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Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990)

Renowned composer ("West Side Story", "Candide", "On The Town"), conductor, arranger, pianist, educator, author, TV/radio host, educated at the Boston Latin School and Harvard University (BA) with Walter Piston. Edward Burlingame Hill and A. Tillman Merritt. He studied piano with Helen Coates, Heinrich Gebhard and Isabelle Vengerova, at the Curtis... See full bio »

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 2013 Six by Sondheim (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Something's Coming") / (writer: "Prologue and Jet Song")
 2013 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Tonight" - uncredited)
 2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Feel Pretty/A Boy Like That" from West Side Story)
 2013 Bad Words (performer: "Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21, 1. Adagio Molto; Allegro Con Brio")
 2013$!!! (TV Series) (music - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2013) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
 2013 The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert (Documentary) (performer: "Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 op.67 4th Movement")
 2013 From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook (TV Movie) (writer: "Somewhere")
 2013 Òpera en texans (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- West Side Story (2013) ... (music: "America")
 1999-2012 The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Penny-Wiseguys (2012) ... (music: "Gee, Officer Krupke")
- Moms I'd Like to Forget (2011) ... (music: "Jet Song" - uncredited)
- Gump Roast (2002) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty")
- Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner? (1999) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty")
 2012 Silver Linings Playbook (writer: "Maria")
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (writer: "New York, New York")
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom ("Volière, from Le Carnaval des animaux") / (performer: "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Themes A.-F.", "Volière, from Le Carnaval des animaux")
 2012 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show #72 - Untergang mit Pauken und Trompeten (2012) ... (writer: "Candide Overture")
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie) (writer: "I Feel Pretty")
 2012 Something's Coming (TV Movie) (music: "Something's Coming")
 2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (2012) ... (music: "America")
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- This Magic Moment (2012) ... (performer: "Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 Eroica/I. Allegro Con Brio (Instrumental)" - uncredited)
 2011 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Movie) (music: "Make Our Garden Grow")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.13 (2011) ... (music: "Aquesta nit")
- Episode #1.17 (2011) ... (music: "New York, New York")
  Glee (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011)
- The First Time (2011) ... (music: "A Boy Like That", "America", "One Hand, One Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Boy Like That/I Have A Love" - uncredited)
- I Am Unicorn (2011) ... (music: "Somewhere", "Something's Coming" - uncredited)
- New York (2011) ... (writer: "I Love New York / New York, New York" - uncredited)
- Born This Way (2011) ... (writer: "I Feel Pretty/Unpretty" - uncredited)
- Furt (2010) ... (music: "Ohio" - uncredited)
 2011 LA Phil Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dudamel Conducts Beethoven (2011) ... (writer: "Symphony No. 1, 'Jeremiah'")
  Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2010) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2005)
- Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (2010) ... (music: "America", "Somthing's Coming")
- The New York Philharmonic Live from North Korea (2008) ... (music: Overture to "Candide")
- Leonard Bernstein's Candide, a Comic Operetta in Two Acts (2005) ... (lyrics: "Auto da-fé", "I Am Easily Assimilated", "We are Women") / (music: "Overture", "Life Is Happiness Indeed", "The Best of All Possible Worlds", "Oh, Happy We", "It Must Be So" (Candide's First Meditation), "Westphalia Chorale", "Dear Boy", "Auto da-fé", "This World" (Candide's Lament), "Paris Waltz Scene", "Glitter and Be Gay", "You Were Dead, You Know", "I Am Easily Assimilated", "Quartet Finale", "Entr'acte", "My Love", "We are Women", "Alleluia", "Quiet", "Sheep's Song", "Ballad of Eldorado", "Bon Voyage", "What's the Use?", "You Were Dead, You Know" (reprise), "Make Our Garden Grow" (Finale))
- My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) ... (music: "I Can Cook, Too")
 2010 Chico & Rita (writer: "On the Town")
 2009-2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Top Three Perform (2010) ... (music: "Cool")
- Top 12 Perform (2009) ... (music: "The Dance At the Gym")
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.18 (2010) ... (music: "Maria" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.2 (2010) ... (music: "Maria" - uncredited)
 2010 Lights Out (writer: "Somewhere" (from "West Side Story", 1957))
 2010 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Jude Law/Pearl Jam (2010) ... (music: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 50 años de (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Folclóricas (2010) ... (music: "América")
- Eurovisión (2009) ... (music: "America")
 2009 Blanche Neige (TV Movie) ("Sehr langsam: O Mensch! Gib acht! - Partie II")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.7 (2009) ... (writer: "Maria" - uncredited)
 2009 David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) (writer: "Somewhere")
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Tonight Finale", "The Rumble (Tonight)", "Tonight") / (writer: "Dance at the Gym")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Round Five: Results (2009) ... (music: "America" - uncredited)
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (music: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2009/II Precious (performer: "No. 7 Librera Me")
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (writer: "Prologue")
 2008 Los grandes éxitos... y mucho más (Video) (music: "Tonight")
 2008 Nancy LaMott: I'll Be Here with You (Video) (writer: "Some Other Time")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie documentary) (music: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2007 Beethoven: The Piano Concertos (Video) (music: "Piano Concerto No. 3", "Piano Concerto No. 4", "Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)")
 2007 Venezuelan Brass Ensemble: Gran Fanfare (Video) (writer: "Dances from West Side Story")
 2007 Sarah Vaughan: Live in '58 & '64 (Video) (music: "I Feel Pretty", "Maria" - uncredited)
 2007 Kurt Masur: A Life in Music (TV Movie) (music: "Mambo from West Side Story")
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- East Side Story (2007) ... (music: "Something's Coming")
 2006 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Orleans Social Club (2006) ... (writer: "Somewhere")
 2006 Last Holiday (writer: "I Feel Pretty")
 2005 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Lost Mattress/Krabs vs. Plankton (2005) ... (performer: "Rule Britannia" - uncredited)
 2004 The Ninth (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "9th Symphony")
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Swing!")
 2004 The 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "Lost in Translation")
 2003 Harvie Krumpet (Short) (performer: "Dies Irae from Messa da Requiem")
 2003 I Am David (performer: "Winter from The Four Seasons")
 2003 Anger Management (writer: "I Feel Pretty")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (writer: "Some Other Time (Well Catch Up)")
 2002 Analyze That (music: "Tonight" (1957), "I Feel Pretty" (1957), "Maria" (1957), "America" (1957), "Somewhere" (1957))
 2002 Contact (TV Movie) (performer: "Anitra's Dance", "Waltz", "Farandole")
 2002 Last Dance (Documentary) (performer: "Songs to Poems from Des Knaben Wunderhorn")
 2002 Death to Smoochy (writer: "I Feel Pretty")
 2002 Salvador Escamilla: 40 anys d'ofici (TV Movie) (music: "Escamilla (Maria)")
 2001/I Eden (performer: "Langsam schleppend wie ein Naturlaut Symphony n°1")
 2001 Friends (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The One with Chandler's Dad (2001) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "America")
 2000 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
 2000 The Closer You Get (writer: "America")
 1999 Man on the Moon (performer: "Bartered Bride Overture" (1866))
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead (performer: "Le Sacre du Pintemps/The Rite of Spring")
  Österreich - Unser Jahrhundert (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Große Kunst im kleinen Land (1999) ... (performer: "Sinfonie Nr. 1", "Symphony No. 3 - Kaddish") / (writer: "Symphony No. 3 - Kaddish")
 1998 Sarah Brightman in Concert (TV Movie) (music: "Somewhere", "I Feel Pretty", "Tonight")
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (writer: "America")
 1998 The Cruise (Documentary) (performer: "Symphony No. 5 In B-Flat Minor")
 1998 He Got Game (performer: "Interlude")
 1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short) (music: "I Feel Pretty", "Tonight")
 1989-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 13 episodes)
- The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" - uncredited)
- I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) ... (music: "A Boy like That" - uncredited)
- The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) ... (music: "Jet Song" - uncredited)
- Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty")
- Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) ... (music: "Jet Song")
 1997 Afterglow (writer: "Somewhere")
 1997 The Devil's Own (performer: "Voices of Spring, Op. 410")
 1996 Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Lost Chords (1996) ... (music: "Tonight" - uncredited)
 1996 Eddie (writer: "NEW YORK, NEW YORK")
 1996 The Sunchaser (performer: "Appalachian Spring")
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (writer: "'Maria' From 'West Side Story'")
 1995 Barbra: The Concert (TV Special documentary) (music: "Somewhere" (1957) - uncredited)
 1995 Hamish Macbeth (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- West Coast Story (1995) ... (music: "Tonight", "Jet Song", "One Hand, One Heart", "Cool")
 1994 100 Years at the Movies (TV Movie documentary short) (writer: "On the Waterfront" - uncredited)
 1994 Bert (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hjärnsläpp (1994) ... ("COOL")
 1994 The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 (TV Special) (music: "America") / (writer: "Candide Overture" - as Bernstein)
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Gym Teacher (1994) ... (music: "A Boy Like That" - uncredited)
 1993 My Life (performer: "OVERTURE TO WILLIAM TELL")
 1992 Malcolm X (writer: "Big Stuff")
 1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Leap - May 10, 1958 (1992) ... (writer: "Somewhere")
 1992 MGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- The Lion in Winter (1992) ... (music: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1991 Waiting for God (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Hip Operation (1991) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty" (1957) - uncredited)
 1991 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary Gala (1991) ... (music: "West Side Story: Maria")
 1991 Defending Your Life (music: "Something's Coming")
 1991 Sleeping with the Enemy (music: "THE JET SONG")
 1991 Designing Women (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- High Noon in a Laundry Room (1991) ... (music: "A Boy Like That")
 1991 Breakfast with the Arts (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- American Night with Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic ... (music: "Overture to 'Candide'")
 1990 Leonard Bernstein in Salzau (Video) (performer: "Romeo et Juliette" (excerpts))
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (music: "Somewhere")
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Steady as She Goes (1989) ... (writer: "Somewhere")
 1988 Another Woman ("Symphony No.4 in G Major" (1901))
 1988 Jean Sibelius: Symphonie No. 2 D-dur (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 2 in D Major")
 1987 A Capitol Fourth (TV Movie) (writer: "Candide (Overture)")
 1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Force Boxman (1987) ... (music: "New York, New York")
- Garry Met a Girl Named Maria (1987) ... (music: "Maria")
 1987 A Musical Toast: The Stars Shine on Public Television (TV Movie) (music: "Some Other Time") / (performer: "Some Other Time")
 1986 One Voice (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Somewhere", "Something's Coming")
 1986 Beyond Picasso (Short) ("Overture Candide")
 1985 The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie documentary) ("West Side Story") / (music: "West Side Story")
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (music: "Cool")
 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) (music: "Something's Comming")
 1984 Bernstein: Conductor, Soloist, Teacher (TV Movie) (performer: "Piano Concerto No. 17", "Symphony No. 39")
 1983 Terms of Endearment (music: "Gee, Officer Krupke" (1961))
 1983 The Return of Captain Invincible (music: "New York, New York")
 1982 A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (performer: "Symphony No. 3 (Scottish) in A Minor" (1842))
 1982 Frank Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (Video) (music: "Prologue" (from 'West Side Story'), "The Jet Song" (From 'West Side Story'))
 1980-1981 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 October 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Glitter and Be Gay" (closing theme) - uncredited)
- Richard Burton: Part I (1980) ... (writer: "Glitter and Be Gay" (closing theme) - uncredited)
 1980 Heaven's Gate (performer: "An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314" (as "The Blue Danube Waltz"))
 1980 The 34th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "America")
 1979 The Late Late Lien Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1979) ... (music: "I Feel Pretty")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Spike Milligan (1979) ... (music: "America" - uncredited)
- Pearl Bailey (1978) ... (music: "A Boy like That")
- Charles Aznavour (1976) ... (writer: "Maria/Tonight/I Feel Pretty (Medley)")
 1978 Het is weer zo laat! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Een mooi portret (1978) ... (writer: "Dance at the Gym" - uncredited)
 1978 Fidelio (TV Movie) (performer: "Fidelio")
 1977 Pink Lips (writer: "Tonight" - uncredited)
 1977 Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala (TV Movie) (music: "Take Care of This House")
 1976 The Story of Eloise (writer: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1976 The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- The Poetry of Earth (1976) ... ("Oedipus Rex" (complete oratorio)) / (performer: "Oedipus Rex" (complete oratorio))
- The Twentieth Century Crisis (1976) ... (performer: "Rhapsodie Espagnole (fourth movement)", "The Unanswered Question", "Violin Concerto" (excerpt), "Symphony No. 9 in D Major (Fourth Movement)")
- The Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity (1976) ... (performer: "Romeo Alone", "Festivities in Capulet's Palace", "Prelude and Liebestod", "Prelude a l'Apres Midi d'un Faune")
- Musical Semantics (1976) ... (performer: "Symphony No. 6 in F Major (Pastoral)")
- Musical Syntax (1976) ... (performer: "Symphony No. 40 in G minor" (excerpts))
 1976 Bernstein in London (TV Movie documentary) ("A Lincoln Portrait") / (music: "An American in Paris", "The Unanswered Question", "The Stars and Stripes Forever", "Rhapsody in Blue")
 1974 Bernstein in Australia (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique)")
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (music: "New York, New York" (1944) - uncredited)
 1974 Conrack (performer: "Fifth Symphony")
 1974 Pen Pals (writer: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ted Baxter Meets Walter Cronkite (1974) ... (music: "Tonight" - uncredited)
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (writer: "New York, New York")
 1972 John Lennon and Yoko Ono Present the One-to-One Concert (TV Movie) (writer: "Somewhere")
 1972 Young People's Concerts: Liszt and the Devil (TV Movie) (performer: "Faust Symphony" (excerpts))
 1971 Four Ways to Say Farewell (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 9" (excerpts))
 1970 Young People's Concerts: A Copland Celebration (TV Movie) (performer: "Clarinet Concerto", "Billy the Kid" (excerpts))
 1970 Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (TV Special documentary) (music: "Piano Concerto No. 1" (excerpt)) / (performer: "Fidelio" (excerpts), "Symphony No. 9 in d Minor: Ode to Joy")
 1970 Liza (TV Movie) (writer: "New York, New York")
 1970 Young People's Concerts: Anatomy of a Symphony Orchestra (TV Movie) (performer: "The Pines of Rome")
 1970 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts: Fidelio - A Celebration of Life (TV Movie) (performer: "Fidelio" (excerpts))
 1969 Young People's Concerts: Two Ballet Birds (TV Movie) (performer: "Swan Lake" Suite, "Suite From 'The Firebird'")
 1969 Young People's Concerts: Berlioz Takes a Trip (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphonie Fantastique" (excerpts))
 1968 Young People's Concerts: Fantastic Variations (Don Quixote) (TV Movie) (performer: "Don Quixote", Op. 35 (excerpts))
 1968 Young People's Concerts: Quiz Concert - How Musical Are You? (TV Movie) (performer: "Overture to 'The Marriage of Figaro'", "Symphony No. 1 (Classical)" (First Movement), "Capriccio Espagnol" (final section))
 1968 Young People's Concerts: Forever Beethoven (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 5: First Movement", "Leonore Overture No. 3")
 1967 Young People's Concerts: Alumni Reunion (TV Movie) ("Variations on a Rococo Theme", "Si. Mi chiamano Mimi", "My Man's Gone Now", "Piano Concerto No. 2" (first movement))
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monkees Manhattan Style (1967) ... (writer: "New York, New York")
 1963-1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... (music: "Somewhere" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... (music: "Horsehide Story")
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (music: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1966 Young People's Concerts: Young Performers No. 7 - Pictures at an Exhibition (TV Movie) (performer: "Pictures at an Exhibition" (orchestral version) (excerpt))
 1965 La señora (Short) ("West Side Story" (fragments))
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (music: "Maria", "Tonight")
 1965 Young People's Concerts: Musical Atoms - A Study of Intervals (TV Movie) (performer: "Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III", "Symphony No. 4: First Movement", "Symphony No. 4: Fourth Movement)
 1965 Young People's Concerts: A Tribute to Sibelius (TV Movie) ("Violin Concerto") / (performer: "Finlandia", "Symphony No. 2 (excerpts)")
 1964 Young People's Concerts: Farewell to Nationalism (TV Movie) (performer: "Russian Sailor's Dance", "Fourth of July", "The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite No. 1", "The Moldau")
 1964 Young People's Concerts: What Is Sonata Form? (TV Movie) (performer: "Micaela's Air", "And I Love Her" (partial), "Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)" (First Movement), "Symphony No. 1 (Classical)" (First Movement))
 1964 Jazz 625 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Johnny Scott Quintet (1964) ... (writer: "Something's Coming")
 1964 Daimei no nai ongakukai (TV Series) (writer: "Candide")
 1963 Young People's Concerts: Young Performers 5 (TV Movie) (performer: "Harp Concerto" (First Movement), "'William Tell' Overture")
 1963 John F. Kennedy Memorial Concert (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 2" (Resurrection))
 1963 Young People's Concerts: The Latin American Spirit (TV Special) (music: "Symphonic Dances From West Side Story" - as Bernstein)
 1962 Young People's Concerts: What Is a Melody? (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 40 in G Minor (1st movement)", "Wedding March" (excerpt), "Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique): First Movement" (excerpt), "Concert Music for Strings and Brass", "Symphony No. 4: Finale", "Tristan und Isolde: Prelude")
 1962 Young People's Concerts: The Sound of a Hall (TV Movie) ("Tango Pasodoble from 'Facade'") / (performer: "Roman Carnival Overture", "Catacoustical Measures", "Du Bist Die Ruh", "Concerto for Four Violins and Orchestra' (first movement), "Tango Pasodoble from 'Facade'", "1812 Overture")
 1962 Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (TV Special documentary) (writer: "History of Musical Comedy)
 1962 Young People's Concerts: Young Performers 3 (TV Movie) (performer: "Carnival of the Animals")
 1962 Young People's Concerts: Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Happy Birthday", "Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring) (fragment), "Petrouchka" (complete), "Dumbarton Oaks" (excerpt))
 1962 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Portals of Music (1962) ... (music: "Something's Coming" - uncredited)
 1962 Young People's Concerts: The Road to Paris (TV Movie) (performer: "Schelomo", "An American in Paris", "Dances from 'The Three-Cornered Hat' " (El Sombrero de Tres Picos))
 1961 A Joyful Noise (TV Movie) (performer: "Tres Petites Liturgies", "Gloria", "Psalm 98", "For Unto Us a Child is Born", "Magnificat", "Hodie")
 1961 Young People's Concerts: What Is Impressionism? (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "La Mer", "Daphnis and Chloe: Final Dance")
 1961 West Side Story (music: "Jet Song" (1957), "Something's Coming" (1957), "Maria" (1957) (1957), "America" (1957), "Tonight" (1957), "Gee, Officer Krupke!" (1957), "I Feel Pretty" (1957), "One Hand, One Heart" (1957), "Quintet" (1957), "Somewhere" (1957), "Cool" (1957), "A Boy Like That/I Have a Love" (1957), "Somewhere" (reprise) (1957) - uncredited) / (writer: "Overture" (1957), "Prologue" (1957), "Dance at the Gym" (1957), "Intermission" (1957), "The Rumble" (1957), "End Credits" (1957) - uncredited)
 1961 Young People's Concerts: Folk Music in the Concert Hall (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Symphony No. 39: Third Movement", "Indian Symphony", "Three Songs from 'Chants del Auvergne'", "Symphony No. 2: Final Movement")
 1961 Young People's Concerts: Aaron Copland Birthday Party (TV Movie) (music: "An Outdoor Overture", "Dance", "Theme", "Hoe Down") / (performer: "Statements: Dogmatic", "Two Old American Songs")
 1961 Young People's Concerts: Overtures and Preludes (TV Movie) (music: "Overture to 'Candide'") / (performer: "Overture to 'The Marriage of Figaro'", "Leonore Overture No. 3", "Roman Carnival Overture", "Overture to 'Candide'")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 December 1960 (1960) ... (music: "Tonight", "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 1960 Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Berlin (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Piano Concerto No. 1")
 1960 Rhythm (TV Movie) (performer: "Symphony No. 7 (excerpt), "Symphony in D" (4th Movement), "El Salon Mexico")
 1960 Young People's Concerts: Young Performers 1 (TV Movie) (performer: "Peter and the Wolf")
 1960 The Creative Performer (TV Movie documentary) ("Concerto in D Major for Harpsichord", "Suicidio")
 1959 The Infinite Variety of Music (TV Movie) (performer: "Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2" (opening), "Death and Transfiguration" (finale), "Symphony No. 5 (Fourth Movement)", final trio from "Der Rosenkavalier")
 1959 Young People's Concerts: What Is Classical Music? (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Water Music: Hornpipe" (excerpt), "Piano Concerto No. 21" (excerpt), "Symphony No. 102: Fourth Movement", " 'Egmont Overture'")
 1958 Wonderful Town (TV Movie) (music: "Christopher Street", "Ohio", "One Hundred Easy Ways", "What a Waste", "A Little Bit in Love", "Conversation Piece", "A Quiet Girl", "Conga!", "My Darlin' Eileen", "Swing!", "It's Love", "Ballet at the Village Vortex" (Instrumental), "Wrong Note Rag", "Finale: It's Love (reprise)")
 1958 Young People's Concerts: What Is Orchestration? (TV Movie) (performer: "Capriccio Espagnol" (final section), "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune" (opening), "Rhapsody in Blue" (opening), "Brandenburg Concerto No. 3" (excerpt), "Peter and the Wolf" (excerpt), "Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments" (excerpt), "Symphony For Wind Instruments" (excerpt), "String Quartet No. 14" (excerpt), "Bolero")
 1958 Young People's Concerts: What Does Music Mean (TV Movie) (performer: "Don Quixote" (excerpt), "William Tell Overture" (excerpt), "Pictures at an Exhibition" (excerpts), "Blue Danube Waltz" (excerpt), "Tales from the Vienna Woods" (excerpt), "Symphony No. 4" (excerpt), "La Valse", "Waldstein Sonata' (excerpt), "Theme from 'Dragnet'")
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... (music: "Tonight")
 1957 Satchmo the Great (Documentary) (performer: "St Louis Blues")
  Omnibus (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 1954 - 1957) (music - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- The Music of J.S. Bach (1957) ... (performer: "St. Matthew Passion" (excerpts), "Magnificat" (orchestral introduction))
- The American Musical Comedy (1956) ... (music: "Opening Medley")
- Messiah (1955) ... (performer: "Messiah" (Christmas portion and last few minutes of the Resurrection section))
- The Art of Conducting (1955) ... (performer: "Symphony No. 1" (excerpts), "Blue Danube Waltz' (excerpt), "Symphony No. 9" (excerpt), "Symphony no. 8" (The Unfinished)(excerpt), "Peter and the Wolf" (excerpt))
- The Bad Men (1955) ... (music: "Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs") / (performer: "Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs")
 1954 Rear Window (music: "Excerpt from 'Fancy Free'" (1944) - uncredited)
 1950 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1950) ... (music: "Let's Go Up to My Place")
 1949 On the Town (music: "New York, New York", "Miss Turnstiles", "Come Up to My Place", "A Day in New York", "I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet" (uncredited))
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