Annotation

Candide (1989 studio cast) - referred to by Bernstein as The Final Revised Version, it was recorded at Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London, from December 15-18, 1989 but not issued until 1991.
http://www.sondheimguide.com/Candide/89bernstein.html

Recording Details
Date: 1989-12
Type: Audio / Studio Cast
Method: Studio
Language: English
Lyrics: Leonard Bernstein, Lillian Hellman, Stephen Sondheim
Conductors: Leonard Bernstein
Music Directors: Richard Hickox
Producers: Alison Ames
Liner Notes: Leonard Bernstein, Andrew Porter
Performers: June Anderson, Clive Bayley, Lindsay Benson, Nicolai Gedda, Adolph Green, Jerry Hadley, Neil Jenkins, Della Jones, Christa Ludwig, Kurt Ollmann, Richard Suart, John Treleaven

Label: Deutsche Grammophon - Cat #: 429 734-2 (set) / 429 735-2 (disc 1) / 429 736-2 (disc 2) - UPC: 028942973428
DE release: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B000001GD2

Label: Deutsche Grammophon - Cat #: 429 734-2 (set) / 429 735-2 (disc 1) / 429 736-2 (disc 2) - UPC: 028942973428
DE release: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B000001GD2

Annotation last modified on 2012-03-25 18:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Candide: Act I, No. 1. Overture
Leonard Bernstein 4:30
2 Candide: Act I, No. 1a. Westphalia Chorale
Leonard Bernstein 1:00
3 Candide: Act I, No. 2. Life Is Happiness Indeed
Leonard Bernstein 2:59
4 Candide: Act I, No. 3. The Best of All Possible Worlds
Leonard Bernstein 2:42
5 Candide: Act I, No. 3a. Universal Good
Leonard Bernstein 0:55
6 Candide: Act I, No. 4. Oh, Happy We
Leonard Bernstein 2:04
7 Candide: Act I, No. 5. It Must Be So (Candide's Meditation)
Leonard Bernstein 2:15
8 Candide: Act I, No. 6. Westphalia
Leonard Bernstein 0:54
9 Candide: Act I, No. 6a. Battle Music
Leonard Bernstein 0:55
10 Candide: Act I, No. 7. Candide's Lament
Leonard Bernstein 6:21
11 Candide: Act I, No. 8. Dear Boy
Leonard Bernstein 4:20
12 Candide: Act I, No. 9. Auto-da-fé
Leonard Bernstein 7:55
13 Candide: Act I, No. 10. Candide Begins His Travels / Act I, No. 10a. It Must Be Me
Leonard Bernstein 3:11
14 Candide: Act I, No. 11. The Paris Waltz
Leonard Bernstein 3:17
15 Candide: Act I, No. 12. Glitter and Be Gay
Leonard Bernstein 6:49
16 Candide: Act I, No. 13. You Were Dead, You Know
Leonard Bernstein 3:01
17 Candide: Act I, No. 14. I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango)
Leonard Bernstein 4:13
18 Candide: Act I, No. 15. Quartet Finale
Leonard Bernstein 3:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Candide: Act II, No. 16. Universal Good
Leonard Bernstein 1:07
2 Candide: Act II, No. 17. My Love (Governor's Serenade)
Leonard Bernstein 2:29
3 Candide: Act II, No. 18. We Are Women (Polka)
Leonard Bernstein 3:34
4 Candide: Act II, No. 19. The Pilgrims' Procession - Alleluia
Leonard Bernstein 2:41
5 Candide: Act II, No. 20. Quiet
Leonard Bernstein 4:18
6 Candide: Act II, No. 21. Introduction to Eldorado
Leonard Bernstein 1:17
7 Candide: Act II, No. 22. The Ballad of Eldorado
Leonard Bernstein 3:47
8 Candide: Act II, No. 23. Words, Words, Words (Martin's Laughing Song)
Leonard Bernstein 3:11
9 Candide: Act II, No. 24. Bon Voyage
Leonard Bernstein 2:43
10 Candide: Act II, No. 25. The Kings' Barcarolle
Leonard Bernstein 3:53
11 Candide: Act II, No. 26. Money, Money, Money (Venice Gambling Scene)
Leonard Bernstein 0:44
12 Candide: Act II, No. 27. What's the Use
Leonard Bernstein 4:30
13 Candide: Act II, No. 28. The Venice Gavotte
Leonard Bernstein 4:26
14 Candide: Act II, No. 29. Nothing More Than This
Leonard Bernstein 4:03
15 Candide: Act II, No. 30. Universal Good (Life Is Neither)
Leonard Bernstein 2:23
16 Candide: Act II, No. 31. Make Our Garden Grow (Finale)
Leonard Bernstein 5:41

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 17)
chorus master:
Simon Joly (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 17)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15, 17)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–18)
lyricist:
Richard Wilbur (track 15)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 17)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
June Anderson (tracks 6, 15)
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) (track 4)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 17)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–18)
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 1)
part of:
Candide (tracks 1, 4, 6, 15, 17)
recording of:
Candide: Act I. Glitter and Be Gay (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 15)
Candide: Act I. I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 17)
Candide: Act I. Oh, Happy We (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 6)
Candide: Act I. The Best of All Possible Worlds (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 4)
Candide: Overture (1989-12-18) (track 1)

CD 2

composer:
Leonard Bernstein (tracks 14, 16)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Richard Wilbur (track 16)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–16)
vocals:
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) (track 16)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (tracks 1–16)
part of:
Candide (tracks 14, 16)
recording of:
Candide: Act II. Make Our Garden Grow (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 16)