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Leonard Bernstein - A Total Embrace - The Conductor


Release Date: 09/09/2003 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 90578   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyIgor StravinskyMaurice RavelJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Jennie TourelLeonard BernsteinGlenn GouldWilliam Vacchiano,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicColumbia Symphony OrchestraCollegiate Chorale,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/30/1958 
Venue:  Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2.
Firebird Suite: Finale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 01/28/1957 
Venue:  Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
3.
Le sacre du printemps: no 14, Danse sacrale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1958 
Venue:  Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Shéhérazade: no 2, La flûte enchantée by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Jennie Tourel (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Date of Recording: 03/13/1950 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano in G major: 3rd movement, Presto by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 
Date of Recording: 04/07/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic,  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 34 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Piano no 1, Sz 83 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1959 
Venue:  Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 4th movement, Allegro non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1959 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra: no 1, Nuages by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
Date of Recording: 09/28/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/23/1959 
Venue:  Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, New York 
Length: 16 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543: 4th movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
12.
El salón México by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1961 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 10 Minutes 56 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 82 in C major, H 1 no 82 "The Bear": 4th mvt, Vivace by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 05/07/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
14.
Reisado do pastoreio: Batuque by Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 02/06/1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
15.
Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 38 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1964 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 16 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Performer:  William Vacchiano (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1964 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
18.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 5th movement, O glaube, mein Herz by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Lee Venora (Soprano), Jennie Tourel (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegiate Chorale,  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 
19.
Missa in tempore belli, H 22 no 9: Agnus Dei by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Gwendolyn Killebrew (Mezzo Soprano), Michael Devlin (Tenor), Patricia Wells (Soprano),
Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Norman Scribner Choir,  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1973 
Venue:  National Cathedral, Washington, DC 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
20.
Falstaff: Tutto nel mondo é burla by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Venue:  Vienna Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with "Facciamo il parentado..." 
21.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/26/1967 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
22.
Grande messe des morts, Op. 5: Dies irae - Tuba mirum by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra,  ORTF National Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1975 
Venue:  Les Invalides, Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
23.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1964 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
24.
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 
Date of Recording: 02/1966 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 13 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25.
Oedipus rex: Divum Jocastae caput motuum! by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  David Evitts (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Harvard Glee Club
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; France 
Date of Recording: 12/16/1972 
Venue:  WGBH-TV Studio, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
26.
La valse by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
Date of Recording: 10/01/1975 
Venue:  Studio 103, Radio France, Paris, France 
Length: 13 Minutes 11 Secs. 
27.
El amor brujo: El circulo mágico (Fisherman's Story) by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1976 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
28.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/12/1971 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 9 Minutes 54 Secs. 
29.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic members
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1968 
Venue:  Live  St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at the Mass on the day of the Funeral for Robert Francis Kennedy. 

Sound Samples

IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco from Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36 (Instrumental)
Finale from Suite from "The Firebird" (1919 version)
Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen Victim) from Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913 Version)
II. La Flûte enchantée from Shéhérazade (Three songs for Voice and Orchestra)
III. Presto from Concerto In G Major for Piano and Orchestra
I. Allegro from Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
V. (Finale). Pesante - Presto from Concerto for Orchestra (Instrumental)
IV. Allegro non troppo from Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 (Instrumental)
I. Nuages. Modiri - Un peu animi from Nocturnes (Instrumental)
Rhapsody in Blue
IV. Finale. Allegro from Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, KV 543 (Instrumental)
El Salón México
IV. Finale. Vivace from Symphony in C Major, Hob. I: 82, The Bear (Instrumental)
Batuque (Finale from "Reisado do pastoreio")
IV. Allegro molto from Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 82
I. Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"
The Unanswered Question for Trumpet, Flute Quartet and Strings
V. Im Tempo des Scherzos from Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Resurrection"

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