Leonard Bernstein: An American Life (Music from the Radio Documentary)

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • UPC: 028947627661
  • Catalog Number: 000356802

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 On the Town, musical: New York, New York - Michael Tilson Thomas & Leonard Bernstein (4:04)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, David Garrison, Thomas Hampson, London Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Ollmann
  2. 2 Fancy Free, ballet: Big Stuff Blues - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (1:58)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Dicky Tarrach
  3. 3 Facsimile, Choreographic Essay, for orchestra (from the ballet): [Excerpt] - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (7:01)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  4. 4 Prelude, Fugue & Riffs, for clarinet & jazz ensemble: Riffs (for Everyone) - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (4:34)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  5. 5 On the Town, musical: Pas de deux. Lonely Town - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (3:43)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  6. 6 On the Town, musical: Lucky to Be Me - Michael Tilson Thomas & Leonard Bernstein (3:09)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, Terry Edwards, Thomas Hampson, London Symphony Orchestra, London Voices
  7. 7 Symphony No.1 ("Jeremiah"), for mezzo & orchestra: Lento. Lamentation - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (10:30)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Christa Ludwig
  8. 8 On the Town, musical: Some Other Time - Michael Tilson Thomas & Leonard Bernstein (4:33)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byMichael Tilson Thomas
    Performed byMichael Tilson Thomas, David Garrison, London Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Ollmann, Frederica Von Stade, Tyne Daly
  9. 9 Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3) - Aaron Copland & Leonard Bernstein (3:17)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
  10. 10 Serenade (after Plato: Symposium), for violin, harp, percussion & strings; also for violin & piano: Aristophanes Allegretto - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (4:17)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  11. 11 Candide, operetta in 2 acts (original version, withdrawn): The Best of All Possible Worlds - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (2:46)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Della Jones, London Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Ollmann
  12. 12 Symphony No.2 ("The Age of Anxiety"), for piano & orchestra or 2 pianos: The Masque - Lukas Foss & Leonard Bernstein (4:47)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  13. 13 Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453: Allegretto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Leonard Bernstein (7:56)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  14. 14 The Unanswered Question (I & II), for trumpet, winds & string orchestra, S. 50 (K. 1C25) - Charles Ives & Leonard Bernstein (6:13)
    Composed byCharles Ives
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
  15. 15 Symphonic Dances (9) from "West Side Story", for orchestra (orchestrated with Ramin & Kostal): Somewhere - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (4:36)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Disc 2
  1. 1 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor ("Pathétique"), Op.74: First Movement (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Leonard Bernstein (5:26)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
  2. 2 I Feel Pretty, song (from "West Side Story") - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (2:40)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed bySarah Vaughan
  3. 3 Mathis der Maler, symphony (from opera): Engelkonzert - Paul Hindemith & Leonard Bernstein (9:06)
    Composed byPaul Hindemith
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  4. 4 Dybbuk, Suite No.2 (Eight Dances), for orchestra: Kabbalah Variations - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (6:40)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
  5. 5 West Side Story, musical: Something's Coming - Leonard Bernstein & Joseph Szurly (3:59)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
  6. 6 Songfest, song cycle for 6 singers & orchestra or piano: A Julia de Burgos - Clamma Dale & Leonard Bernstein (3:32)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
  7. 7 Meditations (3) from "Mass", for cello & orchestra; also for cello & piano: Andante sostenuto. Var. 1-4 - Coda - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (4:12)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  8. 8 Adagietto, for orchestra (from the Symphony No. 5) - Gustav Mahler & Leonard Bernstein (11:20)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  9. 9 Chichester Psalms, for boy soloist, chorus & orchestra: Psalm 108, 2 / 100 - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (3:40)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Gunther Theuring, Wiener Jeunesse-Chor
  10. 10 Symphony No. 3: Allegro molto - Aaron Copland & Leonard Bernstein (8:09)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
  11. 11 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Freedom - Ludwig van Beethoven & Leonard Bernstein (8:01)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, June Anderson, Bavarian Radio Chorus, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Klaus König, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Sarah Walker, Dresden Philharmonic Children's Chorus
  12. 12 Candide, operetta in 2 acts (original version, withdrawn): Make Our Garden Grow - Leonard Bernstein & Leonard Bernstein (5:46)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Jerry Hadley, Simon Joly, Della Jones, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Christa Ludwig, Kurt Ollmann
  13. 13 Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Dawn - Benjamin Britten & Leonard Bernstein (3:43)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byLeonard Bernstein
    Performed byLeonard Bernstein, Boston Symphony Orchestra
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