A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein: Opening Night at Carnegie Hall 2008

A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein: Opening Night at Carnegie Hall 2008

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Overview

This classical gala concert, filmed at New York's famed Carnegie Hall on opening night, 2008, finds an all-star ensemble paying homage to the eminent composer-conductor-pianist Leonard Bernstein, with a line up of Bernstein's best-known compositions including "What a Movie" from Trouble in Tahiti, "The Symphonic Dances," and "Gee, Officer Krupke" from West Side Story, and "Danzón" from Fancy Free. Participating musicians include vocalists Christine Ebersole (Mac & Me), Dawn Upshaw and Thomas Hampson; cellist Yo-Yo Ma; and the San Francisco Symphony.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/13/2009
UPC: 0821936002094
Original Release: 2008
Rating: NR
Source: Sfs Media
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:24:00
Sales rank: 70,570

Special Features

Interviews by Michael Tilson Thomas with soloists Thomas Hampson, Yo-Yo Ma, and Dawn Upshaw

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein: Opening Night at Carnegie Hall 2008
1. Intro - Symphonic Dances, From West Side Story [23:08]
2. Intro to a Quiet Place [3:45]
3. Music From a Quiet Place: Prologue to Act I [2:32]
4. Music From a Quiet Place: You're Late [4:53]
5. Music From a Quiet Place: Morning, Good Morning [4:31]
6. Music From a Quiet Place: Postlude to Act I [5:32]
7. Intro to On the Town [:49]
8. I Can Cook, Too, From On the Town [2:33]
9. Intro to Meditation No. 1 From Mass [1:09]
10. Meditation No. 1, From Mass [5:26]
11. Intro to Trouble in Tahiti [1:34]
12. What a Movie, From Trouble in Tahiti [5:38]
13. Intro to Songfest [1:43]
14. To What You Said..., From Songfest [6:09]
15. Intro to Fancy Free [1:14]
16. Danzón, From Fancy Free [2:53]
17. Gee, Officer Krupke, From West Side Story [4:59]
18. Ya Got Me, From On the Town [4:34]
19. Credits [1:02]

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