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Bernstein, Leonard 1918-1990

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West Side story : original Broadway cast recording by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

631 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 7,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes and synopsis by Roy Hemming, in English with German, French and Italian translations (36 p. : ill.) inserted in container
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

241 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 6,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
The joy of music by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

116 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 3,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated talks on music appreciation, based on the author's "Omnibus" television shows. Includes expanded scripts of seven of the shows
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

74 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Rhapsody in blue ; Preludes for piano ; Short story ; Violin piece ; Second rhapsody for orchestra with piano ; For Lily Pons ; Sleepless night ; Promenade : walking the dog by George Gershwin( )

82 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Grosvenor playing three solo encores, one from each composer represented. For Saint-Saens, he's chosen Leopold Godowskys deliciously free transcription 'The Swan'. The famous cello solo from 'The Carnival of Animals'. Ravel is represented by a brief prelude that he wrote in 1913. And he performs Gershwins Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

110 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy years after its premiere, one of Broadway's finest musicals is brought back to life in an acclaimed production featuring a 28-piece orchestra and 30-member cast that includes Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Megan Fairchild
The infinite variety of music by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

38 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A companion volume to 'The Joy of Music.' It includes the scripts of his TV programs on Mozart, Romanticism, Jazz in Serious Music, etc., plus an explanation of four great symphonies by Beethoven, Tschaikovsky, Brahms, and Dvorak." Bk Buyer's Guide
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

59 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
Bernstein conducts Bernstein by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

123 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally recorded before 1972
Young people's concerts by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of music such as: What is melody? What does music mean? What is classical music? The text is based on Bernstein's television series of young people's concerts
The unanswered question : six talks at Harvard by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The varied forms of Leonard Bernstein's musical creativity have been recognized and enjoyed by millions. These lectures, Mr. Bernstein's most recent venture in musical explication, will make fascinating reading as well. Virgil Thomson says of the lectures: "Nobody anywhere presents this material so warmly, so sincerely, so skillfully. As musical mind-openers they are first class; as pedagogy they are matchless." Mr. Bernstein considers music ranging from Hindu ragas through Mozart and Ravel, to Copland, suggesting a worldwide, innate musical grammar. Folk music, pop songs, symphonies, modal, tonal, atonal, well-tempered and ill-tempered works all find a place in these discussions. Each, Mr. Bernstein suggests, has roots in a universal language central to all artistic creation. Using certain linguistic analogies, he explores the ways in which this language developed and can be understood as an aesthetic surface. Drawing on his insights as a master composer and conductor, Mr. Bernstein also explores what music means below the surface: the symbols and metaphors which exist in every musical piece, of whatever sort. And, finally, Mr. Bernstein analyzes twentieth century crises in the music of Schoenberg and Stravinsky, finding even here a transformation of all that has gone before, as part of the poetry of expression, through its roots in the earth of human experience. These talks, written and delivered when Leonard Bernstein was Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University, are the newest of the author's literary achievements. In addition to a distinguished career as conductor, pianist, and composer, Mr. Bernstein is the recipient of many television Emmys for the scripts of his Young People's Concerts, Omnibus programs, and others, and is the author of The Infinite Variety of Music and The Joy of Music, for which he received the Christopher Award
Adagio by Samuel Barber( )

and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble in Tahiti : an opera in seven scenes by Leonard Bernstein( )

58 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of Christmas by Leonard Bernstein( )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West Side story by Leonard Bernstein( )

106 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal selections from "West Side Story"; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
West Side story by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

107 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... this electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in the slums of 1950s' New York." [box cover note]
Chichester psalms : (in three movements) : for mixed choir, boy soloist and orchestra (to be sung in Hebrew) by Leonard Bernstein( )

1 edition published in 1965 in Hebrew and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein : the infinite variety of a musician by Peter Gradenwitz( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in German and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse componist, dirigent en pianist (geb. 1918)
The Leonard Bernstein letters by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician-a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, and a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), choral works (Chichester Psalms), film scores (On the Waterfront), and much more. Bernstein was also an enthusiastic letter writer, and this book is the first to present a wide-ranging selection of his correspondence. The letters have been selected for the insights they offer into the passions of his life-musical and personal-and the extravagant scope of his musical and extra-musical activities. Bernstein's letters tell much about this complex man, his collaborators, his mentors, and others close to him. His galaxy of correspondents encompassed, among others, Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins, Thornton Wilder, Boris Pasternak, Bette Davis, Adolph Green, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and family members including his wife Felicia and his sister Shirley. The majority of these letters have never been published before. They have been carefully chosen to demonstrate the breadth of Bernstein's musical interests, his constant struggle to find the time to compose, his turbulent and complex sexuality, his political activities, and his endless capacity for hard work. Beyond all this, these writings provide a glimpse of the man behind the legends: his humanity, warmth, volatility, intellectual brilliance, wonderful eye for descriptive detail, and humor"
Findings by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Amerikaanse componist, dirigent en pianist (geb. 1918)
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Leonard Bernstein American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist

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Original West Side Story Cast

Striboneen, Randel, 1918-1990

West Side Story

Λέοναρντ Μπερνστάιν Αμερικανός συνθέτης, διευθυντής ορχήστρας, πιανίστας και μουσικός παιδαγωγός

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Бърнстейн, Ленард, 1918-1990

Леанард Бернштэйн

Ленард Бърнстейн

Леонард Бернстайн американский композитор, пианист и дирижёр

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ברנסטין, לאונרד, 1918-1990

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번스타인, 레나드 1918-1990

번스타인, 레너드 1918-1990


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バーンスタイン, レナード, 1918-1990


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伦纳德·伯恩斯坦, 1918-1990

伯恩斯坦, 伦纳德, 1918-1990

The joy of musicOn the WaterfrontThe infinite variety of musicYoung people's concertsThe unanswered question : six talks at HarvardWest Side storyWest Side storyFindings