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Indulge in a spot of musical tourism to New York City and in particular Manhattan, which has inspired great classical music since the early years of the 20th century.
Bernstein's ballet score is set in a New York City bar and the street outside during wartime. It follows the amorous exploits of three sailors visiting the city on shore leave. A portion of Bernstein’s music was also put to use in the opening scenes of Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, ‘Rear Window’.
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