American Music

Sir Simon Rattle

Release Date:

04/08/2008

Record Label:

Warner Classics

  1. $21.99

Disc 1 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Harmonielehre: I. (without title)

by Sir Simon Rattle

17:30Not available separately
2

Harmonielehre: II. The Anfortas Wound

by Sir Simon Rattle

12:26Not available separately
3

Harmonielehre: III. Meister Eckhardt and Quackie

by Sir Simon Rattle

10:35Not available separately
4

The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra)

by Simon Rattle

12:45Not available separately
5

Two Fanfares for Orchestra: I. Tromba Lontana

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:08
6

Two Fanfares for Orchestra: II. Short Ride in a Fast Machine

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:21
7

Holidays Symphony: II. Decoration Day

by City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

4:21
8

Rhapsody in Blue (Excerpt, Opening)

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:41
9

Three Occasions for Orchestra: I. A Celebration of Some 100 x 150 Notes

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:29
10

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: No. 4, Mambo

by City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

3:48

Disc 2 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Wonderful Town, Act I: Overture

by Sir Simon Rattle

5:17
2

Wonderful Town, Act I: "Christopher Street" (Tour Guide, Villagers)

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:58
3

Wonderful Town, Act I: "Ohio" (Ruth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:29
4

Wonderful Town, Act I: Conquering New York (Ruth, Eileen, First Cadet, Violet, Villagers)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:52
5

Wonderful Town, Act I: "One hundred easy ways to lose a man" (Ruth)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:22
6

Wonderful Town, Act I: "What a waste" (Robert Baker, Associate Editors)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:08
7

Wonderful Town, Act I: "A little bit in love" (Eileen)

by Sir Simon Rattle

2:59
8

Wonderful Town, Act I: "Pass the football" (Wreck, Villagers)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:46
9

Wonderful Town, Act I: Conversation piece (Ruth, Eileen, Frank Lippencott, Robert Baker and Chick Clark)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:49
10

Wonderful Town, Act I: "A quiet girl" (Robert Baker)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:39
11

Wonderful Town, Act I: "Conga!" (Ruth, Brazilian Cadets)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:37
12

Wonderful Town, Act II: Entr'acte

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:54
13

Wonderful Town, Act II: "My darlin' Eileen" (Cops, Eileen)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:34
14

Wonderful Town, Act II: "Swing!" (Villagers, Ruth)

by Sir Simon Rattle

5:14
15

Wonderful Town, Act II: Quiet Incidental (Eileen, Ruth)

by Sir Simon Rattle

0:50
16

Wonderful Town, Act II: "Ohio" Reprise (Eileen, Ruth)

by Sir Simon Rattle

1:26
17

Wonderful Town, Act II: "It's love" (Eileen, Robert Baker, Villagers)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:33
18

Wonderful Town, Act II: Ballet at the Village Vortex

by Sir Simon Rattle

2:28
19

Wonderful Town, Act II: "Wrong note rag" (Ruth, Eileen, Villagers)

by Sir Simon Rattle

2:26
20

Wonderful Town, Act II: Finale. "It's love" Reprise (All)

by Sir Simon Rattle

1:23
21

Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

by Michael Collins

7:45

Disc 3 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Take the A Train

by Sir Simon Rattle

9:07
2

You're The One

by Lena Horne

2:56
3

Sophisticated Lady

by Sir Simon Rattle

5:12
4

A Tone Parallel to Harlem

by Simon Gardner/John Barclay/Mark Goodchild/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

14:10Not available separately
5

Isfahan

by Peter Walden/Bobby Watson/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

4:50
6

Ad Lib on Nippon (Excerpt, Part 2)

by Sir Simon Rattle

8:54
7

That Doo-wah Thing (Excerpt, Fugue)

by Lena Horne

9:05
8

Something to Live For

by Lena Horne

4:33
9

Come Sunday

by Regina Carter/Clark Terry/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

5:30
10

Solitude in Transblucency

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:38
11

Maybe

by Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Lena Horne/Bobby Watson

2:45
12

Things Ain't What They Used To Be

by Sir Simon Rattle

7:15

Disc 4 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: Introduction - Jasbo Brown Blues

by Wayne Marshall/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

4:21
2

Porgy and Bess, Act 1: "Summertime" (Clara, Girls of Chorus)

by Glyndebourne Chorus

3:09
3

Porgy and Bess, Act 1: "Oh, nobody knows when the Lawd" (Mingo, Sporting Life, Jake, Serena, Robbins, Jim, Chorus of Men, Crapshooters)

by Sir Simon Rattle

6:19
4

Porgy and Bess, Act 1: "Give him to me ... Lissen to yo' daddy warn you" (Jake, Mingo, Sporting Life, Clara, Robbins, Peter, Lily, Maria)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:36
5

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "Here's the ol' crap shark ... No, no, brudder" (Jake, Mingo, Porgy, Sporting Life, Robbins, Jim, Maria, Serena)

by Damon Evans

4:16
6

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "Here come the Big Boy" (Mingo, Jake, Jim, Crown, Porgy, Serena, Bess, Robbins, Sporting Life)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Damon Evans/Bruce Hubbard/Cynthia Clarey/Gregg Baker/Barrington Coleman/Johnny Worthy/Curtis Watson/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

7:09
7

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "Six to make" (Sporting Life, Jake, Crown, Robbins, Bess, Mingo, Jim, Porgy, Maria, Serena, Chorus)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Damon Evans/Bruce Hubbard/Cynthia Clarey/Marietta Simpson/Gregg Baker/Barrington Coleman/Johnny Worthy/Curtis Watson/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

4:05
8

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "Jesus, he's killed him! ...That you, Sportin' Life?" (Mingo, Bess, Crown, Sporting Life, Maria)

by Cynthia Haymon

5:04
9

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 2: "Where is brudder Robbins? … Come on, sister!" (Chorus, All)

by Maureen Braithwaite

4:52
10

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 2: "Overflow, overflow" (Chorus, Jake, Peter, Serena, Maria, Porgy, Clara)

by Sir Willard White/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

0:58
11

Porgy and Bess, Act 1: "A saucer-burying set-up, I see" (Detective, Serena, Lily, Peter, Lily, Porgy, A Policeman, Maria, Jake)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:49
12

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 2: "My man's gone now" (Serena, All)

by Cynthia Clarey

3:59
13

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 2: "How de saucer stan' now, my sister?" (Undertaker, Serena, Jake, Porgy

by Sir Willard White/Bruce Hubbard/Autris Paige/Cynthia Clarey/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

2:04
14

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 2: "Oh, the train is at the station" (Bess, All)

by Cynthia Haymon

4:06

Disc 5 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Oh, I'm agoin' out to the Blackfish banks" (Jake, Chorus)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:27
2

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic" (Annie, Jake, Clara) … Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin' (Porgy, Serena, Maria, Chorus)

by Paula Ingram/Bruce Hubbard/Harolyn Blackwell/Sir Willard White/Cynthia Clarey/Marietta Simpson/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:26
3

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Lissen there, what I tells you … I hates yo' struttin' style" (Maria, Serena, Sporting Life))

by Damon Evans

2:28
4

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Mornin', Lawyer, lookin' for somebody?" (Maria, Frazier, Porgy, Bess, Lily, Scipio, Annie, Serena)

by Marietta Simpson

4:38
5

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Boy! Come here, boy!" (Archdale, Scipio, Clara, Serena, Mingo, Jake, Porgy, Frazier, Chorus)

by Ted Maynard

2:40
6

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Buzzard keep on flyin' over" (Porgy, Chorus)

by Sir Willard White/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:04
7

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Lo Bess, goin' to picnic?" (Sporting Life, Bess, Porgy)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Damon Evans/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

2:57
8

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Honey, we sure goin' strut our stuff today! … Bess, you is my woman now" (Jake, Porgy, Bess)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Bruce Hubbard/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

5:35
9

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "Oh, I can't sit down" (Maria, Bess, Porgy, All)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Marietta Simpson/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

4:17
10

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 2: "I ain't got no shame" (All)

by Glyndebourne Chorus

2:24
11

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 2: "It ain't necessarily so.... Shame on you sinners" (Sporting Life, Chorus, Serena, Maria, Crown)

by Damon Evans

3:27
12

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 2: "Crown!" (Bess, Crown)

by Cynthia Haymon

4:07
13

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 2: "Oh, what you want wid Bess?" (Bess, Crown)

by Cynthia Haymon

4:31
14

Porgy and Bess, Act II: "Honey, Dat's All De Breakfast" (Jake, Nelson, Jim, Maria, Chorus)

by Simon Rattle

2:49
15

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "Take yo' han's off me" (Bess, Serena, Maria, Peter, Porgy)

by Cynthia Haymon

2:28
16

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "Oh, doctor Jesus" (Serena, Porgy, Peter, Lily)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Clarey/Mervin Wallace/Maureen Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

2:12
17

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "Oh dey's so fresh an' fine" (Srawberry Woman, Peter, Annie, Crab Man, Porgy, Maria)

by Sir Willard White/Marietta Simpson/Mervin Wallace/Paula Ingram/Coleton Freeman/Anne Fridal/Camellia Johnson/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

5:01
18

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "Porgy, Porgy, dat you there ain't it?" (Bess, Porgy)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

2:42
19

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "I wants to stay here" (Bess, Porgy)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:55
20

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 3: "Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara?" (Maria, Clara)

by Harolyn Blackwell

2:47

Disc 6 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "Oh, Doctor Jesus" (Chorus, Porgy, Clara, Serena, Sporting Life, All)

by Paula Ingram/Camellia Johnson/Linda Thompson/Michael Forest/Raemond Martin/Autris Paige/Sir Willard White/Harolyn Blackwell/Damon Evans/Cynthia Clarey/Maureen Braithwaite/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:46
2

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "One of these mornings'" (Clara, Porgy, Bess, Chorus)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Harolyn Blackwell/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

1:51
3

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'" (All, Peter, Lily, Mingo, Maria)

by Mervin Wallace/Marietta Simpson/Maureen Braithwaite/Barrington Coleman/Linda Thompson/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

1:22
4

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "You is a nice parcel of Christians!" (Crown, Serena, Bess, Porgy, All)

by Gregg Baker

4:05
5

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "A red-headed woman make a choo-choo jump" (Crown, Bess, Clara, All)

by Cynthia Haymon

2:21
6

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 4: "All right, I'm goin' out to get Clara" (Crown, Porgy, Singers)

by Gregg Baker

2:19
7

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 1: "Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted" (Chorus, Sporting Life, Maria)

by Damon Evans

6:22
8

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 1: "Summertime … Bess, Bess, you got a man now" (Bess, Porgy)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

4:19
9

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 2: "Wait for us at the corner" (Detective, Annie, Serena, Lily, Coroner, Chorus)

by Cynthia Clarey

3:44
10

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 2: "Come out here, both of you" (Detective, Coroner, Porgy)

by Sir Willard White/Alan Tilvern/Billy J. Mitchell/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

2:25
11

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 2: "Oh, Lawd, what I goin' do?" (Porgy, Bess, Sporting Life, A Policeman, Bess)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Haymon/Damon Evans/Ron Travis/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:41
12

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 2: "Listen, there's a boat dat's leavin' soon" (Sporting Life, Bess)

by Sir Simon Rattle

4:21
13

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: Introduction

by London Philharmonic Orchestra

2:25
14

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Good mornin', sistuh! ... It's Porgy comin' home" (Chorus, Mingo, Porgy)

by Sir Simon Rattle

3:29
15

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Dem white folks sure ain' put nuttin" (Porgy, Lily)

by Sir Willard White/Maureen Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

4:01
16

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Here Mingo, what's de matter wid you all?" (Porgy, Maria)

by Sir Willard White/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

1:41
17

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Where's my Bess?" (Porgy, Maria, Serena)

by Sir Willard White/Cynthia Clarey/Marietta Simpson/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

3:12
18

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Bess is gone" (Lily, Porgy, Serena, Mingo, Maria)

by Maureen Braithwaite

1:49
19

Porgy and Bess, Act 3 Scene 3: "Oh Lawd, I'm on my way" (Porgy, All)

by Sir Willard White/Glyndebourne Chorus/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

1:34

Disc 7 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (with Jazz Band)

by Sir Simon Rattle

16:07Not available separately
2

George Gershwin's Songbook: XIV. Swanee

by Peter Donohoe

0:33
3

George Gershwin's Songbook: X. Nobody But You

by Peter Donohoe

0:53
4

George Gershwin's Songbook: VIII. The Man I Love

by Peter Donohoe

1:51
5

George Gershwin's Songbook: VI. I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise

by Peter Donohoe

0:38
6

George Gershwin's Songbook: III. Do it Again!

by Peter Donohoe

1:37
7

George Gershwin's Songbook: IV. Fascinating Rhythm

by Peter Donohoe

0:46
8

George Gershwin's Songbook: XI. Oh, Lady Be Good

by Peter Donohoe

1:06
9

George Gershwin's Songbook: XII. Somebody Loves Me

by Peter Donohoe

0:46
10

George Gershwin's Songbook: XV. Sweet and Low Down

by Peter Donohoe

1:20
11

George Gershwin's Songbook: I. Clap Yo' Hands

by Peter Donohoe

0:34
12

George Gershwin's Songbook: II. Do-Do-Do

by Peter Donohoe

0:46
13

George Gershwin's Songbook: IX. My One and Only

by Peter Donohoe

0:40
14

George Gershwin's Songbook: XVI. 'S Wonderful

by Peter Donohoe

0:46
15

George Gershwin's Songbook: XIII. Strike Up the Band

by Peter Donohoe

0:48
16

George Gershwin's Songbook: XVIII. Who Cares? (So Long As You Care for Me)

by Peter Donohoe

1:28
17

George Gershwin's Songbook: XVII. That Certain Feeling

by Peter Donohoe

1:07
18

George Gershwin's Songbook: VII. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)

by Peter Donohoe

2:27
19

George Gershwin's Songbook: V. I Got Rhythm

by Peter Donohoe

1:06
20

Piano Concerto: I. Allegro

by Peter Donohoe

13:11Not available separately
21

Piano Concerto: II. Adagio - Andante con moto

by Peter Donohoe

11:57Not available separately
22

Piano Concerto: III. Allegro agitato

by Peter Donohoe

6:46
23

After You've Gone

by Jeremy Taylor

3:22
24

Nobody's Sweetheart

by London Sinfonietta

2:30
25

Sweet Sue

by Harvey and the Wallbangers

4:43
Duration:
8:14:45
Genres:
Classical
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