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Title Leonard Bernstein, Omnibus [videorecording] : the historic TV broadcasts on 4 DVDs / produced by Robert Saudek Associates.

Imprint [Port Washington, N.Y.] : E1 Entertainment, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L BERN LBO E31DVD    Available
Description 4 videodiscs (449 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 18 cm)
Note Originally broadcast in the series Omnibus by CBS Television Network, ABC Television Network, and NBC Television Network, Nov. 14, 1954-Mar. 23, 1958.
Title from container.
Contents Beethoven's Fifth symphony / Andrew McCullough, director (33:00). The world of jazz / Elliot Silverstein, director (45:00) (1 disc) -- The art of conducting / Charles S. Dubin, director (48:00). American musical comedy / Charles S. Dubin, director (76:00) (1 disc) -- Introduction to modern music / Charles S. Dubin, director (49:00). The music of J.S. Bach / Charles S. Dubin, director (64:00) (1 disc) -- What makes opera grand? / written and narrated by Leonard Bernstein ; directed by Seymour Robbie (76:00). Bonus: Messiah. Advent & Christmas scenes, with The hallelujah chorus / Handel (Adele Addison, soprano; Gloria Lane, alto; David Lloyd, tenor; William Warfield, baritone; Symphony of the Air; Schola Cantorum; Leonard Bernstein, conductor) (58:00) (1 disc).
Performer Alistair Cooke, host ; Leonard Bernstein, guest.
Summary Hosted by Alistair Cooke and includes seven episodes featuring lectures, performances, and master classes from the conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein. Includes: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony (1954), The World of Jazz (1955), The Art of Conducting (1955), American Musical Comedy (1956), Introduction to Modern Music (1957), and more.
System Details DVD, mono.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 5, op. 67, C minor.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Appreciation.
Jesus Christ -- Songs and music.
Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation.
Musicals -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music appreciation.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Genre/Form Concert television programs.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004. Host.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Conductor. Screenwriter. Narrator.
McCullough, Andrew. Director.
Silverstein, Elliot, 1927- Director.
Dubin, Charles. Director.
Robbie, Seymour. Director.
Addison, Adele. Performer.
Lane, Gloria. Performer.
Lloyd, David, 1912-1969. Performer.
Warfield, William. Performer.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah. Selections.
Robert Saudek Associates. Production personnel.
Archive of American Television. Production personnel.
Symphony of the Air. Performer.
Schola Cantorum (Musical group) Performer.
E1 Entertainment (Firm)
Note At head of title: Archive of American Television
Added Title Omnibus
Omnibus (Television program : 1952-1961)
ISBN 141723265X
Standard No. 741952673194
Music No. E1E-DV-6731 E1 Entertainment

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