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Leonard Bernstein
An American Musician

Allen Shawn

Leonard Bernstein stood at the epicenter of twentieth-century American musical life. His creative gifts knew no boundaries as he moved easily from the podium, to the piano, to television with his nationally celebrated Young People’s Concerts, which introduced an entire generation to the joy of classical music. In this fascinating new biography, the breadth of Bernstein’s musical composition is explored, through the spectacular range of music he composed—from West Side Story to Kaddish to A Quiet Place and beyond—and through his intensely public role as an internationally celebrated conductor. For the first time, the composer’s life and work receive a fully integrated analysis...

Jewish Lives

2014   360 pp.  1 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300144284  $25.00
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Still
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The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs
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Forbidden Music
The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis
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Faust
A Tragedy, Parts One and Two, Fully Revised
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The Buddha in the Machine
Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West
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The Soviet Theater
A Documentary History
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The O'Neill
The Transformation of Modern American Theater
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Walpurgis Night, or the Steps of the Commander
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Long Day's Journey Into Night
Critical Edition
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Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays
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Tainted Glory in Handel’s Messiah
The Unsettling History of the World’s Most Beloved Choral Work
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Angels and Monsters
Male and Female Sopranos in the Story of Opera, 1600-1900
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Music with Words
A Composer`s View
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Panaesthetics
On the Unity and Diversity of the Arts
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Eslanda
The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson
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Through a Screen Darkly
Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad
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Yale French Studies, Number 124
Walter Benjamin’s Hypothetical French Trauerspiel
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Art and Music in Venice
From the Renaissance to Baroque
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Dressing Dangerously
Dysfunctional Fashion in Film
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The Atonal Music of Anton Webern
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