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...
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; Järvi, Paavo; 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...
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...