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The Resource Leonard Bernstein, Paul R. Laird

Leonard Bernstein, Paul R. Laird

Label
Leonard Bernstein
Title
Leonard Bernstein
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. Laird
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leonard Bernstein was one of twentieth-century music's most successful and recognizable figures. Published to tie in with the hundredth anniversary of Bernstein's birth, this biography provides a concise overview of the life and work of this talented and controversial musician. Drawing on more than thirty years of study, leading Bernstein scholar Paul R. Laird describes Bernstein's work as a conductor, composer, music educator and commentator, evaluating all of his major compositions. Laird also explores the impact of Bernstein's complicated personal life on his professional work, including his homosexuality and his strong yet difficult marriage
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laird, Paul R
Dewey number
780/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • ML410.B566
  • ML410.B566
LC item number
  • L37 2018
  • L35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
Series statement
Critical lives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Composers
  • Musicians
Label
Leonard Bernstein, Paul R. Laird
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125639394
  • 31223125639386
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-204), discography (pages 205-209), and videography (page 210)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
'Safe at the piano': Bernstein's youth, 1918-39 -- 'The Spirit of Koussevitzky': Bernstein discovers conducting, 1939-43 -- 'I have a fine large apartment in Carnegie Hall': A time of searching, 1943-51 -- 'I simply must decide what I'm going to be when I grow up': Leaning towards composition, 1952-7 -- 'I'm going to be a conductor, after all!' : Philharmonic Maestro, 1957-69 -- 'I do know that the answer is Yes': Living with fame, 1969-78 -- 'And all the spooks of swift-advancing age': Music at the close, 1978-90 -- A final evaluation
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781780239101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992452962
Label
Leonard Bernstein, Paul R. Laird
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125639394
  • 31223125639386
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-204), discography (pages 205-209), and videography (page 210)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
'Safe at the piano': Bernstein's youth, 1918-39 -- 'The Spirit of Koussevitzky': Bernstein discovers conducting, 1939-43 -- 'I have a fine large apartment in Carnegie Hall': A time of searching, 1943-51 -- 'I simply must decide what I'm going to be when I grow up': Leaning towards composition, 1952-7 -- 'I'm going to be a conductor, after all!' : Philharmonic Maestro, 1957-69 -- 'I do know that the answer is Yes': Living with fame, 1969-78 -- 'And all the spooks of swift-advancing age': Music at the close, 1978-90 -- A final evaluation
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9781780239101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992452962

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