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The resources on this page are on the upper level of Lewis Library unless indicated. Remember that we can also borrow books and vocal scores on interlibrary loan.
See the reference librarian for additional resources.
The International Bibliography of Theater and Dance database in GALILEO includes PDF full text for The Sondheim Review (a quarterly journal on Sondheim and his works) from 2004 to the present. Type “sondheim review” in the “Publication” box to restrict your search to this publication. Or search the entire database to find something specific (e.g., “sondheim AND assassins”).
You can visit The Sondheim Review's web page here.
We have many books on Sondheim, including his own two-volume collection of his lyrics with extensive commentary.
Other books contain essays or chapters on Sondheim, for example:
We also have vocal selections for Merrily We Roll Along (M1508 .S6974 M47 2012).
Lewis Library subscribes to the Naxos Music Library database, which provides many Sondheim recordings. You can do a “Composer” search for Sondheim, or link directly to the albums below.
Original cast albums:
Other recordings include:
We have a videocassette of the documentary Company: The Original Cast Recording (VC M1507 .C844 2000); it’s in Storage, so please ask if you wish to see it (we have a VCR in the library).
Also, on Streaming video, you can watch Sondheim in his television acting debut in the 1974 adaptation of the play June Moon:
A few of these interviews are on the Web, but most are in GALILEO databases (and the first two are in books in the LaGrange College library) If you have difficulty accessing any of them, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org .