WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Leonard Bernstein - A Total Embrace - The Composer


Release Date: 09/09/2003 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 90582   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jennie TourelPhilippe EntremontLeonard BernsteinBenny Goodman,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata SingersNew York PhilharmonicColumbia Jazz Band,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 49 Mins. 

Back Order: Usually ships in 2 to 3 weeks.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Singers,  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/26/1965 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 18 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Symphony no 1 "Jeremiah": 3rd movement, Lamentation Serenade by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jennie Tourel (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Symphony no 2 "Age of Anxiety": The Masque by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/19/1965 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 2 "Age of Anxiety": The Epilogue by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/19/1965 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
I Hate Music: A big Indian and a little Indian by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jennie Tourel (Mezzo Soprano), Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/18/1960 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
La bonne cuisine: Civet ŕ toute vitesse by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jennie Tourel (Soprano), Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/18/1960 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Benny Goodman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Jazz Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949/1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 3 "Kaddish": 1st movement, Invocation by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Felicia Montealegre (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961-1963; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1965 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9.
On the Waterfront: Love Theme by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954-1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
10.
On the Town: New York, New York by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Cris Alexander (Voice), Adolph Green (Tenor), John Reardon (Baritone),
Michael Kermoyan (Voice)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
11.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 2, Pas de deux "Lonely Town" by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  John Reardon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
12.
On the Town: Times Square by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
13.
On the Town: Some other time by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Nancy Walker (Voice), Betty Comden (Voice), Cris Alexander (Voice),
Adolph Green (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14.
On the Town: The Real Coney Island by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Betty Comden (Voice), Adolph Green (Tenor), Nancy Walker (Voice),
Cris Alexander (Voice), John Reardon (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
15.
Peter Pan: Plank Song by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Boris Karloff (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Mono recording 
16.
Wonderful Town: Ohio by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Rosalind Russell (Voice), Jacquelyn McKeever (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/16/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
17.
Wonderful Town: A little bit in love by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jacquelyn McKeever (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/16/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
18.
Wonderful Town: A quiet girl by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Sydney Chaplin (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/16/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
19.
Wonderful Town: Conga by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Rosalind Russell (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/16/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
20.
Wonderful Town: Wrong note rag by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Jacquelyn McKeever (Voice), Rosalind Russell (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/16/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
21.
Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
22.
Candide: Best of all possible worlds by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Max Adrian (Voice), Robert Rounseville (Tenor), Barbara Cook (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
23.
Candide: Paris Waltz by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
24.
Candide: Glitter and be gay by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Barbara Cook (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
25.
Candide: Make our garden grow by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Robert Rounseville (Tenor), Barbara Cook (Soprano), Max Adrian (Voice)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
26.
West Side Story: Prologue by Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
27.
West Side Story: The Dance at the Gym by Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
28.
West Side Story: Maria by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Larry Kert (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
29.
West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Carol Lawrence (Soprano), Larry Kert (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
30.
West Side Story: America by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Chita Rivera (Soprano), Marilyn Cooper (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
31.
West Side Story: Cool by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Mickey Calin (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
32.
West Side Story: Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Larry Kert (Voice), Reri Grist (Soprano), Carol Lawrence (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
33.
Dybbuk: The Community by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Ballet Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/07/1974 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
34.
Facsimile: Part II - Allegretto by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/18/1963 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 57 Secs. 
35.
Trouble in Tahiti: I was standing in a garden by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Nancy Williams (Mezzo Soprano), Julian Patrick (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1973 
Venue:  Studio no 1, CBS Studios, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
36.
Mass: A Simple Song by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
37.
Mass: Meditations (3) - no 1 by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
38.
Mass: Gloria tibi by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble,  Norman Scribner Choir,  Berkshire Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
39.
Mass: Sanctus by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble,  Norman Scribner Choir,  Berkshire Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
40.
Mass: Secret Songs by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Norman Scribner Choir,  Berkshire Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
41.
Fancy Free: Enter Three Sailors by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1963 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
42.
Fancy Free: Pas de deux by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1963 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
43.
Fancy Free: Finale by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1963 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
44.
Serenade for Violin and Orchestra "after Plato's Symposium": 4th movement, Agathon by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/19/1956 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a Mono recording. 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title