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Bernstein - The Best Of All Possible Worlds


Release Date: 09/16/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001187802   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinAaron CoplandFranz Joseph HaydnLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Frederica Von StadeNeil PercyThomas HampsonSimon Carrington,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinMichael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Includes work(s) by various composers. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2.
Arias and Barcarolles: no 7, Mr. and Mrs. Webb say Goodnight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Neil Percy (Percussion), Thomas Hampson (Baritone),
Simon Carrington (Percussion)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
3.
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances - Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
4.
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Schmidl (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949/1955; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 1, The Great Lover by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 2, Pas de deux "Lonely Town" by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 3, Times Square, 1944 by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8.
A Quiet Place: You're Late by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Chester Ludgin (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983/1984; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1983 - 1984). 
9.
Mass: Meditations (3) - no 1 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
10.
Mass: Meditations (3) - no 2 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
11.
Mass: Meditations (3) - no 3 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 16 Secs. 
12.
Candide: Make our garden grow by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Kurt Ollmann (Baritone), Adolph Green (Tenor), June Anderson (Soprano),
Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Jerry Hadley (Tenor), Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano),
Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 3: 4th movement, Molto deliberato by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1946; USA 
14.
Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
15.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68: 3rd movement, Un poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
17.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 22 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18.
Symphony no 3 in D minor: 3rd movement, Comodo scherzando by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
19.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 7 Secs. 
20.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 

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