Annotation

Deutsche Grammophon
28943 19462
2CDs

Hommage à Leonard Bernstein

Brahms, Mahler, Strauss, etc.

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

CD 1

Johannes Brahms
1 Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 2 B-dur op. 83
II. Allegro appassionato
Krystina Zimerman, Wiener Philharmoniker

Gustav Mahler
2 Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
“Ging heut morgen über’s Feld”
Thomas Hampson, Wiener Philharmoniker

Richard Strauss
3 Morgen op. 27, No. 4
“Und morgen wird die sonne wieder scheinen2

4 Zueigning op. 10, No. 1
“Ja, du weißt es, treue Seele”
montserrat Caballé, Orchestre de france

Ludwig van Beethoven
5 Fidelio
“Gott! Welch Dunkel hier!/In des Lebens Frühlingstagen”
René Kollo, Wiener Philharmoniker

Antonín Dvorák
6 Konzert für Violoncello und Orchester h-moll op. 104
III: Finale, Allegro moderato
Mischa Maisky, Israel Philharmonis Orchestra

Leonard Bernstein
7 “I Am Easily Assimilated” (Old Lady’s Tango)
Christa Ludwig, London Symphony Orchestra

CD 2

Robert Schumann
1 Konzert für Klavier und Orchester a-moll op. 54
III. Allegro Vivace
Justus Frantz, Wiener Philharmoniker

Gustav Mahler
2 Des Knaben Wunderhorn
“Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen”
Lucia Popp, Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam

Johannes Brahms
3 Konzert für Violine und Orchester D-dur op. 77
III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace – Poco più presto
Gidon Kremer, Wiener Philharmoniker

Georges Bizet
4 Carmen
“Mais nous ne voyons pas la Carmencita!”/ “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle”
Marilyn Horne, The Manhattan Opera Chorus, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Giacomo Puccini
5 La Bohème
“Che gelida manina”
Jerry Hadley, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale de Santa Cecilia

Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story
6 “I feel pretty”
7 “Maria”
8 “America”
9 “Somewhere”
Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Tatiana Troyanos, Marilyn Horne, Louise Edeiken, Angellina Réaux, Stella Zambalis

10 Big Stuff (Blues)
Leonard Bernstein , piano & vocals, Dicky Tarrach, Thissy Thiers

Annotation last modified on 2014-01-13 15:13 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 B-Dur, Op. 83
Johannes Brahms 9:23
2 Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen: Ging heut' morgen übers Feld
Gustav Mahler 4:10
3 Morgen
Richard Strauss 3:49
4 Zueignung
Richard Strauss 1:40
5 Fidelio: Gott! Welch' Dunkel hier!... In des Lebens Frühlingstagen
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:35
6 Cellokonzert h-moll: Finale
Antonín Dvořák 13:41
7 Candide: I Am Easily Assimilated
Leonard Bernstein 4:11
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Klavierkonzert a-moll: Allegro vivace
Robert Schumann 10:25
2 Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen
Gustav Mahler 8:33
3 Violinkonzert D-Dur: Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
Johannes Brahms 7:25
4 Carmen: Havanaise
Georges Bizet 6:11
5 La Bohème: Che Gelida Manina
Giacomo Puccini 5:22
6 West Side Story: I Feel Pretty
Leonard Bernstein 3:24
7 West Side Story: Maria
Leonard Bernstein 2:58
8 West Side Story: America
Leonard Bernstein 4:54
9 West Side Story: Somewhere
Leonard Bernstein 2:38
10 Big Stuff
Leonard Bernstein 1:55

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Mischa Maisky (cellist) (1988-06-07) (track 6)
piano:
Krystian Zimerman (1984-10-22) (track 1)
arranger:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1897) (track 3)
baritone vocals:
Thomas Hampson (1990-02-24) (track 2)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
chorus master:
Simon Joly (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (track 7)
Gustav Mahler (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (track 5)
Johannes Brahms (1878 – 1881) (track 1)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1885) (track 4)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1894) (track 3)
Antonín Dvořák (1894-11-08 – 1895-06-11) (track 6)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1977-05-07) (tracks 3–4)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1978-02-21) (track 5)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1984-10-22) (track 1)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1988-06-07) (track 6)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1990-02-24) (track 2)
lyricist:
John Henry Mackay (track 3)
Gustav Mahler (track 2)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
orchestra:
Orchestre national de France (1977-05-07) (tracks 3–4)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1978-02-21) (track 5)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1984-10-22) (track 1)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1988-06-07) (track 6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1990-02-24) (track 2)
orchestrator:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1940) (track 4)
vocals:
Montserrat Caballé (1977-05-07) (tracks 3–4)
René Kollo (1978-02-21) (track 5)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1989) (track 6)
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1991) (track 2)
recorded at:
Maison de Radio France in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1977-05-07) (tracks 3–4)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1988-06-07) (track 6)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
arrangement of:
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (track 3)
later versions:
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen: II. "Ging heut morgen übers Feld" (Version für kleines Orchester von Arnold Schönberg) (track 2)
Zueignung (op. 10 no. 1; TrV 141 no. 1; for voice and orchestra, unknown orchestration) (track 4)
live recording of:
orchestration of:
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (for voice and piano) (track 4)
part of:
Candide (track 7)
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104 (movement) (track 6)
recording of:
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and orchestra) (1977-05-07) (track 3)
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (orchestrated by Strauss) (1977-05-07) (track 4)
Candide: Act I. I Am Easily Assimilated (Old Lady's Tango) (1989-12-15 – 1989-12-18) (track 7)
revision of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104: III. Finale (original finale (not the one usually played)) (track 6)

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1900-01-14) (track 2)
violin:
Gidon Kremer (1982-09-20) (track 3)
drumset [drums]:
Dicky Tarrach (1978-10-23) (track 10)
bass guitar:
Thissy Thiers (1978-10-23) (track 10)
piano:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1978-10-23) (track 10)
Justus Frantz (1984-02-06) (track 1)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 6, 8–9)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 4)
Gustav Mahler (track 2)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1845) (track 1)
Johannes Brahms (1878) (tracks 3, 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 5)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1944) (track 10)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1956) (track 7)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (track 4)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1982-09-20) (track 3)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1984-02-06) (track 1)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1984-09-07) (tracks 6–9)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1987-06-07) (track 5)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1987-10-16) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1978-10-23) (track 10)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 5)
Ludovic Halévy (track 4)
Luigi Illica (track 5)
Henri Meilhac (track 4)
lyricist:
Stephen Sondheim (tracks 6, 8–9)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1944) (track 10)
Stephen Sondheim (1956) (track 7)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Louise Edeiken (1984-09-07) (tracks 6, 8)
Marilyn Horne (1984-09-07) (track 9)
Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo-soprano) (1984-09-07) (track 8)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1982-09-20) (track 3)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1984-02-06) (track 1)
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1987-10-16) (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Angelina Réaux (1984-09-07) (track 6)
Kiri Te Kanawa (1984-09-07) (track 6)
Stella Zambalis (spinto soprano) (1984-09-07) (track 6)
Lucia Popp (soprano) (1987-10) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (1984-09-07) (track 7)
vocals:
Marilyn Horne (track 4)
Jerry Hadley (tenor) (1987-06-07) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1988) (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 6, 9)
G. Schirmer (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 7, 9)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 8)
recorded at:
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1978-10-23) (track 10)
RCA Studio A (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1984-09-07) (tracks 6–8)
Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Roma, Italy (1987-06-07) (track 5)
arrangements:
Carmen (jazz arrangement of the Habanera from Bizet's Carmen) (track 4)
Carmen: Habanera (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
West Side Story: Maria (arr. Gordon for oboe and orchestra) (track 7)
is based on:
El arreglito (track 4)
is the basis for:
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track 4)
Señorita (track 4)
散‧聚 (track 9)
later translated versions:
America (West Side Story, Japanese version) (track 8)
America (track 8)
Amerika je Amerika (track 8)
Habanera de Carmen (track 4)
Ich gefall' mir (track 6)
Maria (track 7)
Maria (track 7)
Me siento hermosa (I Feel Pretty) (West Side Story, Spanish version) (track 6)
Un pays pour nous (track 9)
later versions:
live recording of:
part of:
Fancy Free (track 10)
Lieder aus "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" (part of collection) (track 2)
Carmen: Acte I (track 4)
La bohème: Atto I (track 5)
West Side Story (tracks 6–9)
recording of:
Fancy Free: Big Stuff (1978-10-23) (track 10)
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (1984-09-07) (track 8)
West Side Story: I Feel Pretty (1984-09-07) (track 6)
West Side Story: Maria (Tony) (1984-09-07) (track 7)
West Side Story: Somewhere (1984-09-07) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 4)
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (tracks 7–8)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (tracks 6–8)
West Side Story Suite (tracks 6–7, 7–9)

Release

ASIN: DE: B000RE943I [info]