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  • Sennets & Tuckets
  • Sennets and Tuckets: A Berstein Celebration
  • edited by Steven Ledbetter
  • East Side, West Side - 50 Years On
  • 2007
  • Originally written for the League of American Symphony Orchestras, now the prologue to Mr. Mauceri's book, "Celebrating West Side Story" published by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and available online at the university's Website.

John Mauceri worked with Leonard Bernstein for 18 years, first as his assistant for the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Carmen in 1972 and then as Bernstein's editor the conductor chosen by the composer to conduct the premieres of many of his final works. Here is a sampling of Maestro Mauceri's writings on his principal teacher and dear colleague.