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The Essential Bernstein


Release Date: 09/03/1999 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 66493   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter HofmannDeborah SassonLeonid HambroStanley Drucker
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinMichael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicLos Angeles Philharmonic members
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

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: Prologue by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
3.
West Side Story: Something's coming by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
4.
West Side Story: Maria by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
5.
West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Deborah Sasson (Soprano), Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
6.
West Side Story: Cool by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Deborah Sasson (Soprano), Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
7.
West Side Story: One hand, one heart by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor), Deborah Sasson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
8.
West Side Story: I feel pretty by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Deborah Sasson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
9.
West Side Story: Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor), Deborah Sasson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
10.
On the Town: Subway Ride by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
11.
On the Town: Some other time by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Deborah Sasson (Soprano), Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
12.
Mass: A Simple Song by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
13.
Mass: Secret Songs by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Peter Hofmann (Tenor), Deborah Sasson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
14.
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Leonid Hambro (Piano), Stanley Drucker (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941-1942; USA 
15.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 

Sound Samples

Overture to Candide
Prologue (Voice)
Something's Coming (Voice)
Maria (Voice)
Tonight (Voice)
Cool (Voice)
One Hand, One Heart (Voice)
I Feel Pretty (Voice)
Somewhere (Voice)
Subway Ride (Voice)
Some Other Time (Voice)
A Simple Song (Voice)
Pax: Communion ("Secret Songs") (Voice)
I. Grazioso
II. Andantino; Vivace e leggiero
I. The Great Lover
II. Lonely Town: Pas de Deux
III. Times Square: 1944

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