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Bernstein Century - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Etc; Grofe


Release Date: 10/28/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 63086   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George GershwinFerde Grofé
Performer:  Leonard BernsteinJohn Corigliano Sr.
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraNew York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...This is the one indispensable recording of this familiar work, with Bernstein both conducting and playing the piano, paired with an equally fine 'American in Paris.'..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...This is the one indispensable recording of this familiar work, with Bernstein both conducting and playing the piano, paired with an equally fine 'American in Paris.'..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/23/1959 
Venue:  St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 16 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Ferde Grofé 
2.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1958 
Venue:  St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 18 Minutes 22 Secs. 
3.
Grand Canyon Suite by Ferde Grofé
Performer:  John Corigliano Sr. (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1963 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 33 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody in Blue
An American in Paris
I. Sunrise
II. Painted Desert
III. On the Trail
IV. Sunset
V. Cloudburst

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