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André Previn - The Story Of A Piano album

André Previn - The Story Of A Piano album
  • Performer André Previn
  • Title The Story Of A Piano
  • Date of release 1952
  • Country US
  • Style Easy Listening, Romantic
  • Other formats DTS AUD TTA MPC DMF APE MP1
  • Genre Jazz / Classical
  • Size MP3 1499 mb
  • Size FLAC 1404 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 517

West Side Story is a jazz album by pianist André Previn and his trio. Previn, along with drummer Shelly Manne and bassist Red Mitchell, chose eight compositions from the original score of the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story and re-arranged them in a jazz style without vocals. Original music by Leonard Bernstein. Something's Coming" - 2:37. I Feel Pretty" - 6:47. Gee, Officer Krupke!" - 4:55.

André Previn in 1977 performing on the piano while conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Mozart’s Piano Concert No 20 in D minor, for a television show, Previn and the Pittsburgh. Photograph: Bettmann Archive. He also revised sections of his Brief Encounter opera between guest conducting engagements in Philadelphia and Boston.

Listen free to André Previn – The Definitive André Previn Collection, Vol. 1 (Whose Baby Are You?, It Might as Well Be Spring and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. André George Previn (Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929 – February 28, 2019) was a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. Previn won four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings and one more for his Lifetime Achievement. Previn was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Charlotte (née Epstein) and Jack Previn (Jakob Priwin), who was a lawyer, judge, and music teacher. He is said to have been "a distant relative of" the composer Gustav Mahler.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A The Story Of A Piano
Narrator – Hans ConriedWritten-By – Jerry Davis
B1 Adagio Cantabile
Written-By – Ludwig van Beethoven
B2 Traumerei-Op. 15
Written-By – Robert Schumann
B3 Valse Brillante, In A Minor, Op. 34, No. 2
Written-By – Frédéric Chopin
B4 Romance-Op. 28, No. 2
Written-By – Robert Schumann


  • Music By, Piano, Conductor – André Previn
  • Orchestra – RCA Victor Orchestra*


see also Andre Previn* - The Story Of A Piano
BSNPUB lists only the A side as this: Concert - Factory - Showroom - Moving Van - Professor's Studio - Mansion - First Concert - Jazz Band - Bop Night Club - Cocktail Lounge - Saloon - Auction - Ballet School - Rehearsal Pianist - Final Concert.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side label): E2VL-4519
  • Matrix / Runout (B side label): E2VL-4520
  • Matrix / Runout (A side runout stamped): E2VL-4519-1S ΛI
  • Matrix / Runout (B side runout stamped): E2VL-4520-4S AI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPB 3045 Andre Previn* The Story Of A Piano ‎(2x7", Album, EP, Aut) RCA Victor EPB 3045 US 1952