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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. 

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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 à 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. 

Sound Samples

I. Psalm 108 (verse 2) & Psalm 100 (complete)
II. Psalm 23 (complete) & Psalm 2 (verses 1-4)*
III. Psalm 131 (complete) & Psalm 133 (verse 1)
III. Lamentation from Jeremiah, Symphony No. 1
IV. Agathon (Adagio) from Serenade for Solo Violin, Strings, Harp and Percussion after Plato's "Symposium" (1954)
b. The Masque: Extremely fast (Excerpt)
c. The Epilogue: Adagio; Andante; Con Moto (Excerpt)
IV. Con brio from I Hate Music! A Cycle of Five Kid Songs for Soprano
IV. Civet à Toute Vitesse (Rabbit at Top Speed) from La Bonne Cuisine (Four Recipes)
Prelude for the Brass
Fugue for the Saxes
Riffs for Everyone
I. Invocation. Kaddish 1 from Kaddish, Symphony No. 3 (To the Beloved Memory of John F. Kennedy)
Love Theme from "On the Waterfront"
Opening: New York, New York (Excerpt)
Lonely Town (Excerpt)
Dance: Time Square (Excerpt)
Some Other Time (Excerpt)
Dance: The Real Coney Island (Excerpt)
I. Enter three Sailors (Excerpt)
IV. Pas de deux (Excerpt)
VII. Finale (Excerpt)
The Pirate Song from "Peter Pan"
Ohio (Rosalind Russell, Jacquelyn McKeever) (Excerpt)
A Little Bit In Love (Never Felt This Way Before) (Jacquelyn McKeever) (Excerpt)
A Quiet Girl (Sydney Chaplin) (Excerpt)
Conga! (Rosalind Russell, the Cadets) (Excerpt)
Wrong Note Rag (Rosalind Russell, Jacquelyn McKeever and the Villagers) (Excerpt)
Overture (Excerpt)
The Best Of All Possible Worlds (Excerpt)
Mazurka (Excerpt)
Glitter And Be Gay (Excerpt)
Make Our Garden Grow (Excerpt)

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