West Side Story: Tonight (Maria, Tony)

~ Song

Annotation

in the context of Bernstein's musical West Side Story, this is the duet between Tony and Maria in the balcony scene - not to be confused with the Tonight Quintet performed by Anita, Tony, Maria, Bernardo, Riff, and ensemble.

Annotation last modified on 2011-10-27 11:42 .

Relationships

composer: Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1956)
lyricist: Stephen Sondheim (1956)
publisher: Chappell & Co., Inc.
The Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Co., LLC
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/54466 [info]
Wikidata: Q2776421 [info]
later translated versions: Als ich dich sah
part of: West Side Story
referred to in medleys: West Side Story: Overture
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman)
West Side Story Suite
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1957-10-10 Tonight cover and instrumental Manny Albam & His Jazz Greats 5:50
1957 Tonight (West Side Story, 1957 original Broadway cast) Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence 3:54
1959-08-24 – 1959-08-25 Tonight instrumental André Previn and His Pals Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell 5:22
1961-03-15 Tonight instrumental Stan Kenton 3:46
1961 End Credits (West Side Story, 1961 film cast, remastered 1992) medley Johnny Green & Orchestra 5:06
1961 Tonight (West Side Story, 1961 film cast, remastered 1992) Jimmy Bryant, Marni Nixon 6:42
1961 Tonight (West Side Story, 1961 film cast) Marni Nixon, Jimmy Bryant 3:38
1962 West Side Story medley London Festival Orchestra, London Festival Chorus, Stanley Black 10:06
1966-08-25 Tonight cover and live Vince Hill ?:??
1984-09-07 West Side Story: No. 6: Balcony Scene (Tonight) Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras 7:33
1984-09-07 West Side Story: Tonight Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Leonard Bernstein 5:31
1984 Tonight (from "West Side Story") Leonard Bernstein 3:39
1984 West Side Story: Tonight (Balcony Scene) Peter Hofmann, Deborah Sasson, Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas 6:39
1988-11 Songs from West Side Story: Tonight instrumental Katia & Marielle Labèque 2:43
1990-07-07 Medley: Maria / Tonight / ’O paese d’ ’o sole / Cielito lindo (live, 1990-07-07: Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy) live and medley Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti 5:32
1993 Balcony Scene Paul Manuel, Tinuke Olafimihan, National Symphony Orchestra, John Owen Edwards 7:40
1993 Balcony Scene (Tonight) (West Side Story, 1993 London studio cast) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 5:53
1995-11 Balcony Scene (Tonight) Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Eric Stern 3:59
1996 Tonight cover and instrumental Canadian Brass 4:43
1998-01-26 West Side Story: Tonight live Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming 5:00
2007 Balcony Scene (Tonight) (West Side Story, 2007 studio cast) Vittorio Grigolo, Hayley Westenra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 5:42
2009-04-06 Tonight (West Side Story, 2009 Broadway revival cast) Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione 5:34
2009-07-11 Tonight cover, instrumental and live Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette 6:49
2013-06-27 – 2013-07-02 West Side Story: Act I. Only You live Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas 6:01
America (Overture) instrumental and medley Lawrence Leonard 4:45
Suite aus "West Side Story": Moderate Beguine Tempo "Tonight" Symphonieorchester St. Stephan, Pater Anselm Mayer 1:25
Tonight cover Harry Secombe 2:09
Tonight Mary Hangley, Evelyn Eskin 0:58
Tonight Leonard Bernstein 2:54
Tonight Natalie Wood & Richard Beymer 3:35
Tonight Mary Carewe & Michael Dore 4:44
Tonight Anita Bryant 2:16
Tonight Plácido Domingo 2:48
Tonight Bruce Trent & Lucille Graham 4:10
Tonight Lang Lang feat. Sean Jones 4:54
Tonight Leonard Bernstein 4:02
Tonight Andy Williams 2:37
Tonight cover and instrumental Frank Renton, The Desford Colliery Band 2:57
Tonight Vic Damone 2:31
Tonight The Dave Brubeck Quartet 3:49
Tonight (stereo) cover We Five 2:09
Tonight (mono) cover We Five 2:11
Tonight cover Kenny Loggins & Wynonna 4:23
Tonight cover and instrumental The Dave Brubeck Quartet 3:47
Tonight Shirley Bassey 2:34
Tonight The New York Theater with The Broadway Choir 3:41
Tonight instrumental George Greeley ?:??
Tonight [theatre] 4:00
Tonight cover Sergio Franchi 2:11
Tonight instrumental The Shadows 2:24
Tonight Julia Migenes 2:35
Tonight instrumental George Greeley 2:19
Tonight instrumental George Greeley 2:19
Tonight instrumental London Promenade Orchestra 3:22
Tonight instrumental George Greeley 2:19
Tonight [unknown] 4:08
Tonight cover and instrumental Len Stevens & His Orchestra 2:47
Tonight The Dave Brubeck Quartet 3:49
Tonight cover and instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 4:36
Tonight instrumental Joerg Kaufmann feat. Bobby Shew 6:34
Tonight instrumental Pepe Jaramillo 2:31
Tonight instrumental Pepe Jaramillo 2:31
Tonight (from 'West Side Story') instrumental Eddy Mers 2:43
Tonight (from "West Side Story") instrumental George Greeley 2:25
Tonight (from "West Side Story") cover Footlights Orchestra & Chorus 2:42
Tonight (from "West Side Story") Leonard Bernstein 3:40
Tonight (from “West Side Story”) The Mantovani Orchestra 2:56
Tonight (from West Side Story) Elisabeth Turchi 2:42
Tonight (From West Side Story) cover Johnny Mathis 3:15
Tonight (West Side Story) instrumental Royal Promenade Orchestra, Alfred Gehardt 4:57
Tonight (West Side Story) instrumental Leonard Bernstein 2:54
Tonight (West Side Story) Charlotte Church 2:28
Tonight / Somewhere cover Dee Snider with Patti LuPone 3:26
Tonight, from “West Side Story” (Bernstein/Sondheim) cover and instrumental [unknown] 3:20
Tonight, from West Side Story instrumental The London Cello Sound, Geoffrey Simon 2:47
West Side Story medley Boston Pops Orchestra 4:46
West Side Story - Tonight Robert Farnon & His Orchestra, José Carreras 2:35
West Side Story (Duet: Tonight) live José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli, London Arts Orchestra, Jacques Delacôte 2:15
West Side Story Medley (live) live and medley Sammy Davis Jr. 4:48
West Side Story Medley: Maria / Tonight / America cover, instrumental and medley Richard Clayderman ?:??
West Side Story Medley: Maria / Tonight / Somewhere medley Michael Crawford 8:27
West Side Story: "Tonight" instrumental George Greeley ?:??
West Side Story: Balcony Scene: Tonight Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Schermerhorn 7:22
West Side Story: Only you (Tonight) (Act 1) Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu 3:49
West Side Story: Tonight instrumental The London Pops Orchestra 2:26
West Side Story: Tonight Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra, Simon Gale 4:58
West Side Story: Tonight José Carreras, Robert Farnon & His Orchestra 2:34
West Side Story: Tonight José Carreras 2:36
West Side Story: Tonight instrumental The Amsterdam Saxophone Quartet, Jaap van Zweden 3:53
West Side Story: Tonight Peter Hofmann, Debbie Sasson, Michael Tilson Thomas 6:36
West Side Story: Tonight instrumental Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra, Simon Gale 4:55
ウエスト・サイド物語: メドレー medley John Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra 9:14