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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts Read Listen
 

Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts Read Listen

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Your browser does not support JavaScript.To view this page, enable JavaScript if it is disabled or upgrade your browser. Click Here. Double your traffic. Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Difficult to find, a complete Simon and Schuster box set Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts for reading and listening includes a slipcase, stated first edition hardcover book, five 33 1/3 records with individual jackets contained within a separate inner box. Drawings by Isadore Seltzer, author and illustrator of children's books.The Young People's Concerts at the New York Philharmonic are the longest-running series of family concerts in the world, having begun in 1924 under the direction of "Uncle" Ernest Schelling. Earlier Family Matinees had begun as far back as 1885 under conductor Theodore Thomas. Josef Stransky developed them further under the name Young People's Concerts beginning in 1914. They have run uninterrupted under this name since 1926. Ernest Schelling led his first Young People's Concert on March 27, 1924. By combining musical performances of the Philharmonic with lectures, Schelling set the stage for the program. During that time period, the show went on the road multiple times, travelling to Philadelphia, London, Rotterdam, and Los Angeles.Leonard Bernstein brought the Young People's Concerts to a new level of attention when he arrived as conductor of the New York Philharmonic in 1958. Crucially, the first performance with him as music director, on January 18, 1958 at Carnegie Hall, New York, was the first of these concerts to be televised. Beginning in 1962, the Young People's Concerts became the first series of concerts ever televised from Lincoln Center. Bernstein conducted a total of 53 such performances, all of which were telecast on CBS and syndicated in over 40 countries. Although Bernstein left as music director in 1969, he continued to lead the Young People's Concerts as Conductor Emeritus until 1971Condition - overall very good for ageSlipcase condition: still intact, but wear along all edges with bumped/abraded corners, peeling, crease marks, age related darkening and general shelf wear with soiling.Hardcover condition, Simon and Schuster 1962, stated first printing, 181 pages. Cover edge wear with surface abrasions top and bottom spine edges. The binding is solid and intact, but the inside page/cover seam both front and back are peeling with some gauze fabric showing beneath, (see photos). The inside pages are clean and unmarked. Record box condition: cover edge wear and age related darkening.Record songs and condition:Side 1 - From Pictures at an Exhibition Moussorgsky, Band 1 Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks, Band 2 The Great Gate of KievSide 2 - Brandenberg Concerto No. 4 Bach FinaleSide 3 - Symphony No. 102 Haydn FinaleSide 4 - Band 1 from The Classical Symphony Prokofieff Gavotte, Band 2 from Symphony No. 7 Beethoven Scherzo (slightly abridged)Side 5 - From Billy The Kid CoplandSide 6 - From Symphony No. 2 Ives Final (slightly abridged)Side 7 - Bolero (slightly abridged) RavelSide 8 - From La Mer Debussy The Play of WavesA duplicate record for side 7 & 8 is included in the set as well.The records are slightly dusty, but look like they've never been played with no scratches.Best-Yet Vintage has been selling on eCRATER since 1999 with a constant positive feedback rating of 100%. I offer a full refund within seven days of purchase policy. Please contact me with any questions or concerns. My number one goal is to provide you with excellent customer service and quality products. Payment: Payment is due within seven days of purchase or by special arrangement with seller. I offer a full refund policy if not satisfied for any reason within seven days after the buyer receives the item/s. Refund will be given as money back. Buyer is responsible for return postage costs. Shipping: Will gladly combine multiple purchases to provide the lowest possible shipping rate. I generally ship within 24 hours of purchase with the exception of postal holidays or if closed. I ship both domestically and internationally. I'm open to using other shipping entities by request.Your browser does not support JavaScript.To view this page, enable JavaScript if it is disabled or upgrade your browser.?f`565,RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fum.rp73%28%3E%3Ff%60565-12de0d1d6c9-->
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