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Leonard Bernstein: Teachers and Teaching

An Autobiographic Essay by Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein: Teachers and Teaching An Autobiographic Essay by Leonard Bernstein

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This 60-minute program honors the great American conductor, pianist and composer Leonard Bernstein as a teacher.

It assesses his importance, his credo and his sense of obligation to pass on to following generations what he himself learned and experienced. Leonard Bernstein saw himself as a link in a long chain of musical tradition leading from Koussevitzky, Mitropoulos, Reiner and Copland to himself and on to a younger generation represented by Seiji Ozawa and Michael Tilson Thomas, and to the youngest musicians he particularly enjoyed teaching, those who were still dreaming of a career.

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Details

  • Directed by:
    • Humphrey Burton
  • Production date: 1988
  • Duration: 59 min
  • Production: © Unitel
  • Available version(s): EN
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