Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim

Opened: September 26, 1957, Winter Garden Theatre, NYC
Performances: 732 performances (with an additional 249 performances when the show reopened on April 27, 1960)

Note: Only numbers not found on the original Broadway cast album, the expanded soundtrack, and the 1985 studio cast album conducted by Leonard Bernstein are noted below.

Entr'acte ("I Feel Pretty"):

1. West Side Story, CD/TER CDTER2 1197 (National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Owen Edwards)

Like Everybody Else (aka "Kids Ain't") (cut; later used in BY BERNSTEIN):

1. Lost In Boston, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5475 (Judy Malloy, Richard Roland, and Sal Viviano with musical direction by James Stenborg)

Mix! (cut; music reused in the "Lamah rag'shu goyim" (Psalm 2) section of the slow movement of CHICHESTER PALMS):

1. Chichester Psalms, CBS MS 6792 (Camerata Singers directed by Abraham Kaplan with John Bogart, alto, and the New York Philharmonic conducted by Leonard Bernstein) [reissued on Kaddish Symphony/Chichester Psalms, Sony SMK 60595]
2. Requiem/Chichester Psalms, MCA Classics MCA-6199 (London Symphony Chorus with Aled Jones, treble, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Richard Hickox) [reissued as CD/Griffin 4044]
3. Chichester Psalms, Deutsche Grammophon 2530968 (Wiener Jeunesse Chor directed by Günterh Teuring with boy alto from Wiener Sängerknaben and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein) [reissued on CD/Deutsche Grammophon 415965-2]
4. Chichester Psalms/Hymnus Paradisi, Bay Cities 1035 (Pacific Chorale conducted with John Alexander)
5. Chichester Psalms, Angel (S) S 37119 (James Bowman, counter-tenor, and the King's College Choir of Cambridge directed by Phillip Ledger)
6. Chichester Psalms/In The Beginning/Agnus Dei, CD/Hyperion 66219 (Dominic Martelli, alto, with the Corydon Singers directed by Matthew Best)
7. Chichester Psalms, CD/Naxos 8559177 (Bournemouth Symphony Chorus directed by Neville Creed and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop)
8. Chichester Psalms, CD/Lammas 125 (Wells Cathedral Choir)
9. Chichester Psalms/In The Beginning, CD/EMI 54188 (Choir of King's College, Cambridge, led by Stephen Cleobury)
10. Chichester Psalms/I Never Saw Another Butterfly, CD/Music Masters 60239 (The American Boychoir directed by Robert Palmer and the American Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Litton)
11. Kaddish/Chichester Psalms, CD/Naxos 8559456 (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir directed by Ian Tracey with Michael Small, treble, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz)
12. Kaddish/Chichester Psalms/Missa Brevis, CD/Chandos 10172 (London Oratory School Schola, the BBC Singers, and the BBC Symphony Chorus led by Michael McCarthy with Pablo Strong, treble, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin)
13. Belshazzar's Feast/Chichester Psalms/Missa Brevis, CD/Telarc 80181 (Atlanta Symphony and Chorus conducted by Robert Shaw)
14. Chichester Psalms/Gloria/Magnificat Antiphon/Missa Sillabica, CD/
Regis 1003 (Clare College Choir, Cambridge, led by Daan Manneke, with Ensemble Calefax and the Wallace Collection conducted by Timothy J. Brown)
15. Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish"/Chichester Psalms, CD/Warner Classics & Jazz 492540 (Maîtrise de Radio France led by Denis Dupays and the French Radio Choir led by Francois Polgar with Joseph Mills, boy soprano, and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France conducted by Yutaka Sado)
16. Be Glad Then, America, CD/Gloriae Dei Cantores 8 (Gloriae Dei Cantores conducted by Elizabeth C. Patterson)
17. Bernstein & Britten, CD/Amercian Choral 123 (The Dale Warland Singers conducted by Dale Warland)
18. Psalmy XX Wieku, CD/Accord 112 (Krakow Chamber Choir)
19. The Papal Concert to Commemorate the Holocaust, CD/Justice 1801 (Accademia di Santa Cecilia Chorus, Capella Giulia della Basilica di San Pietro, and the Rome Philharmonic Orchestra)
The Leonard Bernstein Audio Materials at the Library of Congress include a number of unpublished recordings of Chichester Psalms.

Overture (stage version; not arranged by Bernstein but transcribed for symphony orchestra by Maurice Peress):

1. West Side Story, CD/TER CDTER2 1197 (National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Owen Edwards) [also found on Overtures Of Broadway, CD/JAY CDJAY3 1230 (National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Owen Edwards)]
2. West Side Story, Eros (S) 8106 (orchestra conducted by Lawrence Leonard) [also 45/Saga STP 1028]. According to sources, the following are versions of this recording, sometimes missing one or more songs and/or arranging songs in a different order: Society (S) SOC-923; Forum (S) SF-9045; Hi-Life Records HLS 53 (George Benson and his Theatre Orchestra); Allegro Records ALL 763 (Russ Case and his Broadway Theatre Orchestra); CD/Tring GRF-112-CD; CD/Show Pieces SHO 19242; CD/Riverboat Music DHM065; CD/Musical Collection/Bellevue Entertainment 8519-2 (The Highlight Orchestra and Singers); CD/Intersound/Platinum Entertainment Inc. 2708 (The 42nd Street Singers); CD/The Collection OP0007 (The London Theatre Orchestra and Singers); CD/Quality Entertainment Division QED088; CD/Double Play 113; CD/Going For A Song 218 (Stage Door Orchestra); CD/Laserlight 32 683 (Musical Stage Company]
3. West Side Story, International Award Series (S)AKS-255/(M) AK-255 (orchestra conducted by Dean Franconi (possibly a pseudonym for Al Goodman) [later reissued pseudoymously crediting Abbot Mason] [see also Design Records DLP-167 (The Sound Stage Orchestra conducted by Dean Franconi); Stereo Spectrum SDLP-167; Hurrah HS-1054] (unverified)
4. West Side Story, Music For Pleasure MFP (S) 1256 (Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra) (unverified)
5. West Side Story, Music For Pleasure MFP (M) 1070 (Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra) (unverified)
6. West Side Story, World Records (M) T-177 (Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Allwyn) [see also 10"/Ariola (S) 34 100] (unverified)
7. West Side Story, Rondo-lette (S) SA 132 (Orchestra conducted by Ira Wright) [also found on Songs And Music of West Side Story, Ed Sullivan's Stereo Library Of The World's Greatest Music (S) ESS-1000] (unverified)
8. West Side Story, Guilde International du Disque M-2254 (Broadway Musical Society) (unverified)
9. West Side Story, Two: Dot (S) SMHSA 72269 (Youth Theatre Productions orchestra directed by Terrence Boyes) (unverified)
N.B. Most of the unverified recordings above likely contain the "Prologue" mislabeled as the "Overture."

Unrecorded Songs:

Atom Bomb Baby (Mambo) (unfinished; music used in "Blues" section of the "Dance At The Gym" sequence)
My Greatest Day! (cut; early version of "Jet Song")
Once In Your Life (cut; early version of "I Have A Love")
This Turf Is Ours (cut; replacement for "My Greatest Day!")
Up To The Moon (cut; sung version of the instrumental "Prologue")