Candide

Recordings of Selections

Original Recordings

The Overture

  • Cleveland Pops Orchestra, conductor: Louis Lane (4:24)
    Recorded in August, 1958 at Severance Hall, Cleveland
    • Pop Concert USA
      LP, 1959 [Epic 58-1263]
    • The Music of America
      LP, 1975 [Columbia Special Products ]
    • American Masterpieces
      CD, 1997 [Sony Classical SBK 63064]
  • New York Philharmonic, conductor: Leonard Bernstein (4:05)
    Recorded on September 28, 1960 at Manhattan Center, NYC
    • Bernstein Conducts Bernstein
      LP, 1964 [Columbia MS 6677 / ML 6077]
      CD, 1986 [CBS Masterworks MK 42263]
    • Bernstein's Greatest Hits
      LP, 1967 [Columbia ML 6988]
      LP, 1971 [Columbia M 30304]
      CD, 1984 [CBS Masterworks MLK 39448]
    • The Joy of Music
      LP, 1969 [Columbia M2X 795]
    • Bernstein Conducts His Music for the Theater
      LP, 1973 [Columbia MG 32174]
    • Curtain Raisers: The World's Favorite Overtures
      LP, 1978 [Columbia MG 35188]
    • Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
      CD, 1990 [CBS Masterworks 42263]
    • Bernstein Favorites: Overtures
      CD, 1991 [Sony Classical SFK 46713]
    • Leonard Bernstein: A Portrait, Theatre Works Volume 1
      CD, 1992 [Sony Classical SM3K 47154]
    • American Masters
      CD, 1993 [Time-Life R964-07]
    • Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic
      CD, 1995 [Smithsonian RD 103-4]
    • PBS Presents Legendary Performances: Leonard Bernstein
      CD, 1996 [Time-Life R824-01]
    • Candide Overture / Symphonic Dances from West Side Story / Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront / Fancy Free
      CD, 1997 [Sony SMK 63085]
    • The Essential Bernstein
      CD, 1999 [Sony Classical SBK 66493]
    • Super Hits, Volume 1
      CD, 2000 [Sony SFK 89109]
  • Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor: Arthur Fiedler (4:25)
    • Overture to Candide
      LP, 1965 [RCA Victor RB-6629 / LM 2789 / LSC 2789]
    • Bernstein's Greatest Hits
      LP, 1973 [RCA Red Seal ARL1-0108]
      CD, 1997 [RCA Victor 09026-68699-2]
    • Music from Mass / Overture to Candide
      LP, 1976 [Deutsche Grammophon 2584 002]
    • Overtures
      LP, 1980 [Time-Life STLS-7011]
    • Music from America
      CD, 1995 [Deutsche Grammophon 439 472-2]
    • Out Classics
      CD, 1995 [BMG Classics 09026-68261-2]
    • Basic 100, Volume 66
      CD, 1995 [BMG Classics 09026-68334-2]
    • Presto! The World's Fastest Classics
      CD, 1998 [RCA Victor 09026-68983-2]
  • New York All State Orchestra, conductor: Willis Page
    • This is Stereo
      LP, 1969 [Silver Crest CRSS1969]
  • London Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Andre Previn (4:13)
    • LSO Gala Concert
      LP, 1971 [HMV ASD 2784]
    • Andre Previn Conducts
      LP, 1974 [EMI/Angel S 37201]
    • Classical Favourites
      CD, 1987 [EMI EMX 2127]
    • The Most Famous Orchestra Showpieces
      CD, 1993 [EMI CDE 5 68130 2]
    • Favourite Overtures
      CD, 1994 [EMI 7243 5 68142 2 6]
    • Orchestral Showpieces
      CD, 1996 [Seraphim 7243 5 69104 2]
    • Unforgettable Classics: Bernstein
      CD, 1999 [Classics for Pleasure 72800]
  • Utah Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Maurice Abravanel (4:21)
    • American Salute
      LP, 1972 [Turnabout TV-S 34459]
    • Americana
      LP, 1973 [Sine Qua Non SQN 115]
    • Great Music of Our Time
      LP, 1977 [Funk & Wagnalls FW 402]
    • Americana: 20th Century Works for Orchestra
      CD, 1993 [Vox Allegretto ACD 8155]
  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Aaron Copland (4:51)
    Recorded in 1973 in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia
    • An American in Prague
      CD, 1993 [Romantic Robot RR 1973]
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Eric Rogers (4:26)
    • The Music of Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1973 [London SPC 21048]
      CD, 1990 [London 430 134-2]
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Zubin Mehta (4:10)
    Recorded at Royce Hall, UCLA
    • Overture to Candide
      LP, 1976 [London CS 7031]
    • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
      LP, 1977 [JBL CSL 1010]
    • American Weekend
      CD, 1990 [London 430 142-2]
  • Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor: John Williams (4:14)
    Recorded in June, 1981 in Boston
    • Overtures
      LP, 1982 [Philips 6514 186]
    • Bernstein By Boston
      CD, 1986 [Philips 416 360-42
    • Pops Around the World: Digital Overtures
      CD, 198? [Philips 400 071-2]
    • Salute to America
      CD, 1996 [MCA Special Products 442808]
    • American Classics
      CD, 2001 [Philips 468156]
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Leonard Bernstein (4:17)
    Recorded in July, 1982 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
    • Symphonic Dances from WSS / Overture to Candide
      LP, 1983 [Deutsche Grammophon 2532 085]
    • Bernstein 70
      CD, 1988 [Deutsche Grammophon 427 042 2]
    • Rhapsody in Blue
      CD, 1989 [Deutsche Grammophon 427 806 2]
    • Bernstein Dances
      CD, 1998 [Deutsche Grammophon GX2 459-147]
    • Bernstein Conducts Bernstein
      CD, 2003 [Universal 1402]
  • NESA Symphonic Band, conductor: Tonni Jensen
    • Touring USA
      LP, 1983 [Danica DLP 8033]
  • Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Lukas Foss (4:27)
    • American Festival
      CD, 1984 [Pro Arte CDD 102]
      CD, 1994 [Intersound CD 3502]
  • Joshua Pierce and Dorothy Jones [duo piano transcription] (4:11)
    • Bernstein / Rodgers: Classically Broadway
      CD, 1986 [Kem 1009]
    • Two Steinways on Broadway
      CD, 1994 [Intersound 3499]
  • St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Leonard Slatkin (4:16)
    • Candide: Overture / Fancy Free / Facsimile / On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
      LP, 1986 [Angel DS-37358]
      CD, 1995 [EMI Eminence 5 65745 2]
    • Great American Showpieces
      CD, 1992 [Capitol 64303]
    • The Twentieth Century
      CD, 1994 [EMI Classics CDK 7243 5 65930 2 2]
  • Philharmonia Virtuosi, conductor: Richard Kapp (4:22)
    • Greatest Hits of the 1900's
      CD, 1986 [CBS Masterworks MK 42125]
    • Leonard Bernstein: Greatest Hits
      CD, 1997 [Sony Classical 64058]
  • Rochester Pops Orchestra, conductor: Erich Kunzel (4:21)
    • An American Classic CD Sampler
      CD, 1987 [Pro Arte CDM 799]
    • America's Greatest Hits
      CD, 1990 [Pro Arte CDM 836]
    • Night at the Pops
      CD, 1993 [First Choice 4506]
    • The Best of Broadway
      CD, 1994 [Intersound 3652]
    • World's Greatest Overtures
      CD, 1995 [Intersound 3820]
    • Broadway's Greatest Hits
      CD, 1995 [Pro Arte 8005]
    • Uptown, Downtown
      CD, 1995 [Pro Arte 322]
    • Great Melodies of the Classics
      CD, 1997 [Intersound 1218]
    • Romantic Melodies for Orchestra
      CD, 1998 [Intersound 3845]
  • London Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Geoffrey Simon (4:18)
    • Orchestral Masterpieces, Volume 6
      CD, 1987 [Moss Music Group CACD6]
      CD, 1995 [Cala Records CACD6]
    • American Portraits
      CD, 1999 [Laserlight 1074209]
  • Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Gerard Oskamp
    • Raise the Curtain
      CD, 1987 [Aurora ARCD 1926]
  • Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, conductor: Frederick Fennell (4:29)
    Arranged by Walter Beller
    • An American in Paris
      CD, 1988 [KOCD-2816]
  • Orchestra, conductor: James Levine
    Recorded on November 8, 1987 at Carnegie Hall, NYC
    • Music for Life
      CD, 1988 [Deutsche Grammophon 429 392-2]
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Andrew Litton
    Recorded in July, 1990 at Wessex Hall, Dorset UK
    • Bernstein
      CD, 2000 [Virgin Classics CUV 61119]
    • Bernstein / Copland
      CD, 2000 [Virgin Classics CDVB 61612]
  • The New York Pops, conductor: Skitch Henderson (4:27)
    • From Berlin to Bernstein
      CD, 1991 [EMI/Angel CDC 7 54274 2]
      CD, 1999 [Centaur CRC 2427]
  • London Arts Orchestra, conductor: Jacques Delacote
    Recorded at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    • Jose Carreras and Friends Sing Operatic Arias, Duets and Popular Songs
      CD, 1991 [Music Collection International CAN CD 001]
      CD, 1993 [Castle CCS 2904]

    • CD, 1998 [Laserlight/Delta 14-310]
  • Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Pavel Urbanek
    • The Beautiful World of Clasical Music, Volume 5: USA
      CD, 1992 [Laserlight 15670]
  • Orchestra of the Americas, conductor: Paul Freeman (4:38)
    • An American Composers Salute
      CD, 1992 [Pro Arte CDS 3413]
    • American Salute
      CD, 1995 [Pro Arte 337]
    • A Musical Odyssey
      CD, 1995 [Intersound 1250]
    • Encores: The Greatest Hits
      CD, 1996 [Intersound 3618]
    • Aspects of West Side Story / Candide
      CD, 1996 [Pro Arte 8303]
  • Quintet of the Americas (4:09)
    Arranged by Cliff Townsend
    • Souvenirs
      CD, 1992 [XNLT 18008]
  • Metropolita Opera Orchestra (4:08)
    • Curtain Up!
      CD, 1993 [MET 800CD]
  • New York City Opera Orchestra, conductor: Paul Gemignani
    • Broadway's Best: Overtures and Dances
      CD, 1993 [Musicmasters 67099]
  • Cincinnati College-Conservatory Wind Symphony, conductor: Eugene Corporon; arranged by Grundma
    • American Dreams
      CD, 1993 [Klavier KCD-11048]
  • Calgary Philharmonic Orchesta, conductor: Mario Bernardi (4:26)
    Recorded in May, 1992 at the Calgary Center for the Performing Arts, Calgary, Canada
    • Glitter and Be Gay
      CD, 1993 [CBC Records SMCD5125]
  • Empire Brass (4:17), arranged by Rolf Smedvig
    Recorded in August, 1992 at the Berkshire Performing Arts Center
    • Class Brass on the Edge
      CD, 1993 [Telarc CD-80305]
  • United States Marine Band, conductor: John R. Bourgeois (4:18)
    Transcription by Clare Grundman
    • Overtures, Volume 2
      CD, 1994 [US Marine Band]
      CD, 2000 [Musical Heritage Society 515559L]
  • Belgian Guides Symphonic Band, conductor: Norbert Nozy (4:24)
    Arranged by Walter Beeler
    Recorded in 1994 at Steurbaut Recording Center, Belgium
    • Nuts
      CD, 1994 [René Gailly CD87 076]
  • Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor: Charles Prince (4:26)
    • Gala Concert for Hal Prince
      CD, 1996 [First Night W2K36788]
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor: David Zinman (4:19)
    Recorded 1996
    • Bernstein: West Side Story / Candide
      CD, 1997 [Decca Classics 2LH 452 916-2
    • American Classics: Barber, Copland, Bernstein
      CD, 1999 [Decca Classics 289 460 656-2]
  • Royal Artillery Band, conductor: Major T. S. Davis (4:32)
    • Overture
      CD, 1997 [Bandleader BNA 5121]
  • Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: David Montgomery (4:32)
    Recorded in July, 1996
    • Leonard Bernstein
      CD, 1997 [Arte Nova Classics 74321 43321 2]
    • The Arte Collection [5 CD boxed set]
      CD, 1997 [Arte Nova Classics 68913]
  • Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Mariss Jansons
    • World Encores
      CD, 1998 [EMI 7243 5 56576 2 6]
  • Giora Feidman (3:20)
    • To You
      CD, 1998 [Plane 88795]
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Carl Davis
    Recorded in 1996 at Watford Colosseum, UK
    • Bernstein
      CD, 1999 [Intersound 2878]
      CD, 2000 [International Music Company 204499]
    • American Connection
      CD, 2002 [Brilliant Classics 6169]
  • Minnesota Orchestra, conductor: Eiji Oue (4:30)
    Recorded in February, 1999 at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis MN
    • Bernstein: Suite from Candide
      CD, 1999 [Reference Recordings RR 87]
  • Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: James Judd
    • American Classics: Bernstein, Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety"
      CD, 2003 [Naxos 8559099]

Alleluia

  • Canadian Brass (1:57)
    Recorded in 1996 at Hilcrest United Methodist Church, Ontario, Canada
    • Canadian Brass Play Bernstein
      CD, 1997 [RCA Victor 68633]

Best of All Possible Worlds

  • Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters, orchestra conductor: Enoch Light
    • Sing the Popular Music of Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1963 [Command RS 855 SD]
    • Show Time
      LP, 1973 [Command ABC RSSD 982-2]
  • Canadian Brass (2:35)
    Recorded in 1996 at Hilcrest United Methodist Church, Ontario, Canada
    • Canadian Brass Play Bernstein
      CD, 1997 [RCA Victor 68633]

Candide Suite

Movement One: The Best of All Possible Worlds
Movement Two: Westphalia Chorale and Battle Scene
Movement Three: Auto Da Fe
Movement Four: Glitter and Be Gay
Movement Five: Make Our Garden Grow

Arranged by Clare Grundman

  • Amsterdam Wind Orchestra, conductor: Hans Friesen
    • The Big Apple
      CD, 1994 [World Wind Music 500 003]
  • New York All-State Symphonic Band, conductor: H. Robert Reynolds (10:23)
    • Music at the Core
      CD, 1996 [MCD 2310]

Candide's Lament

  • Roberta Alexander (soprano) and Tan Crone (piano)
    • Songs / Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1985 [Etcetera ETC 1037]
    • Songs for Voice and Piano
      LP, 1986 [Musical Heritage Society MHS 7450A]
    • Bernstein: Songs
      CD, 1991 [Etcetera 1037]

Glitter and Be Gay

  • Tommy Flanagan
    • Lonely Town
      LP, 1959 [Blue Note 3186]
  • David Terry and His Orchestra
    • Bernstein's Broadway
      LP, 1959 [Warner Bros. B 1325 / WS 1325]
  • Roberta Peters, conductor: Enoch Light
    • Sing the Popular Music of Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1963: Command RS 855 SD
    • Show Time
      LP, 1973: Command ABC RSSD 982-2
  • Tracy Dahl / Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Mario Bernardi (5:50)
    Recorded in May, 1992 at the Calgary Center for the Performing Arts, Calgary, Canada
    • Glitter and Be Gay
      CD, 1993 [CBC Records SMCD5125]
  • Sumi Jo / Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, conductor: Paolo Olmi (6:15)
    • Virtuoso Arias
      CD, 1994 [Erato 4509-97239-2]
  • Dawn Upshaw, conductor: Eric Stern (5:38)
    Recorded in April, 1993 at The Hit Factory, New York City
    • I Wish It So
      CD, 1994 [Nonesuch 9-79345-2-9
    • Portrait
      CD, 1995 [Nonesuch 79393-2]
  • Marina Prior, conductor: Brian Stacey (5:38)
    • Somewhere: The Songs of Sondheim and Bernstein
      CD, 1994 [Columbia (Aust.) 478068]
  • Dale Kristien
    • The Beauty of Broadway
      CD, 1994 [Prima 64901]
      CD, 2000 [Original Cast 4]
  • NESA Concert Band, conductor: Giordano Bellincampi (6:00)
    • NESA Concert Band
      CD, 1995 [Danica 8173]
  • Harolyn Blackwell, conductor: Danny Troob (5:59)
    Recorded in November, 1994 in New York City
    • Blackwell Sings Bernstein
      CD, 1996 [RCA Victor 09026-68321]
    • The Only Opera CD You'll Ever Need
      CD, 1997 [RCA Victor 09026-68823]
  • Maureen McGovern / Philharmonia Virtuosi, conductor: Richard Kapp (4:22)
    • Leonard Bernstein: Greatest Hits
      CD, 1997 [Sony Classical 64058]
  • Patricia Nessy / Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor: Charles Prince (6:00)
    • Gala Concert for Hal Prince
      CD, 1996 [First Night W2K36788]
  • Michael Callen (5:35)
    • Legacy
      CD, 1996 [Significant Other 951]
  • Sumi Jo / Orchestra of St. Luke's, conductor: Richard Bonynge(6:03)
    • Live at Carnegie Hall
      CD, 1996 [Samsung Classics SCC-019SCL]
  • Boston Brass (6:23); arranged by J. D. Shaw
    Recorded in January, 1996 at Trinity Chapel, Boston MA
    • Stealing the Show
      CD, 2000 [Summit DCD 272]
  • Renee Fleming / Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor: James Levine (6:03)
    Recorded in May, 1998 at Manhattan Center, New York City
    • I Want Magic!
      CD, 1998 [London 289 460 567-2]
  • Ruth Nabal (5:48)
    • Vocal Gershwin and Ellington
      CD, 1999 [Ars Harmonica 51]
  • Lisa Vroman (6:16)
    • Broadway Classic
      CD, 2000 [Offplanet Entertainment 260]
  • Don Byron [vocals by Patricia O'Callaghan]
    • A Fine Line: Arias and Lieder
      CD, 2000 [Blue Note 26801]

It Must Be So

  • David Terry and His Orchestra
    • Bernstein's Broadway
      LP, 1959 [Warner Bros. B 1325 / WS 1325]
  • Bobby Scott
    • Plays the Music of Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1960 [Verve MGVS-6065]
  • Roberta Alexander (soprano) and Tan Crone (piano)
    • Songs / Leonard Bernstein
      LP, 1985 [Etcetra ETC 1037]
    • Songs for Voice and Piano
      LP, 1986 [Musical Heritage Society MHS 7450A]
    • Bernstein: Songs
      CD, 1991 [Etcetera 1037]
  • Lambert Wilson (2:01)
    • Musicals
      CD, 1989 [EMI CDC 7 49792 2]
  • Betty Buckley (2:55)
    • Much More
      CD, 1997 [Sterling 1014]
  • Lucien Pressner
    • Bernstein on Guitar
      CD, 1999 [CPO CD 999-505]

Life is Happiness Indeed

  • Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
    • Mendelssohn Sings Sondheim
      Cassette, 1995 [ATR 26187]

Make Our Garden Grow

  • Tommy Flanagan
    • Lonely Town
      LP, 1959 [Blue Note 3186]
  • Julia Migenes
    • Live at the Olympia
      CD, 1989 [Milan 831887]
  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Collegiate Chorale, conductor: James Conlon
    • A Salute to American Music
      CD, 1992 [RCA Red Seal 09026-61508-2]
  • Turtle Creek Chorale / Dallas Wind Symphony, conductor: Dr. Timothy Seelig (4:29)
    Recorded in June, 1992 at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas TX
    • Testament
      CD, 1992 [Reference Recordings RR-49CD]
  • Placido Domingo and Denyce Graves / Muncipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro Orchestra and Chorus, conductor: John DeMain (3:53)
    Recorded on June 7, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro
    • Concert for Planet Earth
      CD, 1992 [Sony Classical SK 52570]
  • Tanglewood Festival Chorus / Boston Pops Orchestra, conductor: John Williams (3:46)
    • The Green Album
      CD, 1992 [CBS 48224]
    • Leonard Bernstein: Greatest Hits
      CD, 1997 [Sony Classical 64058]
  • Laurie Beechman and Sam Harris
    • No One is Alone
      CD, 1996 [Varèse Sarabande VSD-5623]
  • Canadian Brass (3:54)
    Recorded in 1996 at Hilcrest United Methodist Church, Ontario, Canada
    • Canadian Brass Play Bernstein
      CD, 1997 [RCA Victor 68633]
  • Lucien Pressner
    • Bernstein on Guitar
      CD, 1999 [CPO CD 999-505]
  • Joshua Bell violin, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor: David Zinman; arranged by John Corigliano (5:31)
    Recorded December, 2000 at AIR Studios, London
    • Bernstein: West Side Story Suite
      CD, 2001 [Sony Classical 89358]
  • San Francisco Symphony Chorus, soloists: Dale Tracy (tenor) and Eileen Meredith (soprano), conductor: Vance George (3:51)
    Recorded in 2000 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
    • Voices: 1900/2000
      CD, 2001 [Delos Records 2370]
  • New Amsterdam Singers, conductor: Clara Longstreth
    • Island of Hope: New American Choral Music
      CD, 2002 [Albany Records 545]
  • Grace Griffith (3:30)
    • Sands of Time
      CD, 2003 [Blix Street 10078]

My Love

  • Bob James Trio (5:11)
    • Bold Conceptions
      LP, 196? [Mercury MG-20768]

The Paris Waltz

  • Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, conductor: John Mauceri
    Recorded in January, 1973 in Culver City CA
    • The Great Waltz
      CD, 1993 [Philips 438 685-2]
  • National Symphony Orchestra (2:38)
    • Carousel Waltz and Other Waltzes from the Musical Theatre
      CD, 1998 [JAY 1310]

Ringaroundarosie

  • Arthur Siegel and Company (1:14)
    • Ben Bagley's Leonard Bernstein Revisited
      LP, 1982 [Painted Smiles PS 1377]
      CD, 1995 [Painted Smiles PSCD 107]

Suite from Candide

Includes You Were Dead, You Know; The Paris Waltz; Bon Voyage; Barcarolle; The Ballad of Eldorado; I Am Easily Assimilated; The Best of All Possible Worlds; Make Our Garden Grow
Arranged by Charlie Harmon

  • Minnesota Orchestra, conductor: Eiji Oue (18:08)
    Recorded on February 17-18, 1999 at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis MN
    • Bernstein
      CD, 1999 [Reference Recordings RR 87]
    • Showcase [excerpt (8:14)]
      CD, 2000 [Reference Recordings RR 907]

This World

  • Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
    • Mendelssohn Sings Sondheim
      Cassette, 1995 [ATR 26187]

We Are Women

  • Angelina Reaux and Maggie Task (3:13)
    • Ben Bagley's Leonard Bernstein Revisited
      LP, 1982 [Painted Smiles PS 1377]
      CD, 1995 [Painted Smiles PSCD 107]

Excerpts from Original Cast Recordings

1956 Original Broadway Cast Recording

  • Overture
    • American Musical Theater
      LP, 1967 [CBS Legacy 32 B5 0003]
      LP, 1972 [Columbia P2 11462]
  • Glitter and Be Gay
    • Great Moments from the Great Operettas
      LP, 1979 [Columbia Special Products P6 15093]
    • Broadway Magic: The 1960's
      CD, 1987 [Columbia CK 40698]
    • American Musical Theater: Shows, Songs and Stars
      CD, 1989 [Smithsonian RD 036]
    • Broadway's Fair Ladies
      CD, 1993 [Sony 53402]
    • Broadway Broads: There is Nothin' Like a Dame
      CD, 1993 [Sony Broadway SK 53539]
    • Broadway Showstoppers, Volume 1
      CD, 1994 [Sony Special Products 24377]
    • The Broadway Years
      CD, 1995 [Koch International 7905]
    • Clive Barker: Being Music
      CD, 1999 [EMI 496691]
  • I Am Easily Assimilated
    • This is Broadway's Best
      LP, 1961 [Columbia Masterworks BW-1]
  • Best of All Possible Worlds, Glitter and Be Gay, Oh Happy We, Make Our Garden Grow
    • The Bernstein Songbook
      CD, 1988 [Columbia SM 44760]
  • Overture, Best of All Possible Worlds, Paris Waltz (Mazurka), Glitter and Be Gay, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Leonard Bernstein, A Total Embrace: The Composer
      CD, 2003 [Sony Classical/Legacy 90583]

1974 Broadway Revival Recording

  • Overture
    • Broadway Magic: The 1970's
      CD, 1987 [Columbia CK 40699]

1988 Scottish Opera Recording

  • Overture
    • Broadway Overtures
      CD, 1990 [Musical Heritage Society 912669]
    • Great Overtures from the Musicals
      CD, 1995 [Madacy 788]
    • Overtures of Broadway
      CD, 1996 [JAY 1230]
    • Great Overtures from the Musicals
      CD, 1998 [Showtime 30]
  • Glitter and Be Gay
    • An Evening of Operetta
      CD, 1991 [Koch 322632]
  • I Am Easily Assimilated [edited]
    • The History of the Musical
      CD, 2001 [Naxos 422712]

1989 Leonard Bernstein Recording

  • I Am Easily Assimilated
    • To Lenny With Love
      CD, 1991 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 431 946-2]
    • Bernstein: The Artist's Album
      CD, 1998 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 457 691-2]
  • Glitter and Be Gay
    • Mad About Opera
      CD, 1992 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 437 636-2]
  • Overture, Oh Happy We, I Am Easily Assimilated, Glitter and Be Gay
    • Somewhere
      CD, 1993 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 439 251-2]
  • The Best of All Possible Worlds, Oh Happy We, Glitter and Be Gay, I Am Easily Assimilated, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Bernstein on Broadway
      CD, 1996 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 447 898-2]
  • Overture, Best of All Possible Worlds, Glitter and Be Gay, Nothing More Than This
    • The Centenary Collection, Volume 6
      CD, 1998 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 459-070-2]
  • Overture, Glitter and Be Gay
    • Bernstein: Reaching for the Note
      CD, 1998 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 459-552-2]
  • Oh Happy We, Candide's Lament, You Were Dead You Know, My Love, Make Our Garden Grow
    • One Hand, One Heart: Bernstein's Greatest Love Songs
      CD, 2000 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 463 598-2]
  • The Best of All Possible Worlds, Oh Happy We, Glitter and Be Gay, I Am Easily Assimilated, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Panorama: Leonard Bernstein
      CD, 2001 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 469 115-2]
  • Overture, The Best of All Possible Worlds, Oh Happy We, Glitter and Be Gay, I Am Easily Assimilated, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Essential Bernstein
      CD, 2001 [Deutsche Grammophon / Polygram 471 518-2]
  • Overture
    • Panorama: Famous Overtures
      CD, 2002 [Universal 469322]
  • Overture, The Best of All Possible Worlds, Oh Happy We, Glitter and Be Gay, I Am Easily Assimilated, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Bernstein
      CD, 2003 [Universal 474426]
  • Overture, The Best of All Possible Worlds, Oh Happy We, Glitter and Be Gay, I Am Easily Assimilated, Make Our Garden Grow
    • Bernstein's Greatest Hits
      CD, 2003 [Universal 69202]

1997 Broadway Revival Recording

  • Make Our Garden Grow
    • The Only Other Broadway CD You'll Ever Need
      CD, 1999 [RCA 63573]

Home Cast Recordings

Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins