Leon Kirchner interviewed by George Boziwick
NamesBoziwick, George, 1954- (Interviewer)Kirchner, Leon (Interviewee)Pally, Alan J (Producer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2007-05-10
Table of ContentsExcerpts from the musical works played during the program. 1. Concerto in E-flat, Dumbarton Oaks, for chamber orchestra, 1st movement (1938) / Igor Stravinsky (Harvard Chamber Orchestra ; Leon Kirchner, conductor) (0:14:30-0:18:48) -- 2. Symphony no. 39, last two movements / Mozart (Harvard Chamber Orchestra ; L. Kirchner, conductor) (0:23:56-0:31:30) -- 3. Piano concerto no. 1, first two movements (1953) / Leon Kirchner (New York Philharmonic Orchestra ; Kirchner, piano) (0:57:19-1:08) -- 4. Music for cello and orchestra / L. Kirchner (Yo Yo Ma, cello ; The Philadelphia Orchestra ; David Zimman, conductor) (1:15:09-1:33:45)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2754
TopicsKirchner, Leon -- InterviewsComposers -- United StatesConductors (Music) -- United StatesPianists -- United States
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.Content: Title from the program notes.Additional physical form: House program (2 p.), including biographical information about the participants, available on request, in *LVH 2754.Additional physical form: Audio recording of this program available in *LTD-A 550.Performers: Introduced by Allan Pally.Venue: Videotaped 2007 May 10 the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (99 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionGeorge Boziwick, Chief of the Music Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, interviews Leon Kirchner, American composer of contemporary classical music, conductor and pianist. Kirchner talks about his life and musical career, including his experience as a conductor, and his influences such as his teacher at the University of California, Los Angeles, Arnold Schoenberg, who inspired Kirchner's musical style, but although Kirchner did not employ the twelve-tone technique. The program includes recordings of various musical works composed or conducted by the interviewee.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 907487728NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20601609Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e96c190-4a9e-0133-4b2d-60f81dd2b63c
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