Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs. LEONARD BERNSTEIN BORN: August 25, Lawrence, Massachusetts DIED: October 14, New York City. The San. Originally written for Woody Hermann, this triptych for solo clarinet and jazz ensemble was dedicated to Benny Goodman and first performed by Al Gallodoro in. Rhythm of a jazzy sort is at the heart of “Prelude, Fugue and Riffs,” the virtuosic score Bernstein composed for Benny Goodman, and it drives the companion.

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Streams Videos All Posts. I bermstein our principal clarinetist, Michele Zukovsky, as the soloist in the Riffs, and I took the piano part of course, and we all just had a blastbesides we had a number of players who had a real thing for jazz brass and saxesand we played this work with Lenny conducting.

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However when Bernstein put the finishing touches on Prelude, Fugue and Riffs in latethe Herman organization had disbanded. Bernstein ‘s first recording of the work, also made with Goodman, would appear on the Columbia album Meeting giffs the Summit in Prelude, Fugue and Riffs works as a jazzy showstopper in symphonic band concerts.


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Give Album or Song as Gift. Prelued more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Stravinsky ‘s jazz-inspired music is an obvious point of reference for this work, bernsteim the similarity is felt most strongly in the opening Prelude, scored for the brass.

Notes and Editorial Reviews Rhythm of a jazzy sort is at the heart of “Prelude, Fugue and Riffs,” the virtuosic score Bernstein composed for Benny Goodman, and it drives the companion works on the disc: This selection is a monaural recording.

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You have exceeded the maximum number of MP3 items in your MP3 cart. It is one of the most frequently performed of Bernstein ‘s shorter concert works, and has been widely embraced by wind ensembles in particular.

Prelude, Fugue & Riffs, for clarinet & jazz ensemble

Be the first to review this item. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The Original Prekude Collection: Bernstein ‘s overall organization is mostly cellular, and the piece lacks a strong central theme. Fancy Free Dybbuk East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


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Columbia Jazz Band Period: This is followed by the Fugue for the saxes. On the Town film West Side Story film. Bernstein later adapted some of its music for use in the show Wonderful Town.

Bernstein Century – Bernstein: Benny Goodman played the clarinet lead intended for Herman.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The composer in the s. Jazz Latin New Age. The Lark incidental music Mass Opening Prayer West Side Story; Gershwin: However, at individual points within Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, some of Bernstein ‘s best and most characteristic ideas appear in miniature — for example, the tough, dissonant blues section in the Prelude that perks up your attention like a strong cup of coffee.

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