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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Bernstein ‘s first recording of the work, also made with Goodman, would appear on the Columbia album Meeting at the Summit in 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.

Give Prelue or Song as Gift. The Complete Columbia Album Collection. Bernstein later adapted some of its music for use in the show Wonderful Town.

Prelude, Fugue & Riffs, for clarinet & jazz ensemble

By Bernstein had already gained a tremendous amount of experience scoring for dance bands in a popular vein. Introspection Late Night Partying. April 8, Label: Benny Goodman played the clarinet lead intended for Herman. We also did the suite from On the Town on the same programnot to mention the suite from On The Waterfront, and believe me, there’s nothing like performing these works with the composer conducting!


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The original was finally heard for the first time in an episode of the CBS television show Omnibus, hosted by Bernstein and entitled What Is Jazz, that aired October 16, The Music of America: Columbia Symphony Orchestra Period: The composer in the s. 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.

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The perfect gift for the classical music enthusiasts! A Tribute to the Jazz Age. 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.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Completed in for Woody Herman ‘s big band as part of a series of commissioned works —that already included Stravinsky ‘s Ebony Concerto — it was never performed by Herman, possibly because his orchestra had disbanded at that time. Review This Title Share on Facebook.

The Sound of Leonard Bernstein. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Usually ships in 24 hours. This article needs additional citations for verification. Four Anniversaries 13 Anniversaries The section that precedes the final Count Rugue riff looks forward to the approach Bernstein employed in the “Rumble” music from West Side Story.


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