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Bernstein: Wonderful Town / Rattle, Criswell, Mcdonald, Et Al

Bernstein / Criswell / Mcdonald / Barrett / Rattle
Release Date: 07/19/2005 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2052298  
Composer:  Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Audra McDonaldKim CriswellThomas HampsonBrent Barrett
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Featuring: Kim Criswell · Audra McDonald · Thomas Hampson · European Voices · Wayne Marshall, piano; Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

Picture Format: 16:9 anamorphic
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Subtitles: English, German, French
Running Time: 76 mins

* In his first appearance in the Berlin Philharmonic's New Years Eve's Concerts, Simon Rattle conducts one of the most brilliant and entertaining scores of Leonard Bernstein: the musical comedy "Wonderful Town"
* No conductor and no orchestra in the world attract more
Read more attention than Simon Rattle and his Berlin Philharmonic
* They are joined here by Broadway stars Kim Criswell and Audra McDonald and by world-famous baritone Thomas Hampson in the leading parts
* A great show full of dancing, choruses, fascinating light design and - above all - intoxicating music
* The exuberant atmosphere of this event culminates in an overwhelming encore with the musicians and audience dancing through the hall - you will never have seen the Philharmonie like this
* Brand new recording and state-of-the-art quality featuring 5.1 surround sound in Dolby Digital and DTS and widescreen 16:9 ratio
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Works on This Recording

Wonderful Town by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano), Kim Criswell (Voice), Thomas Hampson (Baritone),
Brent Barrett (Voice)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 

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