Matt Bieberfeld interviews Leonard BernsteinAdditional title: Leonard Bernstein interview
NamesBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Interviewee)Bieberfeld, Matt (Interviewer)Polonskiĭ, I͡A. P. (I͡Akov Petrovich), 1819-1898 (Lyricist)Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Performer)Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Conductor)Tourel, Jennie (Performer)Bieberfeld, Matt (Commentator)New York Philharmonic (Performer)WNCN (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)
Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1980-11-11
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1800
TopicsPolonskiĭ, I͡A. P. (I͡Akov Petrovich), 1819-1898 -- Musical settingsBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- InterviewsMusic-halls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Anniversaries, etcConductors (Music) -- United StatesBallets -- ExcerptsSongs (Medium voice) with pianoTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 60. NochʹBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Fancy free. Selections
GenresRadio programsRadio interviewsInterviewsMusic
NotesBibliographic history: Title provided by cataloger.Venue: Broadcast on WNCN-FM radio station 1980 November 11 [New York, N.Y.]Acquisition: Gift; Leida Snow, 2009.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 57 minutes) : analog, stereo
DescriptionMatt Bieberfeld interviews Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of the upcoming 90th anniversary of Carnegie Hall (1981). Leonard Bernstein recalls his Carnegie Hall debut on November 14, 1943, when he was 25 years old musician struggling for success, and the sudden illness of conductor Bruno Walter forced him to conduct for the first time The New York Philharmonic, where he had recently been appointed assistant conductor, the first American to conduct the Philharmonic, and he became a musical celebrity overnight. The program includes the 1969 recording of Jennie Tourel who sings Tchaikovsky's song Night [words by Polonskiĭ] (piano accompaniment by Bernstein) (Part 1, 25:58-31:50 minutes), and the beginning section of Bernstein's music to the ballet Fancy free (The New York Philharmonic ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor) (Part 2, 16:59-21-47 minutes).
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 928967623NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20835707Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 323790f0-b931-0133-ccdd-60f81dd2b63c
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