Annotation

Orchestras: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra
Conductors: Leonard Bernstein, John Owen Edwards

Annotation last modified on 2011-10-10 11:17 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 West Side Story: Prologue 4:08
2 West Side Story: Somewhere: Adagio 4:35
3 West Side Story: Scherzo: Vivace leggerio 1:20
4 West Side Story: Mambo: Presto 2:21
5 West Side Story: Cha-Cha: Andantino con grazia 0:55
6 West Side Story: Meeting Scene: Meno mosso 0:47
7 West Side Story: Cool Fugue: Allegretto 3:44
8 West Side Story: Rumble: Molto allegro 1:56
9 West Side Story: Finale: Adagio 3:21
10 A Musical Toast 2:24
11 Wonderful Town: A Little Bit in Love 2:54
12 On the Town: The Great Lover 1:51
13 On the Town: Lonely Town, Pas de deux 3:40
14 On the Town: Times Square 1944 4:58
15 Facsimile: Choreographic Essay for Orchestra 19:19
16 Prelude, Fugue and Riffs: Prelude (For the Brass) 1:53
17 Prelude, Fugue and Riffs: Fugue (For the Saxes) 1:51
18 Prelude, Fugue and Riffs: Riffs (for Everyone) 4:36
19 Slava! 4:10
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Candide Overture 4:31
2 Candide - Best of All Possible Worlds 2:42
3 Candide - Oh Happy Me 2:04
4 Candide - Glitter and Be Gay 6:49
5 Candide - I Am Easily Assimilated 4:12
6 Candide - Make Our Garden Grow 5:49
7 Fancy Free - Big Stuff (Blues) 0:36
8 Fancy Free - Opening Dance 3:05
9 Fancy Free - Scene at the Bar 1:49
10 Fancy Free - Enter Two Girls 2:51
11 Fancy Free - Pas de Deux 3:18
12 Fancy Free - Competition Scene 3:18
13 Fancy Free - Variation I - Galop 1:28
14 Fancy Free - Variation II - Waltz 2:40
15 Fancy Free - Variation III - Danzon 2:49
16 Fancy Free - Finale 5:01
17 Fancy Free - Big Stuff Reprise (Blues) 2:02
18 On the Waterfront - Andante 3:18
19 On the Waterfront - Adagio 2:23
20 On the Waterfront - Andante largamente 5:12
21 On the Waterfront - Moving Forward 3:45
22 On the Waterfront - Allegro non troppo 4:45
23 On the Waterfront - a tempo 2:19

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Peter Schmidl (clarinetist) (1988-09-22) (tracks 16–18)
additional orchestrator:
Irwin Kostal (track 2)
Irwin Kostal (1960) (tracks 1, 3–9)
Sid Ramin (1960) (tracks 1–9)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (track 11)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1945) (tracks 12–14)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1946) (track 15)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1949) (tracks 16–18)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–9)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1977) (track 19)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1980) (track 10)
conductor:
John Owen Edwards (track 11)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1978-10-23) (track 19)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1981-05-29) (tracks 10, 12–15)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–9)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1988-09-22) (tracks 16–18)
lyricist:
Betty Comden (track 11)
Adolph Green (track 11)
orchestra:
National Symphony Orchestra (of London) (track 11)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1978-10-23) (track 19)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-05-29) (tracks 10, 12–15)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1982-07-24) (tracks 1–9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1988-09-22) (tracks 16–18)
orchestrator:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1960) (tracks 1–9)
vocals:
Rebecca Luker (track 11)
recorded at:
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1978-10-23) (track 19)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1981-05-29) (tracks 10, 12–15)
Wiener Musikverein in Wien, Austria (1988-09-22) (tracks 16–18)
compiled in:
arrangements:
Slava! (for band, Grundman) (track 19)
live recording of:
part of:
Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (tracks 16–18)
Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” (symphonic suite for orchestra) (tracks 12–14)
Wonderful Town (track 11)
parts:
recording of:
A Musical Toast (1981-05-29) (track 10)

CD 2

drums (drum set) [drums]:
Dicky Tarrach (1978-10-23) (tracks 7, 17)
bass guitar:
Thissy Thiers (1978-10-23) (tracks 7, 17)
piano:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1978-10-23) (tracks 7, 17)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 5)
chorus master:
Simon Joly (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 5)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (tracks 1–6)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1944) (tracks 7–17)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1955) (tracks 18–23)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1978-10-23) (tracks 8–16)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1981-05-29) (tracks 18–23)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–6)
lead vocals:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1978-10-23) (track 17)
lyricist:
Richard Wilbur (tracks 4, 6)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1944) (tracks 7, 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) (track 6)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 5)
orchestra:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1978-10-23) (tracks 8–16)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-05-29) (tracks 18–23)
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–6)
vocals:
June Anderson (soprano) (tracks 3–4)
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) (tracks 2, 6)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 5)
recorded at:
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1978-10-23) (tracks 7–17)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1981-05-29) (tracks 18–23)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–6)
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 1)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
is based on:
is the basis for:
part of:
Candide (tracks 1–6)
Fancy Free (tracks 7–17)
partial recording of:
Fancy Free: Big Stuff (1978-10-23) (track 7)
recording of:
Fancy Free: Big Stuff (1978-10-23) (track 17)
Fancy Free: I. Enter Three Sailors (1978-10-23) (track 8)
Fancy Free: II. Scene at the Bar (1978-10-23) (track 9)
Fancy Free: III. Enter Two Girls (1978-10-23) (track 10)
Fancy Free: IV. Pas de deux (1978-10-23) (track 11)
Fancy Free: V. Competition Scene (1978-10-23) (track 12)
Fancy Free: VII. Finale (1978-10-23) (track 16)
Candide: Act I. Glitter and Be Gay (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 4)
Candide: Act I. I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 5)
Candide: Act I. Oh, Happy We (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 3)
Candide: Act I. The Best of All Possible Worlds (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 2)
Candide: Act II. Make Our Garden Grow (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 6)
Candide: Overture (1989-12-18) (track 1)

Release

ASIN:US: B00005OKSJ [info]