The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on Maria von Trapp’s book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Songs from the musical that have become standards include “The Sound of Music”, “Edelweiss”, “My Favorite Things”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and “Do-Re-Mi”. The original Broadway production opened in November 1959, and the show has enjoyed numerous productions and revivals since then.