Berlioz takes a trip /
Part of a series of 10 videos (25 programs) on music for young people, presented by Leonard Bernstein. In "Berlioz takes a trip" (52 min.), Bernstein presents a lecture on Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique with a performance of excerpts from it.
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|Series:||Bernstein. Leonard, 1918-1990. Young people's concerts.
|Summary:||Part of a series of 10 videos (25 programs) on music for young people, presented by Leonard Bernstein. In "Berlioz takes a trip" (52 min.), Bernstein presents a lecture on Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique with a performance of excerpts from it.|
In "Two ballet birds" (52 min.) Bernstein refutes the contention of those who claim that ballet music is meaningless without the ballet to which it is pegged. Excerpts from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky and The firebird by Stravinsky.
In "Fidelio, a celebration of life" (52 min.) Bernstein describes the action and analyzes the philosophy of Beethoven's Fidelio. He conducts the orchestra, individuals and sections, in fragments and larger segments, with solos, duets, trios, and quartets of vocalists to give a synopsis of the opera.
|Item Description:||"A presentation of the Leonard Bernstein Society, New York"--Container.|
Originally broadcast on television on May 25, 1969 (1st work); September 14, 1969 (2nd work); March 29, 1970 (3rd work).
Videorecording] ; Two ballet birds ; Fidelio, a celebration of life.
|Physical Description:||3 programs on 1 videocassette (156 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.|
|Format:||VHS format. Dolby hi-fi, mono. and stereo.|
|Production Credits:||Video version presented by Video Music Education, Inc.|