Keeping Score Video Collection by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco SymphonyBerlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Beethoven's Eroica Symphony, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, Ives' Holiday Symphony, Mahler: Origins and Legacy, Copland and the American Sound, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4
Call Number: DVD 780.92
Leaving Home : Orchestral Music in the 20th century by Sir Simon RattleWritten and presented by Sir Simon Rattle, this series forms a fascinating intro to, and overview of, the music of the twentieth century. Each program is illustrated with evocative imagery, archive film, and photographes, and the featured music is set within the broader context of artistic and social chenge.
Call Number: DVD 784.2 R237
Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts by Leonard Bernstein and the New York PhilharmonicLeonard Bernstein earned glory as a composer, conductor, and pianist (classical and jazz), but nothing gave him more pleasure than the joy of teaching. He presented the unique blend of spoken words and music. He is an intensely interactive teacher, getting his audience to sing, springing a quiz full of trick questions. He can take the most abstruse subject and present them to a young audience with clarity, without condescension, and with a clear sense of the material's value. His subject-matter is enormously varied.