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The Resource Working with Bernstein : a memoir, Jack Gottlieb

Working with Bernstein : a memoir, Jack Gottlieb

Label
Working with Bernstein : a memoir
Title
Working with Bernstein
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gottlieb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""In Working with Bernstein, Jack Gottlieb gives us something truly special. He creates a vivid and intimate portrait that could only come from someone who knew the maestro personally for many years. Full of fresh and fascinating details, both musical and personal, Gottlieb's account sheds new light on the marvel that was Leonard Bernstein's genius. This book is one to treasure." Thomas Hampson, baritone" "Early on, critics often were distracted by the Maestro's dancelike style as a conductor... But he always protested that he was not aware of it during the performance. His podium manner had to be a burning need to communicate the composer's thought processes to both orchestra and audience, whatever the physicality it took to make it manifest. At times it was as if he were---in the title of one of his songs from On the Town..."Carried Away." One is reminded of words from Psalm 35: Kol atsmotiai tagilna badonai! (All my bones shall exult in the Eternal One!)" "This was an article of faith by which LB lived his life and created his works." "Much has been written about Leonard Bernstein, one of the twentieth century's most compelling and provocative musical personalities. But Working with Bernstein is the first book on the maestro by a composer, and the first by a colleague and friend who worked closely with him for more than three decades. Author Jack Gottlieb was Bernstein's assistant and has been described as the preeminent Bernstein scholar, and he offers a view of this consummate musician like no other." "In this candid volume, Gottlieb presents fresh and revealing information about the everyday life of the maestro, featuring reminiscences peppered with ancedotes and humor. Bernstein is shown to be not only a top-notch conductor and composer but also a razor-sharp intellect, devilish wit, loyal friend and committed Jew. His family and personal life is handled with frankness and sensitivity." "Working with Bernstein also includes Gottlieb's commentaries and analyses of Leonard Bernstein's works, which have appeared as program notes for concerts by many of the world's orchestras, as jacket notes for recordings and as articles in journals and elsewhere. Accompanied by updated remarks, this collection of writings allows those seeking firsthand information on Bernstein's compositions to find all of Gottlieb's valuable scholarship in one place." "Wide ranging yet intimate in scope, Working with Bernstein is a rewarding resource for anyone interested in exploring the life and work of one of the most remarkable musicians who ever lived."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gottlieb, Jack
Dewey number
  • 780.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.B566
LC item number
G67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Musicians
  • Composers
  • Conductors (Music)
Label
Working with Bernstein : a memoir, Jack Gottlieb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
868021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 370 pages
Isbn
9781574671865
Lccn
2010010764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781574671865
  • (OCoLC)ocn441155894
Label
Working with Bernstein : a memoir, Jack Gottlieb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
868021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 370 pages
Isbn
9781574671865
Lccn
2010010764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781574671865
  • (OCoLC)ocn441155894

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