List of Articles written for
THE NEW MUSIC CONNOISSEUR
by Leonard J. Lehrman


(in chronological order)
YYMMDD TITLE

01. 010523 [written for The Forward, not printed, made available online by The New Music Connoisseur:]
Musical Tributes to Anne Frank: Tasks for the "Good At Heart" - by Leonard Lehrman

02. 0109 A Case of the 'Prophetic Imperative'
[written for and published, abridged, by The Forward, posted in original form as Web Extra by The New Music Connoisseur:]
Marc Blitzstein's Magnum Opus At Last: Sacco and Vanzetti - by Leonard Lehrman

03. 05 (v.13#1&2, pp. 25-26) A Few Odd Notes Among the Beauties - review of Peter Halverson & Marcus DeLoach CDs
- by Leonard Lehrman

04. 05 (v.13#3&4, pp.17, 22) Music with a Jewish Eccent? - review of Jack Gottlieb's book, Funny, it doesn't sound Jewish:
how Yiddish songs and synagogue melodies influenced Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and Hollywood
- by Leonard Lehrman

05. 05 (v.13#3&4, p.16) dotted notes: Jay Gottlieb - by Leonard Lehrman

06. 06 (v.13#3&4, p.19) obituary of Elizabeth Parcells - by Leonard Lehrman & Joseph Pehrson

07. 0626 (v.14#1, p.25) New Operas and the Importance of Librettists - on Coleman, Kondek, Picker, Charles Bernstein
- by Leonard Lehrman

07A. 0626 Leonard's Musings on Operas, including A Tale of Two Reginas and A Bare-Bones "Sweeney Todd"
--both originally written to precede article #7, but not printed in issue, posted online afterwards, apologetically

08. 06 (v.14#1, p.27) On the Right Track - review of Melanie Mitrano CD - by Leonard Lehrman

09. 06 (v.14#2, pp. 19-21) Critic-at-Large - by Leonard Lehrman
- on Rorem, Bennett Lerner, AME, Stucky, Mirror Visions, Fleisher, Koston, Dun, Futral, Lehrer

10. 06 (v.14#2, p.22) speakingOUT: LETTERS: More on Our Honorees
--Letter from Leonard Lehrman re Richard Brooks & Robert Sherman

11. 06 (v.14#2, p.24) obituary of Ralph Alan Dale - by Leonard Lehrman

12. 070517 Elie Siegmeister Centennial announcement

13. 070720 (v.15#1, pp.5 & 24) obituary of Beverly Sills - by Leonard Lehrman

14. 080127 (v.15#1 pp.14-16) Teachers, Students, Traditions, Tributes - Boulanger, Siegmeister, Eaton, Del Tredici
- by Leonard Lehrman

15. 080422 (v.15#2, p.7) obituaries of Susan Blake (1953-2007) & Gerhard Bronner (1922-2007) - by Leonard Lehrman

16. 080629 (v.15#2, pp.19f) Is The Rest Really Just Noise? - review of Alex Ross's book, The Rest Is Noise - by Leonard Lehrman

17. 080705 (v.15#2, p.26)
A Composers' Goldmine - review of CD, Songs to Seraphine: Diverse Settings of Heine's 15-Poem Cycle
- by Leonard Lehrman
[also posted at newmusicon.org/index.php/2008/07/05/a-composers'-goldmine/ but somehow not retrievable there]

18. 080721 (v.15#2, p.26) Le dernier cri de coeur - review of Karen Smith Emerson CD - by Leonard Lehrman

19. 08721 (v.15#2, p.26) The Blonde in Pinsk and Blue - review of Alla Borzova CD - by Leonard Lehrman

20. 080705 (v.15#2, p.27) Brutal Chords Amid the Beauty - review of David Holzman piano CD - by Leonard Lehrman

21. 08721 (v.15#2, p.28) Beware of Music Critics in the Bureaucracy - review of Melvin Chen CD of Shostakovich piano music
- by Leonard Lehrman

22. 081019 (v.16#1, pp.16-18) New Life for Old Subjects - review of
Nasseri, Papale, Platt, Ustvolskaya, Hughes, Borzova, Da Capo, Dicapo, Karchin, Meglioranza, Rice, Juno
- by Leonard Lehrman

23. 081226 (v.16#2, p.10) Review of Program 1, June 4, 2008, ACA Festival
- by Leonard Lehrman [+reviews of Programs #2-5, including a comment on Lehrman & Blitzstein, by Barry L. Cohen]

24. 081226 (not printed, for website) New Amsterdam Singers Premieres Perera - by Leonard Lehrman

25. 081226 New & Not-So-New Operas - by Leonard Lehrman
- incl. Felsenfeld, Griffith, Manno, Adam Silverman, Westergaard
[not printed] + Rorem, Hoiby et al, printed in #29 below

26. 081226 (not printed, for website) A Day to Remember [June 7, 2008] - by Leonard Lehrman
- on Antheil, Blitztein, Court Street Music

27. 090120 (v.16#2, pp. 19-20) I Was There - on King, Siegmeister, Del Tredici, Adams, Kirchner, Bernstein,
Silverman, Gottlieb, Cipullo, Musto, Schwartz, Weill, Conlon, After Dinner Opera Company - by Leonard Lehrman

28. 090208 (v.17#1, pp. 13-14) Musical Thoughts on the Lincoln Bicentennial (Feb. 12, 2009) - by Leonard Lehrman

29. 090507 (v.16#2, pp.17-18) Dotted Notes: Reviews of Sunderland, Jacobsen, Bolcom, Rorem, Hoiby and Carter performances
- by Leonard Lehrman

30. 090607 (v.17#2, pp.13 & 22) Dotted Notes: Reviews of Wyner & ASJM, June 7, 2009 - by Leonard Lehrman

31. 091107 (v.17#2, pp.15-16) Jack Beeson and Changes in the Suburban Environment for New Music - by Leonard Lehrman

32. 100123 (v.18#1, p.13)"Love Has A Bitter Core": Recent Operas in Revival & Premiere - by Leonard Lehrman

33. 100221 Thoughts on Leon Kirchner (1919-2009) - by Leonard Lehrman
[website only; 1999 photo of Leon Kirchner, Faye-Ellen Silverman appears in v.17#2 p.4]

34. 100630 Adventures in Words and Music - by Leonard Lehrman
[website only] reports on performances of Aug. 16 & 20, 2009,
repeated Aug. 8, 2010 & Jan. 23, 2011; March 23, 2010 (Tully);
May 4, 21 & 29, 2010 (NYFOS, BargeMusic)
June 13, 2010 (LICA); June 24, 2010 (NY Philharmonic);
June 25, 2010 (Golden Fleece)June 27, 2010 (Tenri & Court St. Music)

35. 1008 Obituaries: Adele Berk, Albert Tepper, Robert Palmer, Jack Beeson - by Leonard Lehrman;
printed in v.18#2

36. 101216 Completions of & Additional Limericks - by Leonard Lehrman
submitted but neither printed nor posted, except here

37. 1107 20th Century Operas in the 21st Century - by Leonard Lehrman, printed & posted in v. 19#1
Wadsworth, Bernstein, Hoiby, Wilson, Winkler, Silver, Kenneth Jaffe,
Living Theatre, LaChiusa, Sainte-Croix, Siegmeister, Pollack, song recitals, Airheart

38. 1112 Music That Matters - by Leonard Lehrman
printed, abbreviated, in v. 19#2; posted here in full, incl.
Lehrer, Spektor, Motyls, Laitman, Occupy, Iron Curtain, Pehrson

39. Spring/Summer2012 Connections: Czech, French, German, Russian->American in New York
by Leonard J. Lehrman, with Helene Williams
printed, abbreviated, in v. 20#1, pp. 12-15; posted here in full

40. Fall/Winter2012 Tempest Treatments [+Marga Richter Biography]
by Leonard J. Lehrman; printed, abbreviated, in v. 20#2, p.8; posted here in full

41. 2014 Seminal Text-Driven Music in Context OR Roads Taken, and Then Not Taken;
by Leonard J. Lehrman; printed, abbreviated, in v. 21#1, pp.10-13; posted here in full

42. 2014-2015 Politics & Opera
by Leonard Lehrman; printed, slightly abbreviated, in v. 21#2, pp.6-9; posted here in full



List of Articles written for
THE NEW MUSIC CONNOISSEUR
about Leonard J. Lehrman


(in chronological order)
YYMMDD TITLE

01. 9301 (v.1#1, pp.5-6 [unpaginated]) review by Barry L. Cohen of Songs of Conscience recording
[publication was then called The Connoisseur's Rack]

02. 9307 (v.1#2, pp.7-8 [unpaginated]) review by Barry L. Cohen of Lehrman opera New World
[publication was still called The Connoisseur's Rack]

03. 94 (v.2#2, pp. 4-6) review by Barry L. Cohen of performance of Lehrman's "Seven Love Poems" Mar. 11, 1994
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

04. 94 (v.2#3, pp.8-9) review by Marlene Harding of Selections from Lehrman Operettas,
performed May 8, 1994 at Golden Fleece Ltd. [publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

05. 95 (v.3#2, p.5) review by Marlene Harding of "A Blitzstein Cabaret" at Medicine Show Mar. 10-12, 1995
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

05A. 95 (v.3#3, p.3) CORRECTIONS of preceding article
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

06. 95 (v.3#3, pp. 17-18) review by Barry L. Cohen of William Cullen Bryant Bicentennial Concert CD
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur];
also posted, in part, by Capstone Records,
along with a review by Alex Skovron, written for but not printed in NMC,
and an anonymous review published in the Sonneck Society Bulletin
at http://www.capstonerecords.org/CPS-8623.html

07. 95 (v.3#4, pp.10-11) review by Marlene Harding of LICA Concert
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the End of World War II, Sept. 3, 1995
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

08. 96 (v.4#2, pp.25-26) review by Marlene Harding of We Are Innocent, Opus One LP
[publication was still called The Music Connoisseur]

09. 97 (v.5#3, pp.21-22) review by Barry L. Cohen of Suppose A Wedding

10. 98 (v.6#2, p. 28) preview of review by Barry L. Cohen of Lehrman's The Birthday of the Bank

10A. 98 (v.6#3, p.6) review by Barry L. Cohen of Lehrman's The Birthday of the Bank

11. 98 (v.6#3, pp. 12-13) review by Barry L. Cohen of Hanns Eisler Centenary

12. 98 (v.6#4, pp. 41-42) review by Joseph Pehrson of CD A Blitzstein Cabaret

13. 00 (v.8#2, p.31) review by Alex Skovron of CD Helene Williams Sings Songs of Love
also posted by Capstone Records at http://www.capstonerecords.org/CPS-8647.html

14. 00 (v.8#4, p. 28) review by Alex Skovron of CD Helene Williams Sings More Songs of Love
also posted by Capstone Records at http://www.capstonerecords.org/CPS-8667.html

15. 00 (v.8#4, p.17) Anonymous review of concert including Lehrman's Violin Sonata

16. 01 (v.9#2 p.16) review of The Booby Trap at Golden Fleece

17. 01 (v.9#4, p.9) Musical Clones? - review by Joseph R. Pehrson of Sacco and Vanzetti

18. 01 (v.9#4, p.10) "Whose Opera Is It Anyway?: Another Opinion - review by Barry L. Cohen of Sacco and Vanzetti

These two reviews, #17 & 18, prompted a letter to NMC, posted, along with a number of letters to Opera News, at
www.ljlehrman.artists-in-residence.com/NMCv10no1ltr.html.
NMC also posted the initial article in Opera News, and other letters it provoked, at
http://www.newmusicon.org/v10n1/speakingout.htm
Unfortunately that link has been taken down, but the letters will be re-posted elsewhere.

19. 01 (v.10#1, p.20) review by Mark Greenfest of An Australian Odyssey

20. 02 (v.10#1, p.26) Worth a Half-Century Wait - review of Marc Blitzstein Songbook, vol. 1 & 2 [edited by Leonard Lehrman]
- by Barry Drogin; partially posted at http://www.newmusicon.org/v10n1/v101worth.html but then taken down.
Read entire review by clicking here.

21. 03 (v.11#1) A Report on Two Recent "Musical" Weddings
- including Helene Williams & Leonard Lehrman, July 14, 2002 - by Barry L. Cohen

22. 0304 (v.11#2, pp.12-13) A Time to Remember review by Dr. Jonathan F. Dzik of Holocaust Memorial Program

23. 03 (v.11#3&4, p. 23) review by Eugene McBride of Abel Meeropol Centennial

24. 04 (v.12#3 p.17 reference - but appears only on website) An Eclectic Retrospective by JoyEllen Snellgrove
- review of Paul Sperry & Helene Williams performing Lehrman & Chanler May 27, 2004

25. 05 (v.13#1&2, p.4) introducing Leonard Lehrman as Critic-at-Large

26. 05 (v.13#1&2 pp.18-19) Marc Blitzstein at 100 by Joseph Pehrson

26A. 06 (v.13#3) ERRATA (in article #26)

27. 07 (v.15#1 pp.12-13) A Woman to Remember - review of E.G.: A Musical Portrait of Emma Goldman
at The Living Theatre, May 1, 2007 - by Linda Pehrson [includes photo of Helene Williams and interview with her as Emma]

28. 080829 (v.15#2) Dotted Notes - including review of Lehrman's Bloody Kansas - by Mark Greenfest

29. 090507 (v.16#2, p.4) photo of & "Bravi" to Lehrman & Williams for Siegmeister Centennial

30. 08-09 (v.16#2, p.24) Siegmeister as Song Master by Kenneth Boulton

31. 091015 (v.17#1, p.4) "Bravi" re 60th Birthday Concert

32. 09 (v.17#1, pp.7-8) Resonant Voices in Great Neck by Leo Kraft

33. 1306 (v. 20#2, pp.16-17) Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World by Howard Pollack - [reviewed] by Mark Zuckerman


 
 

Back to Main Page