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Best of Leonard Bernstein

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Happy 100th, Lenny! Celebrate with the greatest moments from all aspects of his career.

98 SONGS • 8 HOURS AND 1 MINUTE

1West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast): Act I: America2Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 In A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 1. Allegro vivace (Live)3Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 In A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 2. Andante con moto (Live)4Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 In A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 3. Con moto moderato (Live)5Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 4. Saltarello (Live)6Big Stuff (Prologue / From "Fancy Free")74 Dance Episodes from Rodeo: I. Buckaroo Holiday84 Dance Episodes from Rodeo: II. Corral Nocturne94 Dance Episodes from Rodeo: III. Saturday Night Waltz104 Dance Episodes from Rodeo: IV. Hoe Down11West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast): Act II: I Feel Pretty12Beethoven: Symphony No.6 In F, Op.68 - "Pastoral" - 1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande: Allegro ma non troppo (Live)13Beethoven: Symphony No.6 In F, Op.68 - "Pastoral" - 2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso) (Live)14Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" - 3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro) (Live)15Beethoven: Symphony No.6 In F, Op.68 - "Pastoral" - 4. Gewitter, Sturm (Allegro) (Live)16Beethoven: Symphony No.6 In F, Op.68 - "Pastoral" - 5. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm: Allegretto (Live)17Candide (1974): Overture
New Broadway Cast of Candide (1974) & John Mauceri
04:12
18Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 1. Andante (With Dignity) - Presto barbaro19Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 2. Adagio - Allegro molto agitato - Alla breve (Poco più mosso) - Presto come prima20Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 3. Andante largamente - More Flowing - Lento21Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 4. Moving Forward - Largamente - Andante come prima22Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 5. Allegro non troppo, molto marcato - Poco più sostenuto23Bernstein: On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite From The Film - 6. A Tempo (Poco più sostenuto)24Fanfare for the Common Man25Candide, Act II (Remastered): Finale. Make Our Garden Grow
Robert Rounseville, Barbara Cook, Irra Petina, Max Adrian & Original Broadway Cast of Candide
04:18
26Who Am I?
Linda Eder (wendy), Daniel Narducci (captain Hook) & Alaxander Frey
03:45
27Tchaikovsky: Romeo And Juliet, Fantasy Overture - TH.42 (Live)28Bernstein: Slava! - A Political Overture
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein
04:10
29Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), Op.26, MWV P7 (Live)30On The Town - New York, New York
Thomas Hampson, Kurt Ollmann, David Garrison, London Symphony Orchestra & Michael Tilson Thomas
04:00
31Bernstein: Dybbuk Suite No.2 - 1. The Messengers
New York Philharmonic Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein
02:05
32Bernstein: Dybbuk Suite No.2 - 2. Leah33Bernstein: Dybbuk Suite No.2 - 3. 5 Kabbalah Variations34Bernstein: Dybbuk Suite No.2 - 4. Dream35West Side Story: Act II: Somewhere361600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Act I: The President Jefferson March
Lynda Richardson, Tracey Miller, Ambrosian Chorus, London Sinfonietta, John McGlinn & Davis Gaines
05:39
37Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish" - 1. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Assai animato - Andante come prima (Live)38Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish" - 2. Vivace non troppo (Live)39Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish" - 3. Adagio (Live)40Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish" - 4. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai (Live)41Build My House
Linda Eder (wendy), Daniel Narducci (captain Hook) & Alaxander Frey
06:20
42Fancy Free Ballet: II. Scene at the Bar43Wonderful Town, Act I: "A little bit in love" (Eileen)44Candide, Act I (Remastered): Glitter and be Gay45Bernstein: Serenade After Plato's "Symposium" - 1. Phaedrus - Pausanias: Lento - Allegro marcato (Live)46Bernstein: Serenade After Plato's "Symposium" - 2. Aristophanes: Allegretto (Live)47Bernstein: Serenade After Plato's "Symposium" - 3. Erixymachus: Presto (Live)48Bernstein: Serenade After Plato's "Symposium" - 4. Agathon: Adagio (Live)49Bernstein: Serenade After Plato's "Symposium" - 5. Socrates - Alcibiades: Molto tenuto - Allegro molto vivace (Live)50West Side Story: Act I: Something's Coming51Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 4 - "Carmen, un bon conseil"
Colette Boky, Marcia Baldwin, Marilyn Horne, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein
01:53
52Bernstein: Concerto For Orchestra "Jubilee Games" - 1. Free-Style Events: Allegro con brio, giocoso (Live)53Bernstein: Concerto For Orchestra "Jubilee Games" - 2. Mixed Doubles: Theme And Seven Variations (Live)54Bernstein: Concerto For Orchestra "Jubilee Games" - 3. Diaspora Dances: Vivace (Live)55Bernstein: Concerto For Orchestra "Jubilee Games" - 4. Benediction: Moderato, invocando (Live)56Candide, Act I: The Best of All Possible Worlds
Max Adrian, Barbara Cook, Robert Rounseville & Candide Ensemble
03:23
57Spring Will Come Again
Linda Eder (wendy), Daniel Narducci (captain Hook) & Alaxander Frey
03:26
58Missa brevis: Kyrie59Missa brevis: Gloria60Missa brevis: Sanctus61Missa brevis: Benedictus62Missa brevis: Agnus Dei63Missa brevis: Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem64West Side Story: Act I: Maria
Jim Bryant, Johnny Green & West Side Story Orchestra
02:35
65Wonderful Town, Act II: "Wrong note rag" (Ruth, Eileen, Villagers)66Plank Round
Linda Eder (wendy), Daniel Narducci (captain Hook) & Alaxander Frey
02:16
67Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 / Act 2 - "Votre toast ... je peux vous le rendre"
Colette Boky, Marcia Baldwin, Marilyn Horne, Tom Krause, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, The Manhattan Opera Chorus & John Mauceri
05:32
684 Anniversaries: No. 1, For Felicia Montealegre694 Anniversaries: No. 2, For Johnny Mehegan704 Anniversaries: No. 3, For David Diamond714 Anniversaries: No. 4, For Helen Coates72Take Care Of This House From 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue73Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue And Riffs For Clarinet And Jazz Ensemble - 1. Prelude (For The Brass) Fast And Exact (Live)74Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue And Riffs For Clarinet And Jazz Ensemble - 2. Fugue (For The Saxes) Exactly The Same Beat (Live)75Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue And Riffs For Clarinet And Jazz Ensemble - 3. Riffs (For Everyone) (Live)76West Side Story (Original Broadway Cast): Act I: Tonight77Fancy Free Ballet: VI. Three Dance Variations: Variation I (Galop)78Peter, Peter
Linda Eder (wendy), Daniel Narducci (captain Hook) & Alaxander Frey
02:57
79Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 1 - 1. The Prologue. Lento moderato (Live)80Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 1 - 2. The Seven Ages. Var. I-VII (Live)81Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 1 - 3. The Seven Stages. Var. VIII-XIV (Live)82Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 2 - 1. The Dirge. Largo (Live)83Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 2 - 2. The Masque. Extremely Fast (Live)84Bernstein: Symphony No.2 "The Age Of Anxiety" / Part 2 - 3. The Epilogue. L'istesso tempo - Adagio - Andante - Con moto (Live)85Fancy Free Ballet: VII. Finale86West Side Story: Act II: Cool87Bernstein: Dance Suite - 1. Dancisca (For Antony). Vivo, celebrante88Bernstein: Dance Suite - 2. Waltz (For Agnes). Tempo di Valse89Bernstein: Dance Suite - 3. Bi-Tango (For Misha). Allegretto grazioso90Bernstein: Dance Suite - 4. Two-Step (For Mr. B.). Allegretto leggeremente91Bernstein: Dance Suite - 5. M T V (For Jerry). Cool92Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": Ia. Invocation93Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": Ib. Kaddish 194Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": IIa. Din Torah95Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": IIb. Kaddish 296Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": IIIa. Scherzo97Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": IIIb. Kaddish 398Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish": IIIc. Finale

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