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Best of Leonard Bernstein

Best of Leonard Bernstein
  • wykonawca: Leonard Bernstein
  • tytuł: Best of Leonard Bernstein
  • premiera: 24-08-2018
  • nośnik nr kat: 19075853612 ( 2 CD )

Sony Classical ma zaszczyt zaprezentować 2 płytowy zestaw nagrań zatytułowany Best of Leonard Bernstein.To kolejne wydawnictwo stworzone z okazji 100 rocznicy urodzin tego Wielkiego Twórcy Muzyki XX wieku. Tym razem usłyszymy dzieła takich kompozytorów jak: Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Mahler, Szostakowicz i Copland. Solistami były gwiazdy scen muzyki klasycznej XX wieku: klarnecista Benny Goodman mezzosopran Frederica von Stade, skrzypkowie Joshua Bell i Zino Francescatti, pianiści Glenn Gould i Philippe Entremont…

DISC 1: The Conductor
1. Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 “Italian”: I. Allegro vivace (1958)
2. Mozart Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: III. Allegretto (1956) Leonard Bernstein, piano
3. Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor: Part III: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (1963)
4. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica”: IV. Finale. Allegro molto (1964)
5. Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso – Poco meno presto (1962)
6. Beethoven: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19: III. Rondo – Molto allegro (1957) Glenn Gould, piano
7. Copland: Appalachian Spring: Doppio movimento (1961)
8. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47: IV. Allegro non troppo (1959)
9. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (1959) Leonard Bernstein, piano

DISC 2: The Composer
1. Bernstein: Overture to “Candide” (1960/1963)
2. Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town”: III. Times Square: 1944 (1963)
3. Bernstein: West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast) Act I: Maria (1957) Max Goberman
4. Bernstein: West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast) Act I: Tonight (1957) Max Goberman
5. Bernstein: West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast) Act I: America (1957) Max Goberman
6. Bernstein: Make Our Garden Grow from “Candide” (1991) John Williams
7. Bernstein: Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium“: IV. Agathon (Adagio) (1965) Zino Francescatti, violin
8. Bernstein: Mass – A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers (1971): I. Devotions before Mass: 2. Hymn and Psalm: “A Simple Song”
9. Bernstein: Mass – A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers (1971): V. Meditation No. 1
10. Bernstein: The Age of Anxiety, Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra: c. The Seven Stages: Variations 8- 14 (1965) Philippe Entremont, piano
11. Bernstein: Prelude to “Trouble in Tahiti” (1973)
12. Bernstein: Fancy Free Ballet: VI. Three Dance Variations: Variation I (Galop) (1963)
13. Bernstein: Fancy Free Ballet: Variation II (Waltz) (1963)
14. Bernstein: Fancy Free Ballet: Variation III (Danzon) (1963)
15. Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs for Solo Clarinet and Jazz Ensemble: Riffs for Everyone (1963) Benny Goodman, clarinet
16. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”: I. Prologue – Allegro moderato (1961)
17. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”: II. Somewhere – Adagio (1961)
18. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”: III. Scherzo – Vivace leggiero (1961)
19. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”: IV. Mambo – Meno presto (1961)
20. Bernstein-Brohn: Lonely Town from “On the Town” (2000) Joshua Bell, violin
21. Bernstein: Take Care of This House from “1600 Pennsylvania Avenue” (1977) Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano