Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 16:44
2 The Grand Canyon Suite: Cloudburst
Ferde Grofé 9:48
3 Candide: Overture
Leonard Bernstein 4:20
4 En Salon Mexico
Aaron Copland 10:26
5 West Side Story: Medley
Leonard Bernstein 13:41
6 Bachianas Brasilieras No. 2
Heitor Villa‐Lobos 4:36
7 The Belle of the Ball (For orchestra 1951)
Leroy Anderson 2:46
8 Variations on I Got Rhythm for Piano and Orchestra
George Gershwin 9:30

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 3, 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
Ferde Grofé (1929 – 1931) (track 2)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos (1930) (track 6)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1932 – 1936) (track 4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933 – 1934) (track 8)
Leroy Anderson (1951) (track 7)
conductor:
Hans-Dieter Baum (tracks 2, 6, 8)
Neville Marriner (tracks 4–5)
Pinchas Steinberg (track 7)
Pavel Urbanek (conductor) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Ira Gershwin (track 8)
librettist:
Arthur Laurents (track 5)
lyricist:
Stephen Sondheim (track 5)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 1)
performer:
Budapesti Filharmóniai Társaság Zenekara (Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra) (track 1)
Rundfunk‐Sinfonieorchester Berlin (East Berlin, 1923–) (tracks 2, 6, 8)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (track 1)
part of:
Appleby Catalogue (W) (number: W247) (track 6)
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 3)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
El Salón México (arr. E. Svanoe for wind band) (track 4)
El Salón México (for concert band, Hindsley) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Suite of Dances from West Side Story (for guitars, arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 5)
Variations on "I Got Rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
West Side Story Suite (arr. for violin and orchestra, Brohn) (track 5)
West Side Story Suite (for four clarinets, Van Netelbosch) (track 5)
is based on:
I Got Rhythm (track 8)
Romeo and Juliet (track 5)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 1)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
part of:
Candide (track 3)
Grand Canyon Suite (track 2)
partial recording of:
West Side Story (track 5)
parts:
West Side Story: Maria (Tony) (track 5)
West Side Story: Tonight (Maria, Tony) (track 5)
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (track 5)
West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart (Tony, Maria) (track 5)
West Side Story: Tonight Quintet (Jets, Sharks, Anita, Tony, Maria, Riff, Bernardo) (track 5)
West Side Story: A Boy Like That (Anita, Maria) (track 5)
West Side Story: I Have a Love (Maria, Anita) (track 5)
recording of:
Belle of the Ball (track 7)
Candide: Overture (track 3)
El Salón México (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 1)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)