Chapter 47

Which of the following musicals was NOT a collaboration by Rodgers and Hammerstein? The

Phantom of the Opera
Which of the following was NOT composed by Leonard Bernstein? On the Town

West Side Story is a modern-day musical retelling of Shakespeare’s: Romeo and Juliet.

Bernstein’s West Side Story updates the fight of the Capulets and the Montagues to a feud in between: The Jets and the Sharks

Which of the following is NOT true of Bernstein’s West Side Story? It has a happy ending.

What are the ethnic origins of the mambo?
Afro-Cuban

American musical comedy developed out of the European comic opera or operetta
tradition.
True

Leonard Bernstein was the first American-born musician to be appointed conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
True

Leonard Bernstein composed both popular and art music.
True

Bernstein’s West Side Story deals with rival youth gangs in Los Angeles.
False

Bernstein’s West Side Story draws on Afro-Cuban dance rhythms.
True

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