Sound of Music
[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.thesoundofmusictour.com/wp-content/themes/SoundOfMusic/swf/book_banner.swf" height="127" width="137" wmode="transparent" /]
Robert Russell Bennett

Orchestrations

In a career spanning more than five decades, Robert Russell Bennett (1894-1981) arranged more than 300 Broadway musical scores. Among his credits were Show Boat, Roberta, Sunny, Rose-Marie, No, No, Nanette, Girl Crazy, Of Thee I Sing, Face the Music, Carmen Jones, Finian’s Rainbow, Kiss Me, Kate, My Fair Lady and Camelot. He orchestrated seven of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musicals, including Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music; his arrangements for the 1955 film version of Oklahoma! earned him an Academy Award.

He also orchestrated and arranged Rodgers’s 13-hour television documentary score for Victory at Sea.

Bennett was a classically trained composer whose prolific output of original compositions includes symphonies, sonatas, a ballet, a concerto and an opera.








THE SOUND OF MUSIC © is a registered trademark used under licence from The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization on behalf of the Family Trust u/w Richard Rodgers and the Estate of Oscar Hammerstein II, and the heirs of Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
© 2018 The Really Useful Group Ltd. No portion of this Web site may be reproduced, distributed, or posted. All Rights Reserved.
The Really Useful Group Limited. Registered in England No. 1240524. Registered office: 22 Tower Street, London WC2H 9TW.
Terms and Conditions    Privacy Policy and Cookies      Have a Question?     Website designed by Darren Odam