Episode five features the music of Leonard Bernstein and includes several discussions of how his faith, identity, and relationship with Israel served as a well of creativity and inspiration for some of his most important works.


04:15 Psalm 148; Y'varekh'kha; Hashkivenu; Yigdal
19:45 Simḥu na; Reenah; Sillouette (Galilee); Israelite Chorus
29:30 Four Sabras; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
39:50 Halil
02:50 Invocation and Trance, At My Wedding
16:00  Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish"

*Times are approximate

About the Series: Produced in conjunction with the WFMT network and broadcast on radio stations throughout the U.S, American Jewish Music from the Milken Archive with Leonard Nimoy is a 13-part series of two-hour programs featuring highlights from the Milken Archive’s extensive collection of the musical recordings. Episodes include interviews and commentary with Lowell Milken, Neil W. Levin, and Gerard Schwarz. Radio stations interested in broadcasting the series should contact media@milkenarchive.org.

Date: December 31, 1969

Credit: Milken Family Foundation


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