Collection Items

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "The recording takes place on Thursday afternoon -- so that's out." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
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    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, December 1, 1940 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Need I tell you how thrilled I am over the publication of your transcription of 'El Salon Mexico'?...I'm reminded of the times -- years ago it seems -- when you would play me some of your arrangements of Russian and Hebrew themes..." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to...
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1940

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    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, December 8, 1940 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...Mother and I listened with rapt attention and great joy to your broadcast yesterday." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1940

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 10, 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Last Saturday I lost one of my best friends -- Alfred Eisner." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941
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    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, January 13, 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...I'm so shocked over the death of your close friend, Alfred Eisner..." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...I've heard the recording that was made of the broadcast. We were, in fact, quite amazing. (Pardon all this self-praise -- I'm so rarely good these days.)" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "The broadcast of my fiddle sonata has been changed to Saturday, Feb. 15..." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Seems like the broadcast is off Saturday." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 12, 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Curtis is about going to pot. You probably heard about the great shakeup..." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 21, 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "For your safekeeping -- it's the one way I know this [announcement of first broadcast of a performance that Bernstein conducted] will remain intact." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...a lovely composition and a grand performance. I'm increasingly proud of my favorite conductor." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 12, 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "I've been home for about 2 days trying madly two learn two concerti." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...some of my enthusiasm is dampened by the lack of immediate prospects now." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1941 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "The best ever" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1941
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "It seems just incredible to me that all this time has passed without my having seen you." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 7, 1942 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Sorry cold keeps me from hearing you" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1942
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Tanglewood promises to be confused, yet much simpler without the BSO." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, August 10, 1942 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "I've done only very desultory conducting, and that with a poor, overworked orchestra. I've put on two scenes from Porgy & Bess which were very succesful" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1942

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "I have come to the Big City, finally, to seek my fortune." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 20, 1942 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "...in a rushed moment. Will write very soon" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1942
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1942 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "Love, Lenny in the Big City" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1942
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d. Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "155 West 52nd/Plaza 5-2966/And I'm very eager to see you" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 8, 1943 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "I know these are long overdue, but what on earth would you want them [Berkshire Music Center and League of Composers Programs] for?" From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1943
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 19, 1943 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "I've suddenly made an unexpected debut at Town Hall!...Virgil Thomson stood there on that stage and acclaimed me publicly for five minutes." From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1943

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    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 23, 1943 Location: Box/Folder 13. Excerpt: "For the record" [with Town Hall program] From: Leonard Bernstein Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Correspondence Series. For information about this resource, refer to finding aid available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu998001 Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 1943