On Deutsche Grammophon 429734; 2 CD's; Here it is!! Leonard Bernstein's final word on "Candide." This is the "final revised version" of 1989, which includes the most music of all the various recordings. Triumphing over all the different variations and permutations, this complete version is well sung and performed, and is led by the wonderful old wizard, Lenny himself. Full booklet with text, background notes, cast biographies, and session photographs.
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There are three compositions by Leonard Bernstein that are sometimes considered to fall within the 'Opera' category: Candide, Trouble In Tahiti, and A Quiet Place. (The first, Candide, is sometimes considered an 'Operetta", which may be a subjective description since operettas are generally consider to be lighter works in terms of both music and subject matter, and although I am no expert on Opera I would think that there are any number of works generally referred to as operas that could equally be termed operetta.) Alternatively, all might be viewed as 'Musical Theater" works. However they might be labeled, from my point of view Candide is one of Bernstein's most significant works for voice and orchestra, with only his musicals West Side Story as well as On The Town and Wonderful Town probably receiving more widespread attention. It contains some delightful music, some of his most memorable.
And with respect to Candide, this recording on Deutsche Grammophon is the only...
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