EMI American Classics - Leonard Bernstein / Paävo Jarvi, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, St. Louis SO, et al
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24Works: Leonard Bernstein: Candide, overture to the operetta; Facsimile; Dance Episodes (3) from "On the Town", for orchestra; Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Prelude, Fugue and Riffs; 1600 Pennsylvan...
Performers: Hubbard, Bruce; Liberman, Barbara
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Paavo, Järvi; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: ; Orchestra of St. Luke's; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Like Gershwin before him, Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990) composed music for the concert hall and for musical theatre. Through the Broadway musical 'West Side Story', his...continue...
EMI American Classics - William Schuman: Violin Concerto; Bernstein / Leonard Slatkin, Robert McDuffie, St. Louis SO, et al
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24Works: William Schuman: Concerto for Violin; Leonard Bernstein: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra "after Plato's Symposium"
Performers: Holmes, Richard [Percussion]; McDuffie, Robert; Sant'Ambrogio, John
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
William Schuman (1910–1992) was born in the Bronx in New York City. He was both a composer and a music administrator. He took up his...continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2008-06-10Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo; Gaetano Donizetti: La Favorita; Gioachino Rossini: Otello, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos; Rigoletto; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Ambroise Thomas: Mignon; Manue...
Performers: Merriman, Nan
Conductors: Weissmann, Frieder; Susskind, Walter; Toscanini, Arturo; Monteux, Pierre; Stokowski, Leopold; Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; NBC Symphony Orchestra; RCA Victor Orchestra; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Nan Merriman was born in 1920 in Pittsburgh. She grew up in Los Angeles where she took lessons from Lotte Lehmann. She was singing on...continue...