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Leonard Bernstein - A Tribute


Release Date: 12/27/1990 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 46701   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinGeorge GershwinGustav MahlerCharles Ives
Performer:  Leonard BernsteinWilliam Vacchiano
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic ChorusNew York PhilharmonicColumbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic Chorus,  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
2. West Side Story: Symphonic Dances by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Notes: Orchestrated: Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal 
3. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
5. 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 

Sound Samples

I. Psalm 108, verse 2; Psalm 100, entire
II. Psalm 23, entire; Psalm 2, verses 1 - 4*
III. Psalm 131, entire; Psalm 133, verse 1
Prologue: Allegro moderato;
"Somewhere": Adagio;
Scherzo: Vivace leggiero;
Mambo: Presto;
Cha-cha ("Maria"): Andantino con grazia;
Meeting scene: Meno mosso;
"Cool", Fugue: Allegretto;
Rumble: Molto allegro;
Finale: Adagio
Rhapsody in Blue
IV. Adagietto: Sehr langsam from Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
The Unanswered Question (No. 1 from Two Contemplations)

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