Monday, September 17, 2012

Leonard Bernstein: Who Is Gustav Mahler?

In this 1960 broadcast of  the Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, Leonard Bernstein, who did the most to make Gustav Mahler known to modern American audiences, gives an educational and entertaining exposition on Mahler. [This was broadcast on Sunday February 7, 1960 on the CBS TV network; the program's full script, written by Bernstein himself, can be found here.]