Bernstein, Leonard: The Composer

February 26, 2013, 7:00 pm

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On this edition of Exploring Music, we focus on the works of Leonard Bernstein, the great American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist. We will enjoy his unique contributions to our American sounds; West Side Story, Candide, sonatas, symphonies, and more!

Playlist

Episode 1

Bernstein: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano, II
Ahn Trio
Angel 57022-2
3:38
Bernstein: Piano Sonata I
Frey, p.
Koch 7426
5:55
Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Combs, cl.; Sobol, p.
Summitt 172
10:16
Bernstein: Anniversary for Serge Koussevitsky fr. Seven Anniversaries
Frey, p.
Koch 7426
2:08
Bernstein: Symphony No. 1, I and II
New York/Phil Bernstein
Sony 60697
14:16
Bernstein: “I Can Cook” from On the Town
Kaye, s.; Blier, p.
Koch 7000
2:19
Bernstein: “Lonely Town” from On the Town
Bill Charlap Trio
Blue Note 94807
2:00
Bernstein: “I Get Carried Away” from On the Town
Kaye, s.; Sharp, bar.; Blier,p.
Koch 7000
3:08

Episode 2

Bernstein: Three Dance Interludes from On the Town
New York Phil/Bernstein
Sony 60559
9:41

Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 (excerpts)

New York Phil/Bernstein; Entremont, p.

Sony 60697

3:35, 18:46

Bernstein: Anniversary for Felicia Montealegre from Four Anniversaries

Frey, p.

Koch 7426

2:41

Bernstein: “Jupiter has Seven Moons” and “I Hate Music” from I Hate Music

Thebom, ms.

RCA 09026-68101

1:09, 1:28

Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

Colombia Jazz Combo/Bernstein Goodman, cl.

Sony 60559

7:46

Bernstein: “A Quiet Girl” and “Ohio” (excerpt) from Wonderful Town

Bill Charlap Trio

Blue Note 94807

1:32, 2:14

Episode 3

Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti
Columbia Wind Ensemble/Bernstein
Sony 60969
7:22

Bernstein: Serenade for Violin & Orchestra “after Plato’s Symposium”

Baltimore Symphony/Zinman; Hahn, v.

Sony 60584

30:25

Bernstein: Overture fr. Candide

New York Phil/Bernstein

Sony 63085

4:08

Bernstein: West Side Story Medley

New York Phil/Bernstein

Phil 416 360

5:57

Episode 4

Bernstein: Candide (excerpts)
London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Bernstein; Anderson, s.
DG 449656
6:34, 6:47, 5:37

Bernstein: Suite from On the Waterfront

New York Phil/Bernstein

Sony 63085

19:29

Bernstein: West Side Story (excerpts)

Israel Phil/Bernstein; Horne, ms.

DG 415 253

2:23, 1:18, :46, 3:00

Bernstein: “Cool” fr. West Side Story (excerpt)

Bill Charlap Trio

Blue Note 94807

1:22

Episode 5

Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 (excerpts)

Israel Philharmonic/Bernstein; Wagner, n.

DG 289 463

7:57, 9:52

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, II

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Shaw; Ragin, cten.

Tel 80181

5:23

Bernstein: “A Simple Song” fr. Mass

Orchestra/Bernstein; Norman Scribner Choir & Berkshire Boy Choir; Titus, bar.

CBS 44593/Sony 630 89

4:43

Bernstein: Halil

LSO/Sedares; Dwyer, fl.

Koch 7412

15:09

Bernstein: Divertimento for Orchestra (excerpts)

Israel Phil/Bernstein

DG 427042

2:49

Bernstein: “Some Other Time” fr. On the Town

Karrin Allyson

Concord Jazz 4641

2:04