Description: ELMO TRF, 16MM 1950S LEONARD BERNSTEIN CONDUCT ORCHESTRA CHILDRENS CONCERT, THE USUAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, BERNSTEIN EXPLAINS MUSIC ;Kids going into convert hall or museum, NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS ;OTS orchestra in concert hall, Leonard Bernstein arrives, announces program 'La Mer' by Claude Debussy ;Audience members looking about as excited as you'd expect...Bernstein is explaining Impressionism ;Bernstein spices up lecture with a painting by Monet, plays some chords on the piano ;Bernstein conducts excerpts from symphony and explains what it symbolizes ;WS orchestra, VAR musicians playing cellos, harp, oboe, DEBUSSY LA MER I.FROM DAWN TO NOON ON THE SEA (in real time); A really weird camera effect (panning and compressing one end of the picture) that really dates this ;Conductor doing his thing, strings, flutes, harps, French horns, oboe, flute, &c ;Muted trumpets, timpani, gently playing cymbal...; Clarinet...;Piccolo...; Trombones...; Bernstein being a ham...; Several shots of audience members, cymbals, conductor, timpanis, WS orchestra; Audience applauding...Bernstein resumes his lecture (now it's the orchestra's turn to fall asleep), playing piano ;Bernstein makes frequent use of his handkerchief. Audience members...;Excerpts from second movement...POV from balcony- WS orchestra, DEBUSSY LA MER II, THE PLAY OF THE WAVES; Glockenspiel...and of course all of our other friends in the symphony orchestra...;Audience members listening, this is back when kids had attention spans, nice shot of conductor with audience in BG ;Nice Pan of strings swaying in time to the music...Bernstein abruptly announces end of 2nd movement, and proceeds to the 3rd ; WS orchestra, timpani...DEBUSSY LA MER III DIALOGUE OF THE WIND AND THE SEA...; Kids in audience...;Nice Track away from strings...; Restless audience, stirring climax of third movement, WS orchestra standing, audience applauding ;Bernstein compliments audience on their attentiveness, introduces a piece by Maurice Ravel ;WS orchestra, RAVEL DAPHNIS AND CHLOE; Tambourine...;Stirring climax, orchestra rises ;
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