Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: Prologue
4:01
2 West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: Introduction ("Somewhere") and Scherzo
1:57
3 West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: Mambo
2:22
4 West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: Finale
3:17
5 West Side Story: Maria
3:00
6 West Side Story: Tonight
5:30
7 West Side Story: America
4:51
8 West Side Story: I Feel Pretty
3:27
9 Mass: Meditation No.1
4:36
10 Trouble in Tahiti: What a Movie
5:05
11 Candide: Overture
4:30
12 Candide: Oh, Happy We
2:07
13 Candide: I Am Easily Assimilated
4:13
14 Candide: Glitter and Be Gay
6:50
15 The Age of Anxiety: The Masque
4:51
16 On the Town: Luck to Be Me
3:07
17 On the Town: Ya Got Me
4:01
18 Serenade: Aristophanes
4:15
19 West Side Story: Somewhere
2:57

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Mstislav Rostropovich (1981-05-29) (track 9)
piano:
Lukas Foss (1977-08-23) (track 15)
additional composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1965) (track 15)
additional orchestrator:
Irwin Kostal (track 2)
Irwin Kostal (1960) (tracks 1–4)
Sid Ramin (1960) (tracks 1–2, 2–4)
arranger:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1977) (track 9)
balance engineer:
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1977-08-23) (track 15)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 13)
London Voices (1992-06) (track 16)
chorus master:
Simon Joly (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 13)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 7–8, 11–14, 16–17, 19, 19)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1948 – 1949) (track 15)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1952) (track 10)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1954) (track 18)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1956) (tracks 5–6)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–2, 2–4)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1971) (track 9)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1977-08-23) (track 15)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1979-10-14) (track 18)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1981-05-29) (track 9)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–4)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1984-09-07) (tracks 5–8, 19)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1986-04) (track 10)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 11–14)
Michael Tilson Thomas (1992-06) (tracks 16–17)
lyricist:
Betty Comden (tracks 16–17)
Adolph Green (tracks 16–17)
Stephen Sondheim (tracks 7–8, 19, 19)
Richard Wilbur (track 14)
Stephen Sondheim (1956) (tracks 5–6)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Louise Edeiken (1984-09-07) (tracks 7–8)
Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo-soprano) (1984-09-07) (track 7)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 13)
orchestra:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1977-08-23) (track 15)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1979-10-14) (track 18)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-05-29) (track 9)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–4)
ORF-Symphonieorchester (previously ORF-Symphonieorchester) (1986-04) (track 10)
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 11–14)
London Symphony Orchestra (1992-06) (tracks 16–17)
orchestrator:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–2, 2–4)
producer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 15, 18)
solo violin:
Gidon Kremer (1979-10-14) (track 18)
soprano vocals:
Angelina Réaux (1984-09-07) (track 8)
Kiri Te Kanawa (1984-09-07) (tracks 6, 8)
Stella Zambalis (spinto soprano) (1984-09-07) (track 8)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (1984-09-07) (tracks 5–6)
vocals:
June Anderson (tracks 12, 14)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 13)
Thomas Hampson (1992-06) (track 16)
Jessye Norman (1993-02) (track 19)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 8, 19, 19)
G. Schirmer (tracks 19, 19)
Universal - Polygram (tracks 19, 19)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 5, 19, 19)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 7)
edited at:
BMG Studios in New York, New York, United States (1993-02) (track 19)
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1977-08-23) (track 15)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1979-10-14) (track 18)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1981-05-29) (track 9)
RCA Studio A (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1984-09-07) (tracks 5–8, 19)
Wiener Staatsoper in Wien, Austria (1986-04) (track 10)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 11–14)
Barbican Centre in London, England, United Kingdom (1992-06) (tracks 16–17)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 11)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
West Side Story: Maria (arr. Gordon for oboe and orchestra) (track 5)
is the basis for:
散‧聚 (tracks 19, 19)
later translated versions:
Als ich dich sah (track 6)
America (West Side Story, Japanese version) (track 7)
America (track 7)
Amerika je Amerika (track 7)
Ich gefall' mir (track 8)
Maria (track 5)
Maria (track 5)
Me siento hermosa (I Feel Pretty) (West Side Story, Spanish version) (track 8)
Un pays pour nous (tracks 19, 19)
live recording of:
part of:
Candide (tracks 11–14)
Trouble in Tahiti (track 10)
West Side Story (tracks 5–8, 19, 19)
On the Town (tracks 16–17)
partial recording of:
recording of:
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (1984-09-07) (track 7)
West Side Story: I Feel Pretty (1984-09-07) (track 8)
West Side Story: Maria (Tony) (1984-09-07) (track 5)
West Side Story: Somewhere (1984-09-07) (track 19)
West Side Story: Tonight (Maria, Tony) (1984-09-07) (track 6)
Candide: Act I. Glitter and Be Gay (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 14)
Candide: Act I. I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 13)
Candide: Act I. Oh, Happy We (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 12)
Candide: Overture (1989-12-18) (track 11)
On the Town: Lucky to Be Me (1992-06) (track 16)
On the Town: Ya Got Me (1992-06) (track 17)
West Side Story: Somewhere (1993-02) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
West Side Story: Overture (tracks 5–6)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (tracks 5–8)
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (tracks 5–7)
West Side Story Suite (tracks 5, 5–8, 19, 19)