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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concert with the New York Philharmonic, Vol. 1

By New York Philharmonic

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By New York Philharmonic, Roger Englander, and Leonard Bernstein. By Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). DVD/Blu-ray. Listening CD. Naxos #800208. Published by Naxos (NX.800208).

Item Number: NX.800208

There had never been a communicator about music with anywhere near Bernstein's brilliance, humor, energy, reach and importance. (The New York Times) Leonard Bernstein did this better than anyone. He was brilliant - as a musician and as an ambassador for music. (Whoopie Goldberg) Young People's Concerts Vol. 1 comprises 17 episodes of the legendary series, which remains unmatched until today. Awarded three Emmys and hailed by Variety as a rare moment in the symbiosis of the arts and broadcasting, Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts left their mark on television history. Aired at prime-time on CBS from 1958 to 1972, 52 one-hour programs were written and hosted by Leonard Bernstein, certainly the most influential American maestro of the 20th century (The New York Times). With the New York Philharmonic and guest artists providing the live music, these programs brought musical concepts and music history to life for generations of viewers. Volume 1 includes 17 Episodes - The Concerts Nos. 1-14 plus Young Performers Nos. 1-3 (featuring Seiji Ozawa and Lynn Harrell).

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