Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein appears in the following:

A Chorus of Conversation: What Is American Music?

Monday, February 11, 2013

Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
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Sunday, November 28, 1982

In the finale episode of the series, Bob Sherman presents bits and pieces that had to be cut from other shows. We hear interviews with Leonard Bernstein, Yehudi Menuhin, Tony Randall, and a performance by Pamela Ross and Viveca Lindfors.

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What Is American Music?

Wednesday, January 18, 1950

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Tanglewood rountable discussion with examples played on piano. Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Irving Fine and Lukas Foss begin with a discussion of jazz and its assimilation. There is a lot of ...


Leonard Bernstein on George Gershwin

Thursday, September 23, 1948

Leonard Bernstein is interviewed on WQXR in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of George Gershwin and the radio premier of the Victor/RCA recording of An American in Paris, conducted by Bernstein.

The two men discuss Bernstein's travel to Paris and the reaction to the ...


Leonard Bernstein and Norman Dello Joio

Saturday, February 01, 1941

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AT WNYC studios, Musicians perform a "wind trio" for clarinet, french horn, and bassoon, composed by Norman Dello Joio ('Trio for Woodwinds"); and Leonard Bernstein ...