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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 On the Town: New York, New York
4:00
2 On the Town: Lonely Town
2:17
3 On the Town: Carried Away
3:01
4 Peter Pan: Build My House
1:24
5 Peter Pan: Plank Song
0:48
6 Trouble in Tahiti: I Was Standing in a Garden
7:24
7 Trouble in Tahiti: What a Movie
4:41
8 Wonderful Town: Conga
3:26
9 Wonderful Town: Ohio
2:55
10 Wonderful Town: Wrong Note Rag
2:29
11 Candide: Best of All Possible Worlds
3:25
12 Candide: Oh, Happy We
1:52
13 Candide: Glitter & Be Gay
5:36
14 Candide: Make Our Garden Grow
4:01
15 West Side Story: America
5 4:35
16 West Side Story: Maria
5 2:39
17 West Side Story:Tonight Quintet
3:54
18 West Side Story: Somewhere
2:18
19 Mass: Hymn & Psalm: A Simple Song
4:45
20 Finale: On the Town: Some Other Time
4:24
21 Encore: 1600 Hundred Pennsylvania Avenue: Take Care of This House
3:06

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1950) (tracks 4–5)
additional lyricist:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1971) (track 19)
Stephen Schwartz (1971) (track 19)
additional orchestrator:
Irwin Kostal (tracks 15–16)
Sid Ramin (tracks 15–16)
associate producer:
Teo Macero (tracks 3, 20)
baritone vocals:
Mark Brown (operatic baritone) (1973-08-15) (track 7)
Julian Patrick (operatic baritone) (1973-08-15) (track 6)
choir vocals:
The Berkshire Boy Choir (1971-09-08) (track 19)
The Norman Scribner Choir (1971-09-08) (track 19)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 1–3, 8–15, 17–18, 20–21)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1952) (tracks 6–7)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1956) (track 16)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1971) (track 19)
conductor:
Lehman Engel (tracks 8–10)
Samuel Krachmalnick (1956-12-09) (tracks 11–14)
Max Goberman (1957) (tracks 15–18)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1960-05-31) (tracks 1–3, 20)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1971-09-08) (track 19)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1973-08-15) (tracks 6–7)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1977) (track 21)
engineer:
Fred Plaut (tracks 3, 20)
Robert Waller (tracks 3, 20)
lead vocals:
Rosalind Russell (track 8)
Chita Rivera (1957) (track 15)
lyricist:
Betty Comden (tracks 1–3, 8, 10, 20)
Adolph Green (tracks 1–3, 8, 10, 20)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 21)
Stephen Sondheim (tracks 15, 17–18)
Richard Wilbur (tracks 13–14)
Betty Comden (1953) (track 9)
Adolph Green (1953) (track 9)
Stephen Sondheim (1956) (track 16)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Nancy Williams (operatic mezzo-soprano) (1973-08-15) (tracks 6–7)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1960-05-31) (tracks 1–3, 20)
Columbia Wind Ensemble (1973-08-15) (tracks 6–7)
National Symphony Orchestra (The Kennedy Center) (1977) (track 21)
orchestrator:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 15–16)
producer:
Goddard Lieberson (tracks 3, 15–16, 20)
soprano vocals:
Antonia Butler (operatic soprano) (1973-08-15) (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Michael Clarke (operatic tenor) (1973-08-15) (track 7)
vocals:
Jacquelyn McKeever (track 9)
Rosalind Russell (tracks 8–9)
Marcia Henderson (1950) (track 4)
Boris Karloff (1950) (track 5)
Barbara Cook (1956-12-09) (tracks 11–13)
Robert Rounseville (1956-12-09) (tracks 11–12)
Marilyn Cooper (1957) (track 15)
Reri Grist (American soprano) (1957) (track 15)
Larry Kert (1957) (track 16)
Carol Lawrence (1957) (track 18)
Cris Alexander (1960-05-31) (track 20)
Betty Comden (1960-05-31) (tracks 3, 20)
Adolph Green (1960-05-31) (tracks 3, 20)
John Reardon (1960-05-31) (track 2)
Nancy Walker (1960-05-31) (track 20)
Frederica von Stade (1977) (track 21)
publisher:
G. Schirmer (track 18)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 16, 18)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 15)
premiered at:
recorded at:
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1956-12-09) (tracks 11–14)
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1960-05-31) (tracks 1–3, 20)
London Weekend Television Studios (1973-08-15) (tracks 6–7)
arrangements:
West Side Story: Maria (arr. Gordon for oboe and orchestra) (track 16)
is the basis for:
散‧聚 (track 18)
later translated versions:
America (West Side Story, Japanese version) (track 15)
America (track 15)
Amerika je Amerika (track 15)
Maria (track 16)
Maria (track 16)
Un pays pour nous (track 18)
part of:
Candide (tracks 11–14)
Trouble in Tahiti (tracks 6–7)
Wonderful Town (tracks 8–10)
West Side Story (tracks 15–18)
On the Town (tracks 1–3, 20)
recording of:
Candide: Act I. Glitter and Be Gay (1956-12-09) (track 13)
Candide: Act I. Oh, Happy We (1956-12-09) (track 12)
Candide: Act II. Make Our Garden Grow (1956-12-09) (track 14)
West Side Story: Maria (Tony) (1957) (track 16)
West Side Story: Somewhere (1957) (track 18)
West Side Story: Tonight Quintet (Jets, Sharks, Anita, Tony, Maria, Riff, Bernardo) (1957) (track 17)
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (1957-09-29) (track 15)
On the Town: Carried Away (1960-05-31) (track 3)
On the Town: Lonely Town (1960-05-31) (track 2)
On the Town: New York, New York (1960-05-31) (track 1)
On the Town: Some Other Time (1960-05-31) (track 20)
Take Care of This House (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue) (1977) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
West Side Story: Overture (tracks 16–17)
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (tracks 15–16)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (tracks 15–16)
West Side Story Suite (tracks 15–16, 16, 18)