Bernstein on Broadway
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StatementLeonard Bernstein
ContributionsRéaux, Angelina, singer, Daly, Tyne, singer, Anderson, June, 1952- singer, Edeiken, Louise, singer, Zambalis, Stella, singer, Horne, Marilyn, singer, Von Stade, Frederica, singer, Jones, Della, singer, Ludwig, Christa, singer, Troyanos, Tatiana, singer, Carreras, José, singer, Hadley, Jerry, singer, Gedda, Nicolai, singer, Hampson, Thomas, singer, Ollmann, Kurt, singer, Garrison, David, 1952- singer, Green, Adolph, singer, Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- conductor, London Voices, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra
LC ClassificationsM1500.B47 B47 2018
The Physical Object
Format[sound recording] /
Pagination1 audio disc
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26954880M
LC Control Number2018038058

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  In Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War, award-winning author and scholar Carol J. Oja examines the early days of Bernstein's career during World War II, centering around the debut in of the Broadway musical On the Town and the ballet Fancy Free. As a composer and conductor, Bernstein experienced a meteoric rise to Pages: Bernstein Meets Broadway is an indispensable work for any fan of Broadway musicals, dance, and cultural history. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.   For the volume of letters, of them in a book of almost that many pages, Simeone said he had sifted through s in the U.S. Library of Congress written by the prolific Bernstein, with.   This lecture traces Bernstein's composer-activism back to "On the Town" of , which was his first Broadway show and grew out of a fruitful collaboration with Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and.