Leonard Bernstein - Composer and Conductor (10 CD, FLAC)
Leonard Bernstein - Composer and Conductor (10 CD, FLAC)

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Number of Discs: 1 CD box set
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CD 01
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story
Act 1
01. Prologue
02. Jet Song
03. Something‘s Coming
04. The Dance at the Gym
05. Maria
06. Tonight
07. America
08. Cool
9. One Hand, One Heart
10. Tonight
11. The Rumble

Act 2
12. I Feel Pretty
13. Somewhere
14. Gee, Officer Krupke
15. A Boy Like That, I Have A Love
16. Finale (Tutti)
Riff: Mickey Calin,
Tony: Larry Kert,
Action: Eddie Roll,
A-Rab: Tony Mordente,
Baby John: David Winters,
Snowboy: Grover Dale,
Diesel: Hank Brunjes,
Maria: Carol Lawrence,
Anita: Chita Rivera,
Rosalia: Marylin Cooper,
Consuelo: Reri Grist,
Teresita: Carmen Gutierrez,
Francisca: Elisabeth Taylor
New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

CD 02
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story: Sinfonische Tänze / Symphonic Dances
01. I. Prologue: Allegro moderato
02. II. Somewhere: Adagio
03. III. Scherzo: Vivace e leggiero
04. IV. Mambo: Meno presto
05. V. Cha-Cha: Andantino con grazia
06. Meeting Scene: Meno mosso
07. Cool Fugue: Allegretto
08. Rumble: Molto allegro
09. Finale: Adagio
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis

Facsimile – A Choreographic Essay
10. I. Solo
11. II. Pas de deux
12. III. Pas de trois
13. IV. Coda
RCA Victor Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

On The Town: Balletmusik / Ballet Music
14. Lonely Town – Pas de deux
15. Times Square – Finale 1. Akt
16. Dream in the Subway
17. Dance of the Great Lover
18. Dream Sequence – Conclusion
“On The Town”-Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Sinfonie Nr. 1 „Jeremias“ / Symphony No. 1 “Jeremiah”
19. I. Prophecy: Largamente
20. II. Profanation: Vivace con brio
21. III. Lamentation: Lento
Nan Merriman (Mezzosopran / mezzo-soprano)
St. Louis Symphony London, Leonard Bernstein

CD 03
Leonard Bernstein
Sinfonie Nr. 2 für Klavier und Orchester „Das Zeitalter der Angst“ (nach dem Gedicht von W. H. Auden) /
Symphony No. 2 for piano and orchestra “The Age of Anxiety” (after the poem by W. H. Auden)
Teil 1 / Part 1
01. The Prologue: Lento moderato
02. The Seven Ages: Variations 1-7
03. The Seven Stages: Variations 8-14

Teil 2 / Part 2
04. The Dirge: Largo
05. The Masque: Extremely fast
06. The Epilogue: L’istesso tempo. Adagio. Andante. Con moto
Lukas Foss (Klavier / piano)
New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

07. “On The Waterfront”: Sinfonische Suite / Symphonic Suite
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis

CD 04
Ludwig van Beethoven
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 B-Dur op. 19 / Piano Concerto No. 2 in B major, op. 19
01. I. Allegro con brio
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Rondo: Molto allegro
Glenn Gould (Klavier / piano)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Maurice Ravel
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
04. I. Allegramente. Andante a piacere. Tempo primo
05. II. Adagio assai
06. III. Presto
Philharmonia Orchestra London, Leonard Bernstein

CD 05
Antonín Dvorák

Sinfonie Nr. 9 e-Moll op. 95 „Aus der Neuen Welt“ / Symphony No. 9 in E minor op. 95 “From the New World”
01. I. Adagio. Allegro molto
02. II. Largo
03. III. Scherzo: Molto vivace
04. IV. Allegro con fuoco
New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

CD 06
Peter I. Tchaikovsky

Sinfonie Nr. 6 h-Moll op. 74 „Pathétique“ / Symphony No. 6 in B minor op. 74 “Pathétique”
01. I. Adagio. Allegro non troppo 18:34
02. II. Allegro con grazia 8:05
03. III. Allegro molto vivace 8:59
04. Finale: Adagio lamentoso 11:04
New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

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CD 07
Georg Friedrich Händel

Messiah
Teil / Part 1
01. Ouvertüre / overture
02. Rezitativ (Tenor) / rezitative (tenor): Comfort ye, my people
03. Arie (Tenor) / aria (tenor): Every valley shall be exalted
04. Chor / chorus: And the glory of the Lord
05. Rezitativ (Bass) / rezitative (bass): Thus saith the Lord
06. Arie (Bass) / aria (bass): But who may abide
07. Chor / chorus: And he shall purify
08. Rezitativ (Altus) / rezitative (altus): Behold, a virgin shall conceive
09. Arie (Altus) / aria (altus): O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
10. Chor / chorus: For unto us a child is born
11. Pifa
12. Rezitativ (Sopran) / rezitative (soprano): There were shepherds
13. Rezitativ (Sopran) / rezitative (soprano): And lo! the angel of the Lord
14. Rezitativ (Sopran) / rezitative (soprano): And the angel said unto them
15. Rezitativ (Sopran) / rezitative (soprano): And suddenly there was with the angel
16. Chor / chorus: Glory to God
17. Arie (Sopran) / aria (soprano): Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
18. Rezitativ (Altus) / rezitative (altus): Than shall the eyes of the blind be opened
19. Arie (Altus, Sopran) / aria (altus, soprano): He shall feed His flock
20. Chor / chorus: Lift up your hands
21. Arie (Bass) / aria (bass): Why do the nations
22. Chor / chorus: Let us break their bonds assunder
23. Rezitativ (Tenor) / rezitative (tenor): He that dwelleth in heaven
24. Arie (Tenor) / aria (tenor): Thou shalt break them
25. Chor / chorus: Hallelujah!
Adele Addison (Sopran / soprano), Russell Oberlin (Altus / altus), David Lloyd (Tenor / tenor), William Warfield (Bariton / baritone),
Westminster Choir, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

CD 08
Georg Friedrich Händel

Messiah
Teil / Part 2
01. Chor / chorus: Behold the lamb
02. Arie (Altus) / aria (altus): He was despised
03. Chor / chorus: And with his stripes we are healed
04. Chor /chorus: All we like sheep have gone astray
05. Rezitativ (Tenor) / rezitative (tenor): All they that see Him
06. Chor / chorus: He trusted in God
07. Rezitativ (Tenor) / Rezitative (tenor): Thy rebuke hath broken His heart
08. Arie (Tenor) / aria (tenor): Behold, and see if there be any sorrow
09. Rezitativ (Sopran) / rezitative (soprano): He was cut off
10. Arie (Sopran) / aria (soprano): I know that my Redeemer liveth
11. Chor / chorus: Since by man came death
12. Rezitativ (Bass) / rezitative (bass): Behold, I tell you a mystery
13. Arie (Bass) / aria (bass): The trumpet shall sound
14. Chor (chorus): Worthy is the Lamb. Blessing and honour, glory and power
Adele Addison (Sopran / soprano), Russell Oberlin (Altus / altus), David Lloyd (Tenor / tenor), William Warfield (Bariton / baritone), William Vacchiano (Trompete / trumpet),
Westminster Choir, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

CD 09
Vincenzo Bellini

La Sonnambula
Melodramma in zwei Akten / in two acts (Gesamtaufnahme / complete recording)
Akt / Act 1
01. Viva Amina! (Chor / chorus)
02. Tutto è gioia, tutto è festa … (Lisa, Alessio, Chor / chorus)
03. In Elvezia non v‘ha rosa (Chor / chorus)
04. Care compagne, e voi teneri amici (Amina, Chor / chorus)
05. Come per me sereno
06. Sovra il sen la man mi posa
07. Io più di tutti, o Amina (Alessio, Amina, Lisa, Teresa, Chor / chorus, Notar / notary)
08. Perdona, o mia diletta (Elvino, Amina, Chor / chorus)
09. Prendi: l‘anel ti dono (Elvino, Chor, Amina)
10. Come nel vostro cor (Chor / chorus, Amina, Elvino)
11. Domani, appena aggiorni (Elvino, Chor / chorus, Amina, Rodolfo, Lisa)
12. Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni (Rodolfo, Chor / chorus)
13. Ma fra voi
14. Tu non sai
15. Contezza del paese (Lisa, Rodolfo, Teresa, Chor / chorus)
16. A fosco cielo, a notte bruna (Chor / chorus, Rodolfo, Amina, Teresa, Elvino)
17. Basta così. Ciascuno si attenga (Rodolfo, Teresa, Chor / chorus, Elvino)
18. Elvino! E me tu lasci (Amina, Elvino)
19. Son geloso del zefiro errante (Elvino, Amina)
20. Davver, non mi dispiace (Rodolfo, Lisa)
21. Che veggio? Saria forse (Rodolfo, Amina, Lisa)
22. Oh ciel! … Che tento? (Rodolfo, Amina)
23. Osservate: l‘uscio è aperto. (Chor / chorus)
24. E‘ menzogna! (Elvino, Chor / chorus, Amina)
Amina: Maria Callas (Sopran / soprano),
Elvino: Cesare Valletti (Tenor / tenor),
Rodolfo: Giuseppe Modesti (Bass / bass),
Teresa: Gabriella Carturan (Mezzosopran / mezzo-soprano),
Lisa: Eugenia Ratti (Sopran / soprano),
Alessio: Pierluigi Latinucci (Bass / bass),
Notar / A Notary: Giuseppe Nessi (Tenor / tenor),
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Leonard Bernstein

CD 10
Vincenzo Bellini

La Sonnambula
Melodramma in zwei Akten / in two acts (Gesamtaufnahme / complete recording)
Fortsetzung 1. Akt / Act 1 continued
01. D’un pensiero e d’un accento (Amina, Elvino, Chor / chorus, Teresa, Alessio)
02. Non più nozze; al nuovo amante
(Elvino, Chor / chorus, Amina, Lisa, Alessio, Teresa)
Akt / Act 2
03. Qui la selva è più folta ed ombrosa (Chor / chorus)
04. Reggimi, o buona madre (Amina, Teresa)
05. Vedi, o madre … è afflitto e mesto … (Amina, Elvino)
06. Viva il Conte! (Chor / chorus, Elvino, Amina, Teresa)
07. Ah! perché non posso odiarti (Elvino, Teresa, Chor / chorus)
08. Lasciami: aver compreso (Lisa, Alessio, Chor / chorus)
09. De‘ lieti auguri a voi son grata
10. È fia pur vero Elvino (Lisa, Elvino, Chor / chorus, Rodolfo)
11. Signor Conte, agli occhi miei (Elvino, Rodolfo, Chor / chorus, Lisa)
12. Piano, amici: non gridate (Teresa, Chor / chorus, Lisa, Elvino)
13. Lisa! mendace anch’essa (Elvino, Lisa, Teresa, Rodolfo)
14. Signor? … che creder deggio? (Elvino, Rodolfo, Amina, Chor / chorus)
15. Oh! se una volta sola rivederlo io potessi (Amina, Rodolfo, Teresa, Elvino)
16. Ah, non creda mirarti (Amina, Elvino, Rodolfo)
17. No, più non reggo (Elvino, Amina, Rodolfo, Chor / chorus)
18. Ah! Non giunge uman pensiero (Amina, Chor / chorus)
Amina: Maria Callas (Sopran / soprano),
Elvino: Cesare Valletti (Tenor / tenor),
Rodolfo: Giuseppe Modesti (Bass / bass),
Teresa: Gabriella Carturan (Mezzosopran / mezzo-soprano),
Lisa: Eugenia Ratti (Sopran / soprano),
Alessio: Pierluigi Latinucci (Bass / bass),
Notar / A Notary: Giuseppe Nessi (Tenor / tenor),
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Leonard Bernstein

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