Bernstein - Candide

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Label: DG
Catalog: 4798419
Format: CD + DVD

June ANDERSON Della JONES Christa LUDWIG Jerry HADLEY Orchestrqa - LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor - Leonard Bernstein

1 Overture 2 1A. Westphalia Chorale 3 Life Is Happiness Indeed 4 The Best of All Possible Worlds 5 3A. Universal Good 6 Oh, Happy We 7 It Must Be So 8 Westphalia 9 .6A. Battle Music 10 Candide's Lament 11 Dear Boy 12 Auto-Da-Fé 13 Candide Begins His Travels 14 10A. It Must Be Me (Candide's Second Meditation) 15 The Paris Waltz 16 Glitter and Be Gay 17 You Were Dead, You Know 18 I Am Easily Assimilated 19 Quartet Finale - Disc 2 - 1 Universal Good 2 My Love (Governor's

Anderson / Jones / Ludwig / Bernstein - "Bernstein: Candide" These performances, the video drawn from two London Barbican performances in December 1989, and the CDs made a few days later at Abbey Road, Bernstein's last studio sessions, represent his final thoughts on his show. DG's version of it is seen as the definitive statement of one of his greatest and most accessible compositions, created just eleven months before his untimely passing. This is the first time the two performances, with identical cast, have been brought together in one format. 2CD/1DVD.

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