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Film, Video Bernstein's America: Celebrating the Collection "Perspectives on Candide"

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Title

  • Bernstein's America: Celebrating the Collection "Perspectives on Candide"

Summary

  • To celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein, the Music Division held a special, day-long event; an immersive experience anchored by an extensive display of manuscripts, letters, playbills, photographs and memorabilia, sketches, casting notes, and designs. As part of this special event, James Wintle of the Music Division spoke about the origins of Bernstein's Candide and early drafts of material found in the Leonard Bernstein Collection at the Library of Congress. Pianist Jon Kalbfleisch and tenor Benjamin Pattison performed several of these early versions.

    Program
    Bernstein:
    [27:42] "Cesarina Riso"
    Jon Kalbfleisch, piano
    [34:38] "A Valentine (for Jamie and Alexander)"
    Benjamin Pattison, tenor; Jon Kalbfleisch, piano

Event Date

  • May 19, 2018

Running Time

  • 36 minutes 39 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Bernstein's America: Celebrating the Collection "Perspectives on Candide". 2018. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10013/.

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(2018) Bernstein's America: Celebrating the Collection "Perspectives on Candide". [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10013/.

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Bernstein's America: Celebrating the Collection "Perspectives on Candide". 2018. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10013/>.