Bernstein - The Best Of All Possible Worlds

Release Date: 9/16/2008
Catalog Number: B001187802
Number of Discs: 2

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
Works on This Recording
1. Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956 ; USA
2. Arias and Barcarolles: no 7, Mr. and Mrs. Webb say Goodnight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Neil Percy (Percussion), Simon Carrington (Percussion), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1988 ; USA
3. West Side Story: Symphonic Dances - Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1957 ; USA
4. Prelude, Fugue and Riffs by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Peter Schmidl (Clarinet)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1949/1955 ; United States
5. On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 1, The Great Lover by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944 ; USA
6. On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 2, Pas de deux "Lonely Town" by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944 ; USA
7. On the Town: Three Dance episodes - no 3, Times Square, 1944 by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944 ; USA
8. A Quiet Place: You're Late by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Chester Ludgin (Baritone)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1983/1984 ; USA
9. Mass: Meditations (3) - no 1 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; USA
10. Mass: Meditations (3) - no 2 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; USA
11. Mass: Meditations (3) - no 3 by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; USA
12. Candide: Make our garden grow by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), June Anderson (Soprano), Adolph Green (Tenor), Jerry Hadley (Tenor), Kurt Ollmann (Baritone), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956/1988 ; USA
13. Symphony no 3: 4th movement, Molto deliberato by Aaron Copland
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944-1946 ; USA
14. Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; London, England
15. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1811-1812 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68: 3rd movement, Un poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1855-1876 ; Austria
17. Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869/1880 ; Russia
18. Symphony no 3 in D minor: 3rd movement, Comodo scherzando by Gustav Mahler
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893-1896 ; Hamburg, Germany
19. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; Rome, Italy
20. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
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