Rob Baxter, Rod Dunbar, Les Foxcroft, Philip Gould, Rosemary Harris, Nanci Irwin, Gerard Symonds, and John Tsakiris

  • LP, 1983 [K-Tel: NA-642]

Songs and Music from West Side Story [London Studio Cast]
Produced by Gordon Lorenz; Orchestra Conducted by Matthew Freeman
Recorded at CTS Studios, Wembley; all vocals by John Dulieu and Maria Kesselman

  • Compact Disc, 1996 [Carlton Sounds 30362 00322] (40:00 mins.)

Selections: "Somewhere (Opening)", "Jet Song", "Something's Coming", "Tonight", "Maria", "The Dance At The Gym (Jump)", "America", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", "I Feel Pretty", "Somewhere", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "A Boy Like That", "I Have A Love", "Somewhere/Jet Song (Finale)"


The West End Orchestra and Singers
A New Recording of the Most Memorable Songs from West Side Story [London Studio Cast]

  • Compact Disc, 1997 [Mastertone USA MUS 8127]

Selections: "Prologue", "Something's Coming", "Maria", "Tonight", "America", "Cool", "One Hand One Heart", "Rumble", "I Feel Pretty", "Boy Like That", "I Have A Love", and "Somewhere"


The Bloomsbury Set
West Side Story [Studio Cast]

  • Compact Disc, 1999 [ELAP Music/On Stage 50585182]

Selections: "Prologue" (3:44); "Jet Song" (2:06); "Something's Coming" (2:28); "Dance At The Gym" (3:25); "Maria" (2:34); "America" (5:00); "Tonight" (3:35); "Gee, Officer Krupke" (4:06); "I Feel Pretty" (2:45); "One Hand, One Heart" (1:58); "Quintet" (3:22); "The Rumble" (2:28); "Cool" (4:26); "A Boy Like That / I Have A Love" (4:28); and "Somewhere (Finale)" (2:02)

Foreign Language Cast Recordings

West Side Story [Swedish Cast]
Conducted by Mat Olsson
Cast: Towa Carson, Lars Lönndahl, and Jan Malmsjö

  • LP, 19?? [RCA CL-40118, with Stop the World, I Want to Get Off]

Selections: "Something's Coming". "Maria", "Tonight", "America", "One Hand, One Heart", "I Feel Pretty", and "Gee, Officer Krupke"

West Side Story [German Cast]
Conducted by Richard Müller-Lampertz
Cast: Monika Dahlberg and Peter Beil

  • LP, 19?? [Philips 838 903 SY, with Porgy and Bess]

West Side Story [Vienna Cast, sung in German]
Conducted by Lawrence Leonard
Cast: Julia Migenes, Britt Bern, Adolf Dallapozza, Helge Grau, Florian Liewehr, Monique Lobasà, Melitta Ogrise, Hedi Rychter, Nives Stambuk, Elisabeth Stelzer, Hely Swoboda, Carmine Terra, and Arline Woods

  • LP, 19?? [CBS 70040] (50:46 mins)

West Side Story [German Studio Cast]
The Unterhaltungsorchester conducted by Heinz Geese
Cast: Wolfgang Kieling, Peter Rubin, Wolfgang Anheisser, Ingeborg Hallstein, Heinz Hoppe, and the Gunter Kallmann Chorus
Produced by Max Colpet and Walter Brandin; arrangements by Paul Biste

  • LP, 1967 [Polydor 2428 107]
  • Compact Disc, 19?? [Spectrum 521 575-2, with selections from Mary Poppins]

Selections: "Prologue", "Jet Song", "Maria", "Ich Gefall' Mir" ["I Feel Preety"], "Promenade", "Hallo, Sergeant Krupke" ["Gee, Officer Krupke"], "Jump", "Als Ich Dich Sah" ["Tonight"], "Blues", "Mein Herz Schlagt Nur Fur Dich Allein" ["One Hand, One Heart"], "Boy, Boy, Ruhig Blut" ["Cool"], and "America"

West Side Story [Original Japanese Takarazuka Cast Recording]
Conducted by Kazuaki Hashimoto
Cast: Miyako Koshiro, Mari Yashiogi, Termi Fumizuki, Youko Natsumi, Junko Sasa, and Natsumi Saya
Premiered on the Takarazuka Grand Theatre Stage on August 1, 1968
Japanese Lyrics by Ken Kurahashi

  • LP, 1968 [Honda Music International 120, with selections from Oklahoma!]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [HMI Records HMI-120]

Selections: "Something's Coming", "Maria", "America", "Tonight", "I Feel Pretty", "Somewhere" (19:50 mins)

West Side Story [Original Tokyo Cast]
Cast: Takeshi Kaga (Tony), Akiko Kuno(Maria), Masachika Ichimura, Osami Iino, Kayoko Ishu, Haruyoshi Nishikubo, and Mari Tachikawa
First performance by this cast: September 24, 1977
Produced by Morihisa Shibuya
Japanese Translation by Ken Kurahashi
Japanese Lyrics by Tokiko Iwatani
Recorded at Media Studio, Tokyo in September and October, 1977

  • Double LP, 1977 [Express (Toshiba-EMI) ETP-60262-3]
  • Double Compact Disc, 1995 [HMI 116/7] (98:50)

Selections: Prologue, "Jet Song", "Something's Coming", The Dance At The Gym, "Maria", Balcony Scene/"Tonight", "America", "Cool", "One Hand, One Heart", Quintet/"Tonight", The Rumble, "I Feel Pretty", Ballet Sequence/"Somehwere", "Gee, Officer Krupke", "A Boy Like That"/"I Have A Love", Taunting, Finale

West Side Story - Versione Italiana [Italian Studio Cast]
Conducted by: Richard Parrinello
Italian translation by Michele Renzullo

  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Nuova Carisch CL 69] (64:11 mins)

West Side Story [Dutch Cast]
Conducted by Harry van Hoof
Cast: Adriaan Adriaansen, Perry Dossett, Addo Kruizinga, Tim Meeuws, Freek van Muiswinkel, Hilde Norga, Maaike Widdershoven, and Daan Wijnands
Produced by Joop Van Den Ende
Premiered in Holland on September 8, 1996

  • Compact Disc, 1996 [Endemol Entertainment ENCD 7102] (65:12 mins)

West Side Story [Swedish Cast]
Conducted by Jan Radesjö
Cast: Petra Nielsen, Karl Dyall, Maria Rydberg, Martin Stenmarck, Richard Herrey, Dan Malmer, and Per-Magnus Andersson

  • Compact Disc, 1997 [Gazell GAFCD 1017] (54:50 mins.)

Recordings of Songs
  • America
    • Marilyn Cooper, Chita Rivera and Ensemble
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
      Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Far... 2008
    • Andre Previn and His Pals [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1959
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Rita Moreno and Ensemble
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • The Nice
      Elegy 1971 [Mercury SRM-1-61324]
    • Chita Rivera and Pamela Myers
      Sondheim: A Musical Tribute 1973
    • Tatiana Troyanos and Ensemble
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • King Kurt
      [Picture disc] 1986 [Polydor KURTP1]
    • Caroline O'Connor and Ensemble
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Caroline O'Connor and Ensemble [film version]
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti
      The Three Tenors in Concert 1994 1994 [Atlantic 82614-2]
    • Harolyn Blackwell
      Sings Bernstein, A Simple Song 1996 [RCA 68321]
    • Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, and Sheila E.
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • I Salonisti (a salon music combo)
      Internationales SalonMusik Festival Interlaken 1994 1995 [Claves Cd 50-9514]
    • Anette Friberg, Michael Jansson and Ensemble [in Swedish as Amerika]
      Fran Broadway Till Duvelmala - Musikalhits Pa Svenska 1997 [Annie Records ARCD 9904]

  • Atom Bomb Baby (Mambo) [cut song; unfinished; music used in The Dance at the Gym]


  • Ballet Sequence [instrumental; includes Somewhere]
    • Orchestra
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Orchestra
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Orchestra of St. Luke's, conducted by Eric Stern
      Leonard Bernstein's New York 1996 [Nonesuch 79400-2]

  • A Boy Like That

  • Cool

  • The Dance at the Gym [instrumental]

  • End Credits [instrumental]

  • Entr'acte [instrumental]

  • Finale [instrumental]

  • Gee, Officer Krupke

  • I Feel Pretty
    • Carol Lawrence, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Carmen Gutierrez, and Elizabeth Taylor
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Andre Previn and His Pals [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1959
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Marni Nixon
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet [instrumental]
      Plays Music from West Side Story and Others 1962 [Columbia 40455]
    • Oscar Peterson Trio [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1962
    • Sarah Vaughan
      Sassy Swings the Tivoli 1963 [Polygram 832788]
    • Julie Andrews
      Broadway's Fair Julie 1966 [CBS 62018]
    • Julie Andrews
      A Little Bit of Broadway 1977 [Columbia 44375]
    • Kiri Te Kanawa
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Tinkuke Olafimihan
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Dawn Upshaw
      I Wish it So 1994
    • Terje Tonnesen:
      ATTACK! 1994 [Victoria VCD 19003]
    • The Doky Brothers with Deborah Brown
      Doky Brothers 1995 [Blue Note 36909]
    • Little Richard
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996

  • I Have a Love
    • Carol Lawrence and Chita Rivera
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Marni Nixon and Rita Moreno
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Marianne Faithfull
      Faithfull Forever 1966 [London 482]
    • Kiri Te Kanawa and Tatiana Troyanos
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Art Garfunkel
      Lefty 1988 [Columbia CK 40942]
    • Barbra Streisand and Johnny Mathis
      Back to Broadway 1993
    • Tinuke Olafimihan and Caroline O'Connor
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Marina Prior
      Somewhere 1994
    • Harolyn Blackwell
      Sings Bernstein, A Simple Song 1996 [RCA 68321]
    • Trisha Yearwood
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996

  • Jet Song

  • Like Everybody Else [cut song; aka Kids Ain't Like Everybody Else]
    • Judy Malloy, Richard Roland, and Sal Viviano
      Lost in Boston 1994 [Varèse Sarabande VSD-5475]

  • Maria
    • Larry Kert
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Andre Previn and His Pals [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1959
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Johnny Mathis
      Rhythms and Ballads of Broadway 1960 [Columbia C2S-803]
    • Bobby Scott
      Plays the Music of Leonard Bernstein 1960 [Verve MGVS-6065]
    • Jim Bryant
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • Larry Kert
      Sings Leonard Bernstein 196? [Seeco CELP 467]
    • George Chakiris
      George Chakiris 1962 [Capitol T1750]
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Plays Music from West Side Story and Others 1962 [Columbia 40455]
    • Oscar Peterson Trio [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1962
    • Andy Williams
      Moon River and Other Great Movie Themes 1962 [Columbia 8609]
    • Laurindo Almeida
      Viva Bossa Nova 1962 [Capitol T1759]
    • Perry Como
      By Request 1962 [RCA LSP-2567]
    • Robert Goulet
      Sincerely Yours 1963 [Columbia 8731]
    • P. J. Proby
      (single, reached #8 on the UK charts) 1965 [Liberty LIB 10218]
    • Johnny Mathis
      Faithfully 1966 [CBS 62067]
    • The Four Tops
      On Broadway 1966 [Motown MT-657]
    • The Gods featuring Ken Hensley
      The Gods featuring Ken Hensley 1970 [Import 1012]
    • Sergio Franchi
      This is Sergio Franchi 1976 [RCA 6875-2-R]
    • Placido Domingo
      Save Your Nights for Me 1985 [Columbia 39866]
    • Jose Carreras
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Lambert Wilson
      Musicals 1989 [EMI CDC 7 49792 2]
    • Colm Wilkinson with the London Symphony Orchestra
      Stage Heroes 1989 [RCA Victor 74321-25856-2]
    • Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti
      The Three Tenors In Concert 1990 1990 [London 430433-2]
    • Maynard Ferguson
      Buddy Rich / Maynard Ferguson: Two Big Bands Play Music from West Side Story 1991 [LRC CDC 9039]
    • Michael Crawford
      Songs from the Stage and Screen 1992 [Atlantic 82427]
    • Paul Manuel
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Peter Hofmann and Deborah Sasson
      Bernstein Greatest Hits 1994 [Sony Classical MLK 64058]
    • Terje Tonnesen:
      ATTACK! 1994 [Victoria VCD 19003]
    • Pascal Bertin, Andreas Scholl, and Dominique Visse
      Les 3 Countre-Tenors 1995 [Harmonia Mundi HMC 901552]
    • Michael McDonald, James Ingram, and David Pack
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • Jonathan Butler
      Dave Grusin Presents West Side Story 1997
    • Peter Cousens
      The No.1 Musicals Album - 20 Show Stopping Songs From The Stars Of Australian Musical Theatre 1997 [Polygram 539 736-2]
    • Mandy Patinkin (sung in Yiddish)
      Mamaloshen 1998 [Nonesuch 79459-2]
    • Sean McDermott
      My Broadway 1999 [JAY 1316]

  • Mix! [cut song]


  • My Greatest Day! [cut song]


  • Once in Your Life [cut song]


  • One Hand, One Heart
    • Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Jim Bryant and Marni Nixon
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Dionne Warwick
      On Stage and in the Movies 1967 [Scepter SRM 559]
    • Jerry Lanning
      Jerry Lanning Sings 1967 [MGM E4500]
    • Jose Carreras and Kiri Te Kanawa
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Tuck & Patti
      Dream 1991 [Windham Hill WD-013]
    • Neil Diamond
      Lovescape 1991 [Columbia 48610]
    • Barbra Streisand and Johnny Mathis
      Back to Broadway 1993
    • Paul Manuel and Tinuke Olafimihan
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Marina Prior
      Somewhere 1994
    • Broadway's Best
      Singin' in the Rain 1996 [Intersound 8312]
    • Tevin Campbell
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • Laurie Beechman
      No One is Alone 1996 [Varèse Sarabande VSD-5623]
    • Dawn Upshaw and Richard Muenz
      Leonard Bernstein's New York 1996 [Nonesuch 79400-2]
    • Rickie Lee Jones
      It's Like This 2000 [Artemis 499582]

  • Overture

  • Prologue [instrumental]

  • The Rumble [instrumental]

  • Something's Coming
    • Larry Kert
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Andre Previn and His Pals [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1959
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Jim Bryant
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Larry Kert
      Sings Leonard Bernstein 196? [Seeco CELP 467]
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • Oscar Peterson Trio [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1962
    • Larry Kert
      The Sondheim Songbook 1992
    • Maynard Ferguson with Chris Connor
      Two's Company 1961 [Roulette SR-52068]
    • Sammy Davis, Jr.
      What Kind Of Fool Am I 1962 [Reprise 6051]
    • J.J. Johnson
      Broadway Express [RCA Victor LPM 3544]
    • Shirley Bassey
      Twelve of Those Songs 1968 [Columbia SCX 6204]
    • Yes
      "Sweetness" [single, b-side] 1969 [Atlantic]
      Yesyears [compilation] 1991 [Atlantic 91644]
    • Shirley Bassey
      Live at the Talk of the Town 1970 [United Artists UAS 29095]
    • Todd Rundgren's Utopia
      Another Live 1975 [Bearsville 70867]
    • Barbara Streisand
      The Broadway Album 1985
    • Jose Carreras
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Judy Garland
      Judy Garland Live 1989 [Capitol CDP 792343 2]
    • Paul Manuel
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Paul Manuel [film version]
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Mandy Patinkin
      Experiment 1994
    • All 4 One
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • Betty Buckley
      An Evening at Carnegie Hall 1996
    • J. Mark McVey
      Broadway and Beyond 1997 [Marimack MPI 970601]
    • Michael Ball
      The Musicals 1998 [Polygram 533892]
    • Anne Kerry Ford
      Something Wonderful 1998
    • Sean McDermott
      My Broadway 1999 [JAY 1316]
    • Malcolm Gets
      Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim 2001

  • Somewhere
    • Larry Kert and Reri Grist
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Bobby Scott
      Plays the Music of Leonard Bernstein 1960 [Verve MGVS-6065]
    • Company
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • Larry Kert
      Sings Leonard Bernstein 196? [Seeco CELP 467]
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet
      Plays Music from West Side Story and Others 1962 [Columbia 40455]
    • Oscar Peterson Trio [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1962
    • P. J. Proby
      (single, reached #6 on the UK charts) 1964 [Liberty LIB 10182]
    • The Supremes
      At the Copa 1965 [Motown 5162]
    • Shirley Bassey
      Shirley Bassey Belts the Best 1965 [United Artists UAS 6419]
    • Shirley Bassey (live)
      In Person 1965 [United Artists UAS 6463]
    • Lena Horne
      Lena in Hollywood 1966 [United Artists UAL-3470]
    • Len Barry
      (single, reached #26 on the US charts) 1966 [Decca 31823]
    • The Temptations
      In a Mellow Mood 1967 [Gordy MOTD-5235]
    • John Davidson
      My Best To You 1967 [Columbia CS 9448]
    • Jack Jones
      If You Ever Leave Me 1968 [RCA Victor LSP 3969]
    • Aretha Franklin
      Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky) 1973 [Atlantic 7265]
    • Cannonball Adderley
      In a Good Groove 1977 [Pair 1229]
    • Tom Waits
      Blue Valentine 1978 [Asylum 162]
    • Barbara Streisand
      The Broadway Album 1985
    • Marilyn Horne
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Michael Crawford
      Songs from the Stage and Screen 1992 [Atlantic 82427]
    • Richard Hayman and His Symphony Orchestra
      Music for Lonely Lovers 1990 [Naxos Int. 990022]
    • Placido Domingo
      The Broadway I Love 1991 [Atlantic 82350]
    • Zamfir
      Love Songs 1991 [Phillips 510213]
    • Paul Manuel and Tinuke Olafimihan
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Paul Manuel and Tinuke Olafimihan [film version]
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Peter Hofmann and Deborah Sasson
      Bernstein Greatest Hits 1994 [Sony Classical MLK 64058]
    • Marina Prior
      Somewhere 1994
    • Turtle Creek Chorale & The Women's Chorus of Dallas
      Family 1995 [TCC 1070]
    • Mike Mainieri
      American Diary 1995 [NYC 6015]
    • Harolyn Blackwell
      Sings Bernstein, A Simple Song 1996 [RCA 68321]
    • Aretha Franklin
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • Phil Collins
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • Ian Shaw
      Ghostsongs 1996 [Jazz House 25]
    • Broadway's Best
      My Favorite Things 1996 [Intersound 8311]
    • Dawn Upshaw
      Leonard Bernstein's New York 1996 [Nonesuch 79400-2]
    • Pet Shop Boys
      Bilingual 1996 [Atlantic 82915]
    • King Richard's Fluegel Knights
      Knights on Broadway 19?? [MTA Records MTA 5008]
    • Jon Secada
      Dave Grusin Presents West Side Story 1997
    • Dionne Warwick
      Sings the Standards 1998 [Connoisseur 30255]
    • Barbara Cook
      All I Ask of You 1999 [DRG 91456]
    • The Bee Gees
      Brilliant from Birth 1999 [Festival 46066]
      [originally released in the 60's in Australia]
    • Anthony Warlow
      Centre Stage 1999 [Polygram International 847434]
    • Audra McDonald
      How Glory Goes 2000 [Nonesuch 79580]
    • James Campbell / Gene DiNovi / Dave Young
      Manhattan Echoes 2000 [Marquis 267]
    • Ben Black
      Remembered Face/Private Places 2001 [Origin 82387]

  • Taunting Scene [instrumental]

  • This Turf is Ours [cut song]


  • Tonight (Balcony Scene)
    • Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
      Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Far... 2008
    • Andre Previn and His Pals [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1959
    • Cal Tjader [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1960
    • Eddie Fisher
      Tonight 196? [Ramrod Records T-6002]
    • Larry Kert
      Sings Leonard Bernstein 196? [Seeco CELP 467]
    • Bobby Scott
      Plays the Music of Leonard Bernstein 1960 [Verve MGVS-6065]
    • Jim Bryant and Marni Nixon
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Stan Kenton Orchestra [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1961
    • George Chakiris
      George Chakiris 1962 [Capitol T1750]
    • Richard Behrke Trio [instrumental]
      Like West Side Story Studio 1962
    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet [instrumental]
      Plays Music from West Side Story and Others 1962 [Columbia 40455]
    • Oscar Peterson Trio [instrumental]
      West Side Story Studio 1962
    • Andy Williams
      Moon River and Other Great Movie Themes 1962 [Columbia 8609]
    • Enoch Light [instrumental]
      Great Themes from Hit Films 1962 [Command RS-835-SD]
    • Robert Goulet
      Sincerely Yours 1963 [Columbia 8731]
    • Ray Ellis
      Our Man on Broadway 1963 [RCA Victor LPM-2615]
    • Sergio Franchi
      Broadway - I Love You! 1963 [Dynagroove/RCA Victor LSC-2674]
    • Nancy Wilson
      Broadway My Way 1965 [Capitol T1828]
    • John Gary
      Sings Your All-Time Favorite Songs 1965 [RCA Victor LSP 3411]
    • The Roy Budd Trio
      Everything's Coming Up Roses 1976
    • Julia Migenes-Johnson
      In Love 1984 [RCA Red Seal RCD1-7034]
    • Jose Carreras and Kiri Te Kanawa
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Colm Wilkinson with the London Symphony Orchestra
      Stage Heroes 1989 [RCA Victor 74321-25856-2]
    • Thomas Allen and Valerie Masterson
      If I Loved You 1990 [TER CDVIR 8317]
    • Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti
      The Three Tenors In Concert 1990 1990 [London 430433-2]
    • Michael Crawford
      Songs from the Stage and Screen 1992 [Atlantic 82427]
    • Paul Manuel and Tinuke Olafimihan
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Peter Hofmann and Deborah Sasson
      Bernstein Greatest Hits 1994 [Sony Classical MLK 64058]
    • Marina Prior
      Somewhere 1994
    • Kenny Loggins and Wynonna
      The Songs of West Side Story 1996
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
      Showcase: The Musicals 1996 [Innovative 6700672]
    • Glory Crampton & Sal Viviano
      Shakespeare on Broadway 1996 [Varèse Sarabande VSD-5622]
    • Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin
      Leonard Bernstein's New York 1996 [Nonesuch 79400-2]
    • Gloria Estefan
      Dave Grusin Presents West Side Story 1997
    • Porno For Pyros
      MOM II: Music For Our Mother Earth [Surfdog/Interscope INTD-90129]
    • Michael Crawford
      In Concert 1998 [Atlantic 83131]
    • Malcolm Gets
      Barbara Cook Sings Mostly Sondheim 2001

  • Tonight Quintet
    • Chita Rivera, Larry Kert, Mickey Callin, Carol Lawrence, and Ensemble
      West Side Story Original Broadway Cast 1957
    • Rita Moreno, Jim Bryant, Marni Nixon and Ensemble
      West Side Story Film Soundtrack 1961
    • Tatiana Troyanos, Jose Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Kurt Ollmann and Ensemble
      West Side Story Bernstein Recording 1985
    • Caroline O'Connor, Paul Manuel, Tinuke Olafimihan, and Ensemble
      West Side Story Haymarket Cast 1993
    • Teri Bibb, Dave Willetts, and the Company
      A Gala Concert for Hal Prince 1996
    • Anette Friberg, Niklas Andersson, Therese Andersson and Ensemble [in Swedish as I Natt]
      Fran Broadway Till Duvelmala - Musikalhits Pa Svenska 1997 [Annie Records ARCD 9904]

  • Up to the Moon [cut song]


  • West Side Story Overture
    • Ferrante And Teicher (Duo Piano with Orchestra)
      [45 rpm single; Part 1 (3:15); Part 2 (3:14)] [United Artists UA 1557A/B]

  • West Side Story (Medley)
    • The Salsoul Orchestra (Disco Version)
      [45 rpm 12 inch single; includes: America, Maria, Somewhere, and Tonight 7:38] 1978 [Salsoul Records SG 2061]
    • Kenneth Tse (Saxophone) and Kari Miller (Piano)
      Music By Bernstein, Feld, Heiden, Muczynski, Benson, Morosco, Kaufmann 1998 [Crystal Records CD656]) 6:37


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