Essays Tagged: "Leonard Bernstein"

Leonard Bernstein

LEONARD BERNSTEINLeonard Bernstein was born in Lawrenceville, Massachusettes on August 25, 1918. He ... tives.Bernstein's parents had little knowledge of, or interest in classical music. The only records Leonard remembers hearing on his family phonograph when he was a child were the popular hit songs of ... were the popular hit songs of the day, such as "Barney Google" and "Oh by Jingo."For the most part, Leonard Bernstein was an unhappy child. He said, "I was a miserable, terrified little child" (Musici ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.4 Apr/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

th Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music.'The next major development in American music theatre came with Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story' in 1957. Bernstein was influenced by many composers and styles ... kely to remain popular for a long time.Bibliography ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Ludwig von Beethoven

was dedicated to King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia. I listen to a version off the Internet, by Leonard Bernstein, Philharmoniker. The duration is 71 minutes and 2 seconds.To my preference at firs ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Economic and Government Effect on America's Poor

always been the least insulated from market forces. When the economy sneezes, they get pneumonia." Bernstein and Lazere (2001) make this statement to point out that when our economy is struggling, ou ... erman further explains that government policies for overcoming poverty are "poorly designed" (p.2). Bernstein and Lazere (2001) explain that the newer program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

2004 USC Honors College Essay Choice 1: Values gained by continuing to differentiate "low" art from "high" art

blurred, as a particularly skilled artist combines the two forms for one audience. This was seen in Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story, a play about rival New York City gangs based on Shakespeare's R ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Concert Report- Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey

ew Year Concert" with fourteen pieces from a range of composers as Johann Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, Leonard Bernstein, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, P. Necherporenko, Niccolo Pagani ... drums and timpani.Other work of the orchestra was West Side Story. This composition was written by Leonard Bernstein in 1957 as a type of musical and also a wonderful opera aria. The composition open ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

West Side Story Vs. Ragtime

Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Stephen Sondheim's Ragtime have similar and relating themes ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"Romeo and Juliet" and "West Side Story": A comparison

ue and the characters, and got a story called West Side Story as his result. Than, with the help of Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sonheim and Jerome Robbbins, it thrived into a famous Broadway musical.In ...

(12 pages) 55 0 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

William Shakespeare "Romeo and Juliet" analysing Act one scene Five

rent backgrounds is very popular and is still being used in modern productions --West side story by Leonard Bernstein in 1952, with two rival gangs.-And Across the barricade by Joan lingard, where a p ...

(5 pages) 12 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature