Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts


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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic
Set of 9 DVDs and Episode Guide
Black and white early programs; color programs
Approx. 25 hours

From 1958 through 1973, renowned conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra thrilled audiences with wonderful concert experiences presented in a music-with-commentary format: the Young People's Concerts.

These were first viewed nationwide on CBS televeision and eventually were telecast around the world. The Young People's Concerts turned an entire generation into music lovers.

The DVD set comes with an enclosed Episode Guide which lists each disc and program, the original broadcast date, helpful synopsis of each program and listing of all the pieces performed in each program. Black and white photos are also included.

Winner of multiple Emmy, Peabody and Edison awards, this national treasure is now available on DVD in this Special Collector's Edition 9-disc set. It contains 25 programs from the Young People's Concerts series.

What Does Music Mean?
What Is American Music?
What Is Orchestration?
What Makes Music Symphonic?
What Is Classical Music?
Humor in Music
What Is a Concerto?
Who Is Gustav Mahler?
Folk Music in the Concert Hall
What Is Impressionism?
Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky
What Is a Melody?
The Latin American Spirit
Jazz in the Concert Hall
What Is Sonata Form?
A Tribute to Sibelius
Musical Atoms: A Study of Intervals
The Sound of an Orchestra
A Birthday Tribute to Shostakovich
What Is a Mode?
A Toast to Vienna in 3/4 Time
Quiz-Concert: How Musical Are You?
Berlioz Takes a Trip
Two Ballet Birds
Fidelio: A Celebration of Life  


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How long are these videos? I know it says 25 hours in total, but I'm wondering how long each "episode" is.
Marcia on Apr 25, 2014

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