Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: I. Prologue. Allegro moderato
4:06
2 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: II. "Somewhere". Adagio
4:35
3 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: III. Scherzo. Vivace leggiero
1:20
4 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: IV. Mambo. Presto
2:21
5 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: V. Cha-Cha. Andantino con grazia
0:55
6 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: VI. Meeting Scene. Meno mosso
0:47
7 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: VII. "Cool" Fugue. Allegretto
3:44
8 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: VIII. Rumble. Molto allegro
1:55
9 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: IX. Finale. Adagio
3:25
10 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: I. Andante (with dignity) - Presto barbaro
3:17
11 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: II. Adagio - Allegro molto agitato - Alla breve (Poco più mosso - Presto come prima)
2:23
12 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: III. Andante largamente - More Flowing - Lento
5:12
13 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: IV. Moving forward - Largamente - Andante come prima
5:17
14 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: V. Allegro non troppo, molto marcato - Poco più sostenuto
3:13
15 Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: VI. A tempo (Poco più sostenuto)
2:27
16 On the Town: Three Dance Episodes: I. "The Great Lover". Allegro pesante
1:50
17 On the Town: Three Dance Episodes: II. "Lonely Town". Pas de deux - Andante - Sostenuto
3:40
18 On the Town: Three Dance Episodes: III. "Times Square: 1944". Allegro
4:58
19 Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs: I. Prelude (for the Brass). Fast and exact
1:53
20 Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs: II. Fugue (for the Saxes). Exactly the same beat
1:51
21 Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs: III. Riffs (for Everyone)
4:32
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Unanswered Question: Largo molto sempre
Charles Ives 6:16
2 Adagio for Strings: Molto adagio
Samuel Barber 10:09
3 Appalachian Spring: Ballet for Martha
Aaron Copland 26:39
4 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 17:13

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Peter Schmidl (clarinetist) (1988-09-22) (tracks 19–21)
additional orchestrator:
Irwin Kostal (track 2)
Irwin Kostal (1960) (tracks 1, 3–9)
Sid Ramin (1960) (tracks 1–9)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1945) (tracks 16–18)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1949) (tracks 19–21)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1955) (tracks 10–15)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–9)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1981-05-29) (tracks 10–18)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–9)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1988-09-22) (tracks 19–21)
orchestra:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-05-29) (tracks 10–18)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1988-09-22) (tracks 19–21)
orchestrator:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1981-05-29) (tracks 10–18)
Wiener Musikverein in Wien, Austria (1988-09-22) (tracks 19–21)
compiled in:
live recording of:
part of:
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (tracks 19–21)
Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” (symphonic suite for orchestra) (tracks 16–18)
recording of:

CD 2

piano:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1982-07-24) (track 4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 4)
Charles Ives (1930 – 1935) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 2)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1945) (track 3)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1982-07-24) (tracks 2–4)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1988-11-22) (track 1)
orchestra:
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1982-07-24) (tracks 2–4)
New York Philharmonic (1988-11-22) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (1938) (track 2)
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 4)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 2)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 4)
Warner Bros. Music (track 4)
recorded at:
Avery Fisher Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1988-11-22) (track 1)
edits:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 2)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 2)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 2)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 2)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 2)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 4)
is based on:
Appalachian Spring (original ballet for 13 instruments, 1944) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 4)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 4)
live recording of:
Adagio for Strings (1982-07-24) (track 2)
Appalachian Spring (suite for full orchestra, 1945) (1982-07-24) (track 3)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (1982-07-24) (track 4)
The Unanswered Question, S. 50 (version 2) (1988-11-22) (track 1)
parts:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 4)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 4)
version of:
The Unanswered Question, S. 50 (version 1) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B00001X59P [info]