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Bernstein Century - Bernstein: Candide Overture, Etc


Release Date: 10/28/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 63085   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - (7/30/00, p. 30) - "...Even Bernstein's most vociferous detractors make allowances for his "popular" scores, 'Candide,' 'West Side Story,' 'On the Waterfront' and 'Fancy Free.' Here are excerpts from those works played with unparalleled zest..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - (7/30/00, p. 30) - "...Even Bernstein's most vociferous detractors make allowances for his "popular" scores, 'Candide,' 'West Side Story,' 'On the Waterfront' and 'Fancy Free.' Here are excerpts from those works played with unparalleled zest..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/28/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
2.
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 21 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal 
3.
On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 19 Minutes 31 Secs. 
4.
Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1963 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 24 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Allegro molto con brio from Overture to Candide
Prologue. Allegro moderato
"Somewhere". Adagio
Scherzo. Vivace leggiero
Mambo. Presto
Cha-Cha ("Maria"). Andantino con grazia
Meeting Scene. Meno mosso
"Cool" Fugue. Allegretto
Rumble. Molto allegro
Finale. Adagio
Andante (with dignity) - Presto barbaro Presto barbaro
Adagio - Allegro molto agitato - Alla breve (Poco più mosso) - Presto come prima
Andante largamente - More flowing - Still more flowing - Poco meno mosso - Lento
Moving forward, with warmth - Largamente - a tempo - Calmato - Andante come prima - sempre avanti, with intensity - Ancora più mosso
Allegro non troppo, molto marcato - Poco più sostenuto - Moving forward - Meno mosso
A tempo
I. Enter three Sailors
II. Scene at the Bar
III. Enter two Girls
IV. Pas de deux
V. Competition Scene
VI. Three Dance Variations: Variation I (Galop)
Variation II (Waltz)
Variation III (Danzon)
VII. Finale

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