Classically Jewish

August 17, 2019: Leonard Bernstein

1-7 Leonard Bernstein  A preeminent American composer and conductor of the 20th century, Leonard Bernstein often incorporated his Jewish heritage into his music, once referring to himself as a “chip off the old tanakh.”


Music Includes:

Invocation and Trance from Dybbuk
Psalm 148
Hashkivenu
Halil
The Chichester Psalms
Maria from West Side Story (sung in Yiddish!)

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