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Biography of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): biography, sheet music, recordings, weblinks and literature

Biography of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

25.08.1918
Born in Lawrence Massachussetts
1935
Studies with Piston (Harvard) and Reiner (Curtis Institute of Music)
1940
Assistant of Koussevitzky
1945
until 1948 head of the New York City Symphony Orchestra
1948
Teaches in Tanglewood
1951
Professorship for music at the Brandeis University
1957
West Side Story
1958
Until 1969 head of New York Philharmonics
1959
"The Joy of Music" is published
1962
Young People`s Concert
1966
is published
1981
Premiere of Halil in Israel by Jean-Pierre Rampal and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under Bernstein
1989
Declines a medal president Bush wanted to give him, to protest against the censorship in arts in America. Conducts the ninth symphony of Beethoven after the Berlin wall falls.
14.10.1990
Dies in New York

Sheet music for flute:

Leonard Bernstein for flute (Sammlung)
edition on notenbuch.de
(flute, piano)
Boosey & Hawkes, HL48005945
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Maria (West Side Story)
  2. Tonight (West Side Story)
  3. Somewhere (West Side Story)
  4. Psalm 23 - 2nd Movement (Chichester Palms)
  5. A Simple Song (Mass)
  6. There is a garden (Trouble in Tahiti)
  7. Lucky to be me (On the Town)
  8. Oh, Happy we (Candide)
  9. One Hand, one heart (West Side Story)
  10. I feel pretty (West Side Story)


CDs with/from Leonard Bernstein

Klaus Arp, Jean-Claude Gérard, Rundfunkorchester des Südwestfunks
    Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto Pastoral:
  1. Allegro (07:58:00)
  2. Adagio (11:19:00)
  3. Rondo Allegro (06:37:00)
  4. Leonard Bernstein: Halil (15:52:00)
  5. Klaus Arp: Memoires (10:05:00)
Sharon Bezaly, Brett Dean, Alan Gilbert, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, John Neschling, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta
jpc
    Nicolas Bacri: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra op. 63:
  1. Largo misterioso - Allegro moderato (04:55:00)
  2. Estatico (05:22:00)
  3. Andante scorrevole (05:21:00)
  4. Leonard Bernstein: Halil (14:39:00)
  5. Brett Dean: The Siduri Dances (12:10:00)
  6. Christopher Rouse: Flute Concerto:
  7. Amhrán (04:02:00)
  8. Alla Marcia (04:15:00)
  9. Elegia (09:37:00)
  10. Scherzo (04:53:00)
  11. Amhrán (05:07:00)

Literature von/über Leonard Bernstein

Last edit 25.08.2014