Leonard Bernstein – A Centennial Salute

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Heard On University Of The Air

He was a major force in 20th century music. Leonard Bernstein was one of America’s leading composers of classical music and Broadway shows, the longtime conductor of the New York Philharmonic, and a much-recorded pianist. As we observe a hundred years of Leonard Bernstein, what can we discover about the music and the man? John DeMain, longtime conductor of the Madison Symphony, who has worked closely with Bernstein discusses the life of the legendary composer.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • John DeMain Guest

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