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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 30 episodes and was first played on 11 December 2014.

Leonard Bernstein, a unique source of creative energy in America’s music throughout his entire adult lifetime, was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on August 25, 1918.

He was given piano lessons as a boy and had his pre-college education at the Garrison and Boston Latin schools. Going on to Harvard University, he worked with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. By the time of his graduation, in 1939, he had made an unofficial conducting debut (his own incidental music to…

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The Unanswered Question
Bernstein, Ives, New York Philharmonic
CBS1966
The Unanswered Question
Bernstein, Ives, New York PhilharmonicCBS1966
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Agnus Dei
Bernstein, Copland, Barber, Corydon Singers, Matthew Best
Hyperion0
Agnus Dei
Bernstein, Copland, Barber, Corydon Singers, Matthew BestHyperion0
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Black And Blue
Louis Armstrong, Edward R. Murrow, Leonard Bernstein
Columbia1957
Black And Blue
Louis Armstrong, Edward R. Murrow, Leonard BernsteinColumbia1957
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Firebird Suite
Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
Columbia Masterworks1958
Firebird Suite
Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Leonard Bernstein, New York PhilharmonicColumbia Masterworks1958
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Central Park In The Dark
Bernstein, Ives, New York Philharmonic
CBS1966
Central Park In The Dark
Bernstein, Ives, New York PhilharmonicCBS1966
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Piano Concerto No. 2
Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, The Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich, Ravel
Columbia Masterworks1959
Piano Concerto No. 2
Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, The Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich, RavelColumbia Masterworks1959
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Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20
Tchaikovsky, Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
CBS1981
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20
Tchaikovsky, Bernstein, New York PhilharmonicCBS1981
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Piano Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Minor For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 23
Tchaikovsky, Philippe Entremont, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic
Columbia Masterworks1962
Piano Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Minor For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 23
Tchaikovsky, Philippe Entremont, Leonard Bernstein, New York PhilharmonicColumbia Masterworks1962
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Friede Auf Erden, Op. 13
Bernstein, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Zemlinsky, Tenebrae, BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Allsopp, Nigel Short
Signum Classics2018
Friede Auf Erden, Op. 13
Bernstein, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Zemlinsky, Tenebrae, BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Allsopp, Nigel ShortSignum Classics2018
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Luonnotar, For Soprano And Orchestra, Opus 70
Sibelius, Leonard Bernstein, Phyllis Curtin, New York Philharmonic
CBS Classics1977
Luonnotar, For Soprano And Orchestra, Opus 70
Sibelius, Leonard Bernstein, Phyllis Curtin, New York PhilharmonicCBS Classics1977
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