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BERNSTEIN: Dybbuk / Fancy Free


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BERNSTEIN: Dybbuk / Fancy Free

The ballet Dybbuk was Bernstein’s fourth and final collaboration with choreographer Jerome Robbins, written to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state of Israel. The plot concerns a spirit that seeks to enter the body of a living person, and the battle between good and evil is represented musically by the conflict between atonality and tonality. Different in every respect is the symphonically-conceived ballet Fancy Free. It follows three sailors on shore leave in New York for 24 hours, and when it was premièred in 1944 it brought Bernstein his first major public success as a composer.

Bernstein, Leonard

1.   Part I: I. Invocation and Trance 00:04:01
2.   Part I: II. The Fathers (David and Jonathan) - The Pledge 00:03:53
3.   Part I: III. Variation O - Messengers (Angelic Messengers) 00:01:52
4.   Part I: IIIa. Kabbalah 00:00:31
5.   Part I: IV. Dream 00:03:58
6.   Part II: IVa. Kabbalah 00:00:25
7.   Part II: V. Variation A 00:02:32
8.   Part II: VI. Variation M 00:00:54
9.   Part II: VII. Variation N 00:00:41
10.   Part II: VIII. Variation X 00:01:12
11.   Part II: IX. Variation Y 00:01:13
12.   Part II: X. Variation Z 00:03:46
13.   Part III: XI. Alchemy - Variation O 00:01:38
14.   Part III: XII. Leah (Maidens' Dance) 00:03:01
15.   Part III: XIII. Possession 00:02:29
16.   Part III: XIV. Demon 00:02:36
17.   Part III: XV. Pas de deux 00:03:07
18.   Part III: XVI. Exorcism 00:03:03
19.   Part III: XVII. The Community (Reprise and Coda) 00:04:23
  Fancy Free
20.   Big Stuff 00:01:52
21.   Enter Three Sailors 00:03:15
22.   Scene at the Bar 00:01:52
23.   Enter Two Girls 00:02:48
24.   Pas de deux 00:03:10
25.   Competition Scene 00:03:21
26.   3 Dance Variations: Variation 1: Galop 00:01:29
27.   3 Dance Variations: Variation 2: Waltz 00:02:45
28.   3 Dance Variations: Variation 3: Danzon 00:02:46
29.   Finale 00:05:41

Total Playing Time: 01:14:14

Bernstein, Leonard

Mogrelia, Andrew

Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Bacco, Samuel D.; Burke, Abby; Kummer, Stephen; Risinger, Mark; Spencer, Roger; Ulrich, Mel

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Ballet

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559280

Barcode: 636943928028

Physical Release: 11/2006

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