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Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein

08/25/12 12:00PM

We hear music in a variety of styles by Leonard Bernstein, born on August 25, 1918.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:00pm

West Side Story: "Gee, Officer Krupke"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Max Goberman
Soloists: Eddie Roll ; Grover Dale ; Hank Brunjes ; Tony Mordente ; David Winters
CD/Album: West Side Story
Record co./Cat #: Sony 60724
Release Year: 1957
 
 

12:05pm

Chichester Psalms
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Camerata Singers; New York Philharmonic
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: John Bogart, alto
CD/Album: Bernstein: Kaddish Symphony - Chichester Psalms
Record co./Cat #: Sony 60595
Release Year: 1965
 
 

12:24pm

Trouble in Tahiti: "What a Movie"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: ORF Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: Wendy White, mezzo-soprano ; Louise Edeiken, soprano ; Mark Thomsen, tenor ; Kurt Ollmann, baritone
CD/Album: "Somewhere" - The Leonard Bernstein Album
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439251
Release Year: 1987
 
 

12:30pm

Mass: Meditation No. 1 for cello and orchestra
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
CD/Album: Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 11878
Release Year: 2008
 
 

12:35pm

Candide: Overture
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
CD/Album: Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 11878
Release Year: 2008
 
 

12:39pm

Candide: "Glitter and Be Gay"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Original Broadway Cast
Conductor: Samuel Krachmalnick
Soloists: Barbara Cook, soprano
CD/Album: Candide
Record co./Cat #: Sony 48017
Release Year: 1956
 
 

12:45pm

On the Town: "New York, New York"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Soloists: Kurt Ollmann, baritone ; David Garrison, baritone ; Thomas Hampson, baritone
CD/Album: Bernstein on Broadway
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447898
Release Year: 1993
 
 

12:50pm

West Side Story: "Somewhere"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Marilyn Horne - Just for the Record: The Golden Voice
Record co./Cat #: Decca 1512
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:52pm

West Side Story: "Tonight"
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: José Carreras, tenor ; Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
CD/Album: Bernstein on Broadway
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447898
Release Year: 1985
 
 
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