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Botstein, Leon

Works: 237 works in 405 publications in 5 languages and 5,471 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Music  Interviews  Personal narratives  Musical settings  Conference proceedings  Personal narratives‡vJewish 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Editor, Performer, Speaker, Contributor, Interviewee, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: LA210, 370.973
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Leon Botstein
Most widely held works by Leon Botstein
Jefferson's children : education and the promise of American culture by Leon Botstein( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A dazzling exploration of American culture, education, and democracy by one of the nation's most creative and prominent educators."
The compleat Brahms : a guide to the musical works of Johannes Brahms ( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The First English-Language Catalog of Brahms's music, The Compleat Brahms features discussions of nearly every one of the composer's works. Each piece or set of pieces is treated in a brief essay written by one of the thirty scholars, composers, and performers who have contributed to this collection. Edited by the noted conductor and educator Leon Botstein, The Compleat Brahms will appeal to all music lovers, whatever their level of familiarity with the composer's works."--Jacket
Jewish women and their salons : the power of conversation by Emily D Bilski( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From their debut in Berlin in the 1780s to their emergence in 1930s California, Jewish women's salons served as welcoming havens where all classes and creeds could openly debate art, music, literature, and politics. This book is the first to explore the history of these salons where remarkable women of intellect resolved that neither gender nor religion would impede their ability to bring about social change." "Authors Emily D. Bilski and Emily Braun examine the lives of more than a dozen Jewish salonieres, charting the evolution of the salon over time and among cultures in cities including Berlin, Vienna, Paris, London, New York, and Milan."--BOOK JACKET
Josef Frank, architect and designer : an alternative vision of the modern home by Josef Frank( Book )
10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exhibition catalog
Pre-modern art of Vienna, 1848-1898 by Linda Weintraub( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerto for cello and orchestra (1988) by Robert Starer( Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clarinet concerto by Meyer Kupferman( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Liebe der Danae by Richard Strauss( Recording )
8 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A world requiem by John Foulds( Recording )
9 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judentum und Modernität : Essays zur Rolle der Juden in der deutschen und österreichischen Kultur, 1848 bis 1938 by Leon Botstein( Book )
8 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vienna : Jews and the city of music, 1870-1938 ( Book )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This exhibition catalogue guides the visitor into Vienna, the city of music. The essays collected here seek to shed light on the role of the Jewish populations and the fin-de-siecle conflict between the avant-garde and the reactionaries and to show that contrary to traditional notions, Jews not always were to be found in the modernist camp. They also tell of the axis Vienna - Berlin during the interwar years and illuminate the Jewish-Austrian musical symbiosis, which in the end would turn out to have been no more than a dream: quasi una fantasia. We furthermore document the expulsion and murder of Jewish musicians between 1938 and 1945 and their work in exile. A critical look at Vienna after 1945 concludes the volume."--Jacket
Die ägyptische Helena The Egyptian Helen by Richard Strauss( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music of Ernő Dohnányi by Ernő Dohnányi( )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We want the light by Christopher Nupen( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 2-DVD set is divided into three parts. Part one is a one hour film, We want the light, the title taken from a poem written by 12-year-old Eva Pickova, interned in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. It is about the complex relationship between Jews and German music, and about survival and the place of music in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany. The second part of the DVD continues with nearly all the music from the film, not as background music as in the film, but in vision, shot in such a way so as to make it a reflection of the themes touched upon in the film, but this time without words. The third section includes interviews with musicians and three Holocaust survivors followed by Evgeniĭ Kisin's rendition of the slow movement of Brahm's F minor piano sonata
Symphony no. 1 Symphony no. 6 ; Miserae by Karl Amadeus Hartmann( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Felix Mendelssohn, Mitwelt und Nachwelt : Bericht zum 1. Leipziger Mendelssohn-Kolloquium am 8. und 9. Juni 1993 by Leipziger Mendelssohn-Kolloquium( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music of Szymanowski by Karol Szymanowski( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ariane & Barbe-Bleue by Paul Dukas( Recording )
11 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
C'est un des plus beaux opéras du 20ème siècle pourtant, il existe peu d'enregistrements de cette musique sublime
Overture "Henry IV" op. 17 ; Violin concerto in the Hungarian manner, op. 11 ; Overture "Hamlet", op. 4 by Joseph Joachim( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odysseus op. 41 by Max Bruch( Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Botstajn, Leon 1946-
Botstein, Leon 1946-
Ботстеин, Леон
English (54)
German (23)
French (8)
Polish (2)
Dutch (1)