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Rhythm

Synopsis
Irregularly scheduled series of musical specials featuring Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Bernstein compares the beat in Shakespeare’s verse to rhythms in jazz, Beethoven’s third symphony (The Eroica), and in the music of Wagner, Stravinksy, Copland (El Salon Mexico), and Franck (Symphony in D Minor).
Series
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
jazz; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
William A. Graham
Contributor
Leonard Bernstein

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.
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