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Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety" - Humphrey Burton (speech/speaker/speaking part); Krystian Zimerman (piano); Leonard Bernstein (speech/speaker/speaking part);...
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  1. Leonard Bernstein on "The Age of Anxiety"
  2. Symphony No. 2 ("The Age of Anxiety"), for piano & orchestra or 2 pianos

Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 ("The Age of Anxiety") was inspired by W.H. Auden's poem of the same name, and secondarily, as Bernstein himself explains in a charming little snatch of conversation that innovatively opens this live album, by Edward Hopper's painting Nighthawks. The Bernstein recording is one feature giving this recording a personal flavor; another is that Bernstein, on hearing Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman play the work, suggested that they reprise the performance on Bernstein's 100th birthday. He ...

Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety" 2018, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028948355396