Symphony No. 1 (tr. Lebrias)

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (trans. Mike Lebrias)

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General Info

Year: 1942 / 2023
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Manuscript
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


  1. Prophecy
  2. Profanation
  3. Lamentation


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Program Notes

Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah was composed in 1942. Jeremiah is a programmatic work, following the Biblical story of the prophet Jeremiah. The third movement uses texts from the Book of Lamentations in the Hebrew Bible, sung by a mezzo-soprano.

The work won the New York Music Critics' Circle Award for the best American work of 1944.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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  • University of Texas (Austin) Wind Ensemble (Mike Lebrias, conductor; Claudia Chapa, mezzo-soprano) - 8 October 2023 *Transcription Premiere Performance*

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