sound-of-musicThe Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.

Act I – • Preludium • Morning Hymn • Alleluia • Sound of Music, The • Maria • My Favorite Things • Do-Re-Mi • Sixteen Going On Seventeen • Lonely Goatherd, The • How Can Love Survive? • The Sound Of Music (reprise) Grand Waltz (The Party) / Landler • So Long, Farewell • Maria’s Farewell (End Of Scene) Nun’s Processional (Morning Hymn) • Climb Ev’ry Mountain

Act II – • My Favorite Things (reprise) • No Way To Stop It • An Ordinary Couple (Gaudeamus Domino) • Processional • Canticle (Confitemini Domino) Homecoming Music (An Ordinary Couple) • Sixteen Going On Seventeen (reprise) • Do-Re-Mi (reprise) • Edelweiss • So, Long Farewell (The Concert) • Climb Ev’ry Mountain • I Have Confidence (from the Movie • Something Good (from the Movie)

When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain’s immediate service in the German navy. The family’s narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II. Based on the true story of the singing Von Trapp Family.