A White House Cantata

A White House Cantata

Leonard Bernstein
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ARTIST: Leonard Bernstein
TITLE: A White House Cantata
LABEL: Deutsche Grammophon
CAT: 4630448-2

GENRE: Classical, Stage & Screen

MEDIA: Near Mint (NM or M-)
SLEEVE: Near Mint (NM or M-)

A White House Cantata: Scenes From 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Part 1
1 Prelude
President George Washington (1789-1801)
George Washington and Congress choose a location for the capital city.
2 Ten Square Miles By The Potomac River
President John Adams (1797-1801)
Little Lud escapes from slavery...
3 If I Was A Dove
...and helps Abigail Adams find the unfinished White House
4 Welcome Home, Miz Adams
5 Take Care Of This House
President Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Thomas Jefferson entertains.
6 The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon March
President James Madison (1809-1817)
Grown-up Lud admires Thomaseena, another young servant.
7 Seena
The British dine at the White House
8 Sonatina
President James Monroe (1817-1825)
Lud and Seena are married
9 Lud's Wedding
James and Eliza Monroe are sleepless. He has decided to send all the blacks, including the servants, to Liberia. His wife disagrees.
10 The Monroviad
For Lud and Seena, and for all blacks, the streets of Washington have become more dangerous.
11 This Time
President James Buchanan (1857-1861)
How can James Buchanan avert a civil war?
12 We Must Have A Ball
Part II
President Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Following Lincoln's abolition of slavery and the end of the Civil War, The White House servants celebrate their future.
13 Bright And Black
Presidents Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877) and Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
At the Hayes Inauguration, Julia Grant and Lucy Hayes reflect on their futures - and on one and other
14 Duet For One
President Chester Alan Arthur (1881-1885)
President Arthur entertains Mr. Rockerfeller and Mr. Vanderbilt with a minstrel show.
The Money-Lovin' Minstrel Show
President Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Theodore Rooselvelt brings a new dedication to a new century
18 To Make Us Proud


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