Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts - Vol. I

From Kultur

by Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic stand among his greatest achievements. These televised programs introduced an entire generation to the joys of classical music.

Bernstein conducted his first Young People's Concerts on January 18, 1958, just two weeks after becoming Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. Bernstein led a total of 53 Young People's Concerts covering a broad range of subjects. This DVD Set includes 25 of those programs with topics that include:

  • Jazz In The Concert Hall
  • Folk Music In The Concert Hall
  • What Does Music Mean
  • What Is American Music
  • What Is Orchestration
  • What Makes Music Symphonic
  • What Is Classical Music
  • Humor In Music
  • What Is A Concerto
  • What Is A Melody
  • The Sound Of An Orchestra
  • A Toast To Vienna In 3/4 Time
  • The Latin-American Spirit
  • and more

Several modern composers are also explored and discussed, including:

  • Gustav Mahler
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Jean Sibelius
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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts - 9-DVD Set - Vol. I
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