Notes & Reviews:
Kultur's first boxed set of Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts was one of the most eagerly awaited DVD releases in the history of the format. The set has sold many tens of thousands of copies and continues to be extremely popular. Now, Kultur introduces the magnificent second volume of the concerts featuring 27 one-hour long programs on nine DVDs and completing the series.
Bernstein's wonderful combination of exceptional performances and clear, inspirational lectures superbly convey his own excitement about the music. These new programs feature Aaron Copland, Andre Watts, Seiji Ozawa and other luminaries in informative, entertaining concerts of the music of Bach, Liszt, Strauss and many other great composers. Maestro Bernstein is shown directing his New York Philharmonic in many of these Emmy Award winning programs.
Kultur's first boxed set of Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts was the most eagerly awaited DVD release in Classical Music s history. The set has sold many tens of thousands of copies and continues to be extremely popular.
Now Kultur introduces the magnificent second volume of the Concerts, featuring 27 programs on nine DVDs and completing the series. Bernstein's wonderful combination of exceptional performances and clear, inspirational lecture superbly convey his own excitement about music. This beautiful new set will create further enthusiasm for the genre among young and old music lovers alike.
In 1962, the Young People's Concerts became the first series of concerts ever televised from Lincoln Center. All of them were telecast on CBS at prime time, and syndicated in over 40 countries, introducing an entire generation to the joys of classical music.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 1620 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Submitted on 06/19/14 by bj
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Taneyev: Symphonies no 1 and 3 / Sanderling, Novosibirsk SO
C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos / Nicolas Altstaedt, cello; Jonathan Cohen, Arcangelo
Hans Abrahmsen (b.1952): Let Me Tell You (dramatic monologue) / Barbara Hannigan, soprano; Bavarian Radio SO, Andris Nelsons
Various Artists: House Music Tracks
Danny Elfman: Spider-Man 3 [Music From and Inspired By]
Arensky and Taneyev: Piano Quintets / Piers Lane, piano; Goldner Quartet
Sergey Taneyev: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 / Sanderling