Leonard Bernstein - His Greatest Recordings (16CD)

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Leonard Bernstein

This special edition collects the conductor-composer’s 15 most celebrated original albums from the 1950s and 60s on 16 CDs. The best selection of his benchmark recordings as a conductor, composer and pianist including: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Mahler's Third Symphony, Beethoven’s “Emperor” with Rudolf Serkin, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Candide and West Side Story among others. The remasterings in this new collection are the best ever issued.of these thrilling recordings by one of the last century’s greatest musicians – the perfect introduction to the work of this American genius.

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 'Eroica'

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124

Beethoven: König Stephan Overture, Op. 117

Beethoven: Fidelio Overture Op. 72c

Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'
Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 'The Age of Anxiety'
Lukas Foss (piano)

Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato's 'Symposium')

Bernstein: West Side Story
Original Broadway Cast

Bernstein: Candide: selections

Copland: Rodeo

Copland: Billy the Kid - Suite

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Leonard Bernstein (piano)

Gershwin: An American in Paris, tone poem

Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite

Haydn: Symphony No. 82 in C major, 'The Bear'

Haydn: Symphony No. 83 in G minor 'The Hen'

Mahler: Ich atmet' einen linden Duft (Rückert-Lieder)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder! (Rückert-Lieder)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Um Mitternacht (Rückert-Lieder)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K453
Leonard Bernstein (piano)

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat major, K450
Leonard Bernstein (piano)

Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 (FS60) 'Sinfonia espansiva'

Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (FS97)

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring