CD 4. Symphony no. 2 in C minor : "Resurrection" / Mahler (Adele Addison, soprano ; Nan Merriman, mezzo-soprano ; Boston Symphony Orchestra) (recorded 25 March 1949, Symphony Hall, Boston)
CD 5. Piano concerto / Ravel (rehearsal) (Boston Symphony Orchestra) (recorded 5 December 1949, Symphony Hall, Boston)
Preamble for a solemn occasion / Copland (Laurence Olivier, narrator)
United Nations on the march / Shostakovich ; arr. Langendoen
Piano concerto in G / Ravel (Leonard Bernstein, piano)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor : "Choral". Finale excerpts / Beethoven (Irma Gonzales, soprano ; Nan Merriman, mezzo-soprano ; Raoul Jobin, tenor ; Nicola Moscona, bass (recorded 10 December 1949, Carnegle Hall, New York) (Boston Symphony Orchestra in all works)
CD 6. Music for strings, percussion & celesta, Sz 106, BB 1154 / Bartók
Piano concerto no. 1 in C major, op. 15 / Beethoven (Leonard Bernstein, piano ; New York Philharmonic) (recorded 19 February 1950, Carnegie Hall, New York)
CD 7. Symphony no. 2 : "The age of anxiety" / Bernstein (Lukas Foss, piano ; New York Philharmonic) (recorded 26 February 1959, Carnegie Hall, New York)
The rite of spring / Stravinsky (New York Philharminic) (recorded 18 February 1951, Carnegie Hall, New York)
CD 8. Three-penny opera / Weill (Blitzstein version) (Marc Blitzstein (narrator) ; Lotte Lenya (Jenny) ; Jo Sullivan (Polly Peachum) ; David Brooks (Macheath) ; George Matthews (Streetsinger/Tiger Brown) ; Anita Ellis (Lucy Brown) ; David Thomas (Mr. Peachum) (recorded 14 June, 1952 at the Adolph Ullman Amphitheatre [Waltham, MA] during the Festival of the Creative Arts at Brandeis University [world premiere]
CD 9. Short symphony : "Symphony no. 2" / Copland (recorded 27 January 1957, Carnegie Hall, New York)
American creed / Harris (recorded 7 Feburary 1959, Carnegie Hall, New York)
Concerto for orchestra / Piston (recorded 15 February 1959, Carnegie Hall, New York)
Serious song / Fine (recorded 19 April 1959, Carnegie Hall, New York) (New York Philharmonic (in all works)--
CD 10. Symphony no. 5 / Shostakovich (recording session)
Billy the Kid Copland (recording session) (New York Philharmonic) (recorded 20 October, 1959, Symphony Hall, Boston)
CD 11. Symphony no. 4 : "Sinfonia romántica" / Chavez
Songs. Ich atmet' einen linden Duft (Rückert) ; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert) ; Das irdische Leben (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) ; Um Mitternacht (Rückert) (Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano) (recorded 8 February 1960, Carnegie Hall, New York) ; Symphony no. 8 / Diamond (recorded 9 October 1961) (New York Philharmonic in all works)
CD 12. Extensive notes on the performances.
Boston Symphony Orchestra ; New York Philharmonic ; other performers ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor and piano.
Recorded principally in Symphony Hall, Boston and Carnegie Hall, New York.