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Bernstein: Complete Solo Works for Piano / Cooperstock


Release Date: 06/13/2017 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: 9485  
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinAaron Copland
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary (1918-2018), this recording features the composer’s complete solo piano works, plus, as special bonus, the witty and charming “Bridal Suite” for piano four-hands, heard here in its first complete recording. In addition to the better known “Anniversaries”, “Sonata for the Piano”, and “Touches”, Andrew Cooperstock has included Leonard Bernstein’s very first published work, the highly effective transcription of Aaron Copland’s orchestral tone poem “El Salón México”, together with the “Four Sabras”, “Non troppo presto”, and “Music for the Dance, No. II”. The recording encompasses music from the composer's teenage years through his last piano composition, “Touches”, and includes music Read more Bernstein dedicated to friends and colleagues including Lukas Foss, Sergei Koussevitzky, William Schuman, William Kapell, and Stephen Sondheim. The distinguished pianist Andrew Cooperstock is Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado Boulder. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Anniversaries (7) for Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1943; USA 
2.
Anniversaries (4) for Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1948; USA 
3.
Anniversaries (5) for Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1951; USA 
4.
Anniversaries (13) for Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964-1988; USA 
5.
Touches by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980-1981; USA 
6.
Sonata for Piano by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938 
7.
Non Troppo Presto by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
8.
Music for the Dance no 2 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938 
9.
Sabras (4) by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950s; United States 
10.
El salón México by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1936; USA 
11.
Bridal Suite by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Andrew Cooperstock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; United States 

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