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Bernstein Favorites - The 20th Century


Release Date: 05/03/1991 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 46715   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Igor StravinskyAaron CoplandGeorge GershwinSamuel Barber,   ... 
Performer:  Leonard BernsteinNetania DavrathCarl SternDavid Nadien,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicColumbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Firebird Suite: Finale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
2.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
3.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
4.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
5.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
6.
Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Aria "Cantilena" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Netania Davrath (Soprano), Carl Stern (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
7.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Nadien (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
8.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail by Ferde Grofé
Performer:  John Corigliano Sr. (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
9.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Gary Graffman (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
10.
Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 

Customer Reviews

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 Very nice recording of some memorable titles June 13, 2018 By Robert G. (Bayfield, CO) See All My Reviews "I am far from an expert when it comes to rating music but I believe I can tell a really good recording and have always been a fan of Leonard Bernstein's work. With that caveat I feel I can safely say that this is a very well recorded collection of some of Bernstein's most enjoyable works. Nothing to gripe about but a lot to enjoy." Report Abuse
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