Leonard Bernstein: The Composer, Featuring 25 CDs, Will Be Released in March

News   Leonard Bernstein: The Composer, Featuring 25 CDs, Will Be Released in March
 
The compilation will be available from Sony Classical.
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Sony Classical will release a new 25-CD box set titled Leonard Bernstein: The Composer, which celebrates the late, award-winning conductor and composer (1918-1990), according to theseconddisc.com.

In addition to newly remixed versions of the original Bernstein Conducts Bernstein recordings, the mammoth collection includes a selection of the composer’s songs performed by Marilyn Horne, Frederica Von Stade, Harolyn Blackwell, Joshua Bell, Wynton Marsalis, and Yo-Yo Ma.

Of special interest to theatre fans: 12 CDs that are remastered versions of Bernstein's theatrical outings. Among the 12 are two recordings each of Candide and West Side Story, a studio recording of On the Town, the 1958 TV recording of the Rosalind Russell Wonderful Town, and more.

Leonard Bernstein: The Composer will be released in the U.K. March 3 and in the U.S. March 31.

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