New York

New York

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Overview

The soundtrack to Ric Burns' six-part PBS documentary New York traces the origins of its citizens and culture through music. Irish and Italian music such as Cherish The Ladies' rendition of the traditional tune "Famine Irish" and the New York Orchestra's performance of Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" represent the heritage of New York City's immigrant population, while marches, ragtime, jazz and pop standards complete the city's thriving musical creativity. Energetic pieces like John Phillip Sousa's "Manhattan Beach March" and Scott Joplin's "Wall Street Rag" convey the rapid pace of urban life, and George Gershwin and Cole Porter's original performances of their classics "Rhapsody In Blue" and "Anything Goes" add to the album's authenticity. Jazz and pop standards like "Just The Way You Look Tonight," "Take The 'A' Train," and, of course "New York, New York," and Brian Keane's score round out this musical portrait of the Big Apple.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/12/1999
Label: Rca
UPC: 0090266354627
catalogNumber: 63546

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cherish the Ladies   Track Performer
George Gershwin   Conductor,Track Performer
Brian Keane   Conductor,Performing Ensemble
Lew Soloff   Trumpet
Emily Mitchell   Harp
Dennis Anderson   English Horn,Oboe
Joseph Bongiorno   Bass
David Cerutti   Viola
Marshall P. Coid   Violin
Duke Ellington   Track Performer
Jay Elfenbein   Bass
Lawrence Feldman   Clarinet,Flute,Bass Clarinet
Winterton Garvey   Violin
Paul Gemignani   Track Performer
Christine Ims   Viola
Jill Jaffe   Viola
Robert Lawrence   Violin
Joanie Madden   Track Performer
Cole Porter   Vocals,Track Performer
Nardo Poy   Viola
Michael Rabinowitz   Bassoon
Pat Ribbillot   Piano,Track Performer
Jacqueline Schwab   Piano,Track Performer
Peter Vanderwater   Violin
Bruce Wang   Cello
Bob Zubrycki   Violin
Aloysia Friedmann   Violin
Robert Ingliss   English Horn,Oboe
Vivian Israel   Cello
Gregor Kitzis   Violin
Ann Roggen   Viola
Paul Woodiel   Violin
Sarah Adams   Viola
Joanna Jenner   Violin
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Samuel Kephart   Viola
Jonathan Spitz   Cello
Susan Shumway   Violin
Peter Gordon   French Horn
Roxanne Bergman   Violin
Ex Umbris   Track Performer
Michael Levin   Violin
Leo Huppert   Bass
Mark Shapiro   Conductor
Her Majesty's Royal Marines   Track Performer
Morton Gould & His Orchestra   Track Performer
New York Orchestra   Track Performer
Palladian Ensemble   Track Performer
Joan Madden   Track Performer
Lilit Gampel   Violin
Peter Weitzner   Bass
Kurt Coble   Violin
Daniel Barrett   Cello
Ann Gillette   Violin
Lt. Colonel G.A.C. Hoskins   Conductor

Technical Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Composer
Brian Keane   Arranger,Producer,Engineer,Score
John Kander   Composer
Ron Bach   Engineer
Betty Comden   Composer
Adolph Green   Composer
Troy Halderson   Engineer
Joanie Madden   Arranger
Dan Lawrence   Engineer
Bill Rosenfield   Executive Producer
Tom Schick   Engineer
Don Wallace   Orchestral Copyist

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