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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Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

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Review This Title Share on Facebook. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The Sound of Leonard Bernstein. Additional taxes may apply. Hashkiveinu Chichester Psalms Missa Brevis Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Composition by Leonard Bernstein. Add to MP3 Cart. It later was transcribed for clarinet and orchestra by Lukas Foss. Give Album or Song as Gift.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Bernstein ‘s overall organization is mostly cellular, and the piece lacks a strong central theme. This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

However when Bernstein put the finishing touches on Prelude, Fugue and Riffs in latethe Herman organization had disbanded. In this respect, Bernstein ‘s Prelude, Fugue and Riffs “swings” more effectively than other pieces of its kind, and is absolutely faultless in practical terms in its orientation as a dance band “chart.

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Compositions by Leonard Bernstein. While it was intended as a sort of crossover piece that combines jazz and classical elements, the material in Prelude, Fugue and Riffs leans more heavily in favor of the jazz aspect.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Write a customer review. In Bernstein revised the score from its original instrumentation for a more conventional pit orchestra, and the work was then incorporated into a ballet sequence in the first draft of the musical comedy Wonderful Town. Music file metadata contains unique purchase identifier. Stravinsky ‘s jazz-inspired music is an obvious point of reference for this work, and the similarity is felt most strongly in the opening Prelude, scored for the brass.

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