Sondheim On Sondheim Symphonic Version

Sondheim On Sondheim Symphonic Version
An intimate look at the Father of the Modern Musical with arrangements and revisions made for symphonies and orchestras.

Hailed as a "revelatory revue full of wonderful moments" and a "funny, affectionate and revealing tribute to musical theater's greatest living composer and lyricist," Sondheim on Sondheim Symphonic Version is an intimate portrait of the famed songwriter in his own words... and music. Revised and re-arranged to suit the needs of orchestras and symphonies, audiences get an inside look at the personal life and artistic process of famed composer, Stephen Sondheim through specially-created video interstitials.

His story. His inspiration. His genius. The tapestry of creativity that characterizes Stephen Sondheim remained largely undiscussed, especially by the man himself, until the creation of Sondheim on Sondheim. Ranging from the beloved to the obscure, the carefully selected two-dozen songs hang from a framework of in-depth video interviews, delving into Sondheim's personal life and artistic process.

Far from the typical song cycle, Sondheim on Sondheim Symphonic Version has massive theatrical potency, as well as inarguable staying power. 

Included in the rehearsal set for Sondheim on Sondheim is the video content required for the show. This video content is supplied on an external hard drive that includes a single-channel video playback system and all 100 required video segments. The rehearsal set also includes a video playback instruction guide and cue sheet. Please note the video playback system can ONLY be used on Macs. There is no Windows compatibility.

Concert Selections for Sondheim on Sondheim

MTI is pleased to provide the pre-approved rental materials of select songs for your symphonic concert performance. Please note, MTI is unable to grant the necessary Performance Rights with this material rental. The Performance Rights needed must be obtained separately through the individual song’s respective small rights agency such as ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC. Please email with any questions.

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    Music by
    Leonard Bernstein
    Lyrics by
    Stephen Sondheim
    Orchestrated by
    Michael Starobin
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    Arrangement Details
    Song Type: Show Extraction
    Arranged for
    4 Voices (Typically 2 Male and 2 Female)
    Starting Key
    Estimated duration
    2 min 40 sec

    (1x) FULL SCORE; (5x) PIANO/VOCAL SCORE; (1x) FLUTE 1; (2x) FLUTE 2 (+Piccolo); (1x) FLUTE 3 (Alto Saxophone ONLY); (1x) OBOE 1; (2x) OBOE 2 (+English Horn); (1x) CLARINET 1; (1x) CLARINET 2; (1x) CLARINET 3 (Tenor Saxophone ONLY); (1x) BASSOON; (1x) HORN 1; (1x) HORN 2; (1x) HORN 3; (1x) HORN 4; (1x) TRUMPET 1; (1x) TRUMPET 2; (1x) TRUMPET 3; (1x) TROMBONE 1; (1x) TROMBONE 2; (1x) TROMBONE 3; (1x) TUBA; (1x) PIANO; (1x) HARP; (1x) GUITAR (Electric); (1x) RHYTHM BASS (Acoustic); (1x) DRUMS; (3x) PERCUSSION: Vibraphone, Small Triangle, Finger Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal, Timpani; (9x) VIOLIN 1; (8x) VIOLIN 2; (7x) VIOLA; (6x) CELLO; (5x) CONTRABASS


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