West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls)

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Relationships

composer: Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor)
lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
publisher: Jalni Publications Inc.
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!)
Wikidata: Q4742729 [info]
later translated versions: America
America (West Side Story, Japanese version)
Amerika je Amerika
part of: West Side Story
referred to in medleys: West Side Story Suite
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1957-09-29 America Chita Rivera, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Shark Girls 4:35
1957-10-10 Finale Medley, Part 1: America / Cool / Jet Song / Something’s Coming cover and instrumental Manny Albam & His Jazz Greats 2:21
1957 West Side Story: America Chita Rivera, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Carmen Gutierrez, Elizabeth Taylor, Lynn Ross, Liane Plane 4:33
1959-08-24 – 1959-08-25 America instrumental André Previn and His Pals Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell 4:51
1961-03-16 America instrumental Stan Kenton 4:41
1962 West Side Story medley London Festival Orchestra, London Festival Chorus, Stanley Black 10:06
1984-09-07 West Side Story: No. 7: America Tatiana Troyanos, Louise Edeiken 4:49
1988-11 Songs from West Side Story: America instrumental Katia & Marielle Labèque 2:18
1989-02-12 – 1989-02-28 West Side Story: America Debbie Gravitte, Nancy Hess, Renée Stork, Elaine Wright, Barbara Yeager, Charlotte d'Amboise, Paul Gemignani 4:16
1990-09 America instrumental Dave Liebman | Gil Goldstein 5:46
1993 America (West Side Story, 1993 London studio cast) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 5:00
1993 America (alternative motion picture version) Nick Ferranti, Caroline O'Connor, National Symphony Orchestra, John Owen Edwards 4:13
1996 America cover and instrumental Canadian Brass 3:17
2002-01 America instrumental Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker 2:16
2009-04-06 America (West Side Story, 2009 Broadway revival cast) Karen Olivo, Jennifer Sanchez, Shark Girls 4:43
2013-06-27 – 2013-07-02 West Side Story: Act I. America live Jessica Vosk, Juliana Hansen, Cassie Simone, Louise Marie Cornillez, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas 5:20
A-Me-Ri-Ca cover and live Trini Lopez 4:01
America cover Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle & Sheila E. 6:14
America (West Side Story, 2007 studio cast) Melanie Marshall, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 4:52
America cover and instrumental The Nice 10:18
America (stereo) cover Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 2:45
America Caroline O'Connor, Julie Paton, National Symphony Orchestra, John Owen Edwards 4:34
America (mono) cover Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 2:45
America (West Side Story, 1961 film cast) Rita Moreno, Suzie Kaye, George Chakiris, Yvonne Othon, and the Sharks 5:03
America Charlotte D'Amboise 4:18
America instrumental Leonard Bernstein 2:12
America (stereo mix) cover Gérard Poncet and His Orchestra ?:??
America cover Gérard Poncet and His Orchestra ?:??
America [theatre] 6:06
America cover and instrumental The Nice 6:07
America instrumental Leonard Bernstein 4:21
America instrumental London Festival Orchestra 6:06
America Leonard Bernstein 6:05
America partial Leonard Bernstein 0:35
America instrumental London Promenade Orchestra 2:39
America instrumental Joerg Kaufmann feat. Bobby Shew 5:58
America instrumental Bill Charlap Trio 3:53
America Jennifer Hepburn & Nick Ferranti 4:09
América cover Turma Legal 3:04
America (from "West Side Story") instrumental Tony Anderson Sound Orchestra 6:11
America (Overture) instrumental and medley Lawrence Leonard 4:45
America (West Side Story) instrumental Royal Promenade Orchestra, Alfred Gehardt 6:07
América (West Side Story) instrumental Salzburgo Orchestra 2:28
America [From "West Side Story] Orchestra 4:59
America from West Side Story instrumental The London Cello Sound, Geoffrey Simon 3:09
Bernstein on Broadway medley John Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra 8:00
Mi America Narvalo 2:46
West Side Story - America cover and instrumental 4 Saxess 3:26
West Side Story Medley (live) live and medley Sammy Davis Jr. 4:48
West Side Story Medley: Maria / Tonight / America cover, instrumental and medley Richard Clayderman ?:??
West Side Story Suite - America Philip Jones Brass Ensemble 2:46
West Side Story: America partial Louise Edeiken, Tatiana Troyanos, Leonard Bernstein 2:29
West Side Story: America Crouch End Festival Chorus, Helen Hobson, City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Bateman 4:59
West Side Story: America Bill Murray & Jan Vogler 2:32
West Side Story: America instrumental The Amsterdam Saxophone Quartet, Jaap van Zweden 2:24
West Side Story: America instrumental Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, Richard Dufallo 2:47
West Side Story: America Symphonic Rock Orchestra, Simon Gale 6:09
West Side Story: America Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Schermerhorn 4:57
West Side Story: America (extract) partial Leonard Bernstein 1:18
West Side Story: Scherzo / America London Symphony Brass, Eric Crees 4:36
ウエスト・サイド物語: メドレー medley John Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra 9:14