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Re: Complete West Side Story recordings
Despite what I've said, in fairness I'd go along with most of that, John. Sondheim's music, love it or loathe it (guess which is me), has a good degree of sophistication about it, for example. But I've sat few quite a number of shows where I wish I'd had earplugs, or where I've squirmed and cringed at the doggerel, at the cheesiness, at the archness, at the glamour-over-content of it all. Some people like that kind of thing, but give me Schubert or Britten any day.
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