Essential Bernstein

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/7/2012
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099967812325
  • Catalog Number: 78123
  • Sales rank: 260,543

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Candide, operetta in 2 acts (Chelsea version): Overture - André Previn & Leonard Bernstein (4:15)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 Fancy Free, ballet: Competition Scene - Leonard Bernstein & Andrew Litton (3:16)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  3. 3 Fancy Free, ballet: Three dance Variations. 1. Galop - Leonard Bernstein & Andrew Litton (1:26)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  4. 4 Fancy Free, ballet: Three dance Variations. 2. Waltz - Leonard Bernstein & Andrew Litton (2:39)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  5. 5 Fancy Free, ballet: Three dance Variations. 3. Danzon - Leonard Bernstein & Andrew Litton (2:42)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  6. 6 Fancy Free, ballet: Finale - Leonard Bernstein & Andrew Litton (5:03)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Paul Turner, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  7. 7 On the Town, musical: New York, New York, it's a wonderful town - Leonard Bernstein & Geoff Love (3:03)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byGeoff Love
    Performed byGeoff Love, Lionel Blair, Geoff Love Orchestra, Dennis Lotus, Shane Rimmer
  8. 8 On the Town, musical: Three Dance Episodes. The Great Lover - Leonard Bernstein & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (1:48)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Slatkin
    Performed bySaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
  9. 9 On the Town, musical: Three Dance Episodes. Pas de deux (Lonely Town) - Leonard Bernstein & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (3:58)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Slatkin
    Performed bySaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
  10. 10 On the Town, musical: Three Dance Episodes. Times Square 1944 - Leonard Bernstein & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (5:09)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Slatkin
    Performed bySaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
  11. 11 West Side Story, musical: Maria - Leonard Bernstein & John McGlinn (2:50)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byJohn McGlinn
    Performed byJohn McGlinn, Lambert Wilson, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
  12. 12 West Side Story, musical: Tonight - Leonard Bernstein & Roberto Alagna (3:49)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byRichard Armstrong
    Performed byRoberto Alagna, Richard Armstrong, Angela Gheorghiu, Orchestra of The Royal Opera
  13. 13 Facsimile, Choreographic Essay, for orchestra (from the ballet) - Leonard Bernstein & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (18:39)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Slatkin
    Performed bySaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
  14. 14 Prelude, Fugue & Riffs, for clarinet & jazz ensemble - Leonard Bernstein & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (8:11)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byPaavo Järvi
    Performed byCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi
  15. 15 Candide, operetta in 2 acts (Chelsea version): Glitter and be gay - Leonard Bernstein & Natalie Dessay (5:49)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Davis
    Performed byNatalie Dessay, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis
Disc 2
  1. 1 Wonderful Town, musical in 2 acts: Overture - Leonard Bernstein & Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (5:19)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byBirmingham Contemporary Music Group, Simon Rattle
  2. 2 Chichester Psalms, for boy soloist, chorus & orchestra - Leonard Bernstein & Peter Barley (3:56)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byStephen Cleobury, David Corkhill, Choir of Queens' College, Cambridge
  3. 3–10 Divertimento, for orchestra - Leonard Bernstein & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (15:37)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byPaavo Järvi
    Performed byCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi
    1. 3 Sennets and Tuckets
    2. 4 Waltz
    3. 5 Mazurka
    4. 6 Samba
    5. 7 Turkey Trot
    6. 8 Sphinxes
    7. 9 Blues
    8. 10 In Memoriam - March 'The BSO Forever'
  4. 11 Mass, theatre piece for singers, players & dancers: A Simple Song - Leonard Bernstein & Dennis Russell Davies (4:45)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byDennis Russell Davies
    Performed byDennis Russell Davies, Orchestra of St. Luke's
  5. 12–18 Symphony No. 2 ("The Age of Anxiety"), for piano & orchestra or 2 pianos - Leonard Bernstein & Jeffrey Kahane (5:45)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byAndrew Litton
    Performed byAndrew Litton, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
    1. 12Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 8: Molto moderato ma movendo
    2. 13Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 9: Più mosso (Tempo di valse)
    3. 14Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 10: Più mosso
    4. 15Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 11: L'istesso tempo
    5. 16Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 12: Poco più vivace
    6. 17Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 13. l'istesso tempo
    7. 18Part One C: The Seven Stages. Variation 14: Poco più vivace
  6. 19 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, musical (withdrawn): The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party Marc - Leonard Bernstein & Davis Gaines (5:39)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byJohn McGlinn
    Performed byDavis Gaines, London Sinfonietta, John McGlinn, Linda Richardson, Ambrosian Chorus, Tracey Miller
  7. 20 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, musical (withdrawn): Seena - Leonard Bernstein & Dennis Russell Davies (3:34)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byDennis Russell Davies
    Performed byDennis Russell Davies, Bruce Hubbard, Orchestra of St. Luke's
  8. 21 Symphony No. 3 ("Kaddish"), for soprano, speakers, choruses & orchestra: Kaddish 2 - Leonard Bernstein & Eric Ericson (8:01)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byEric Ericson
    Performed byEric Ericson, Barbara Hendricks, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  9. 22–29 Symphonic Dances (9) from "West Side Story", for orchestra (orchestrated with Ramin & Kostal) - Leonard Bernstein & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (24:05)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byPaavo Järvi
    Performed byCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi
    1. 22 Prologue
    2. 23 Somewhere
    3. 24 Scherzo
    4. 25 Mambo
    5. 26 Cha-cha
    6. 27 Meeting Scene - Cool - Fugue
    7. 28 Rumble
    8. 29 Finale
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