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Carnegie Hall Tonight, 1991: centennial edition
Rubinstein, John, 1946- (Host)
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Commentator)
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Conductor)
Horne, Marilyn (Performer)
National Public Radio (U.S.) (Distributor)
Wiener Philharmoniker (Performer)

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991
Table of Contents
1st part (44 min.): Opening announcement ; Commentary on L. Bernstein ; Jupiter symphony / Mozart -- 2nd part (40 min.): Commentary on Bernstein ; Simple gifts / arranged by Copland (performed by M. Horne) ; Symphony no. 2 (beginning) / Brahms-- 3rd part (31 min.) Symphony no. 2 (conclusion) / Brahms ; Commentary ; Symphony no. 5, 4th mvmt / Mahler ; Closing commentary.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1587
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
Conductors (Music) -- United States
Symphonies -- Excerpts
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Symphonies, K. 551, C major
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Old American songs, set 1. Simple gifts
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Symphonies, no. 2, op. 73, D major
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Symphonies, no. 5, C♯ minor. Adagietto
Radio programs
Source note: Title from original cassette label and audition; credits from audition; date from Carnegie Hall Administrative Records and Papers.
Performers: John Rubinstein, host ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano ; Leonard Bernstein, commentator and conductor.
Venue: Broadcast on National Public Radio in Washington (D.C.) 1991.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (115 min.) : analog, stereo
Hosted by John Arthur Rubinstein, a film and television actor and director, composer of film and theatre music, and son of the 20th century's most acclaimed pianist Arthur Rubinstein, this program is dedicated to Leonard Bernstein, an American composer, conductor, and music lecturer in order to commemorate the one year anniversary of his death. Commentaries on Bernstein by the host include excerpts of autobiographical narrations by Bernstein. Music works recorded live at 1984 Carnegie Hall concerts.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 922939564
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20810065
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1bd13e0-b920-0133-407a-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Carnegie Hall Tonight, 1991" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Carnegie Hall Tonight, 1991