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A concert remembering Lenny (Bernstein)
Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- (Conductor)
Barrett, Michael, 1957- (Conductor)
Eschenbach, Christoph (Conductor)
Levine, James, 1943- (Conductor)
Rostropovich, Mstislav, 1927-2007 (Performer)
Hampson, Thomas (Performer)
Ludgin, Chester (Performer)
Dale, Clamma (Performer)
Horne, Marilyn (Performer)
Ludwig, Christa (Performer)
Hadley, Jerry (Performer)
Bernstein, Jamie (Speaker)
Bernstein, Nina (Narrator)
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014 (Narrator)
Chapin, Schuyler (Narrator)
Bernstein, Alexander, 1955- (Narrator)
New York Philharmonic (Performer)
Westminster Choir (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-11-14
Table of Contents
Part 1: 3 Selections from Mass: Meditations from Mass. No. 1, Simple song, Almighty Father / by Bernstein (Hampson, orchestra, Westminster Choir, Thomas) ; Eulogy / read Jamie Thomas ; Sarabande from suite no. 5 / by Bach (Rostropovich) ; Quiet City / by Copland (orchestra, Thomas) -- Part 2: Segment on Copland from Bernstein's writings / read by Bacall ; Subway ride / by Bernstein (orchestra, Thomas) ; Songfest: "To what you said" and "A Julia de Burgos" / by Bernstein (Ludgin, Dale, orchestra, Barrett) ; Reading from Bernstein's writings / recited by Nina Bernstein ; Symphony no. 4, Romanze / Schuman (Eschenbach) ; Reading from Bernstein's writings / read by Chapin ; Symphonic dances from West Side story / by Bernstein (orchestra, Levine) ; At the river / arr. by Copland (Horne, orchestra, Levine) -- Part 3: Haydn unidentified (orchestra, Eschenbach) ; Tribute to Bernstein / by Chapin ; Ruckert Song / by Mahler (Ludwig, orchestra, Levine) ; Overture from Candide / by Bernstein (orchestra, Levine) ; Candide: It must be so / by Bernstein (Hadley, orchestra, Levine) -- Part 4: Excerpt from a poem / written by Bernstein (read by A. Bernstein) ; Chichester Psalms, 3rd mvt / by Bernstein (orchestra, Westminster Choir, Thomas)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1633
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
Masses -- Excerpts
Suites (Cello) -- Excerpts
English horn and trumpet with string orchestra
Musicals -- Excerpts
Song cycles -- Excerpts
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
Symphonies -- Excerpts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Psalms (Music)
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Meditations from Mass. No. 1
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Mass. Simple song
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Mass. Almighty Father
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Suites, cello, BWV 1011, C minor. Sarabande
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Quiet city
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. On the town. Subway ride
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Songfest. To what you said
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Songfest. A Julia de Burgos
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Symphonies, no. 4, op. 120, D minor. Romanze
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Symphonic dances from West Side story
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Old American songs, set 2. At the river; arranged
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Symphonies, H. I, 88, G major. Allegro con spirito
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Lieder nach Rückert. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Candide. Overture
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Candide. It must be so
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Chichester Psalms. Adonai, Adonai, lo gavah libi
spoken word
Source note: Title and dates from the original cassette label; credits from audition.
Performers: Mstislav Rostropovich, cello ; Thomas Hampson, Chester Ludgin, baritones ; Clamma Dale, soprano ; Marilyn Horne, Christa Ludwig, mezzo-sopranos ; Jerry Hadley, tenor ; Jamie Bernstein, speaker ; Lauren Bacall, Nina Bernstein, Schuyler Chapin, Alexander Bernstein, narrators ; Westminster Choir ; New York Philharmonic with musicians from the Boston Symphony, the Israel Philharmonic, the London Symphony, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Santa Cecilia Orchestra ; Michael Tilson Thomas, Michael Barrett, Christoph Eschenbach, James Levine, conductors.
Venue: Recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York 1990 November 14.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 131 min.) : analog, stereo
A musical service commemorating conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein a month after his death by orchestral musicians and a parade of musical luminaries who were among Bernstein's numerous colleagues, collaborators and friends.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 930535448
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20844305
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02ecbe60-b937-0133-dbf8-60f81dd2b63c
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A concert remembering Lenny (Bernstein)