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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 

Sound Samples

Fanfare For The Common Man (excerpted from the 4th movement of Symphony No. 3) (Instrumental)
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11 (Instrumental)
An American In Paris (Instrumental)
I - Aria (Cantilena) from Bachiana Brasileira No. 5 for Soprano and Eight Cellos (Vocal)
Finale from The Firebird Suite (Instrumental)
Fantasia On Greensleeves (Instrumental)
III - On The Trail from Grand Canyon Suite (Instrumental)
Rhapsody In Blue (Instrumental)
Eighteenth Variation from Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op. 43 (Instrumental)
Shaker Song from Appalachian Spring Ballett (Instrumental)

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