Recently released from E1 Entertainment, Leonard Bernstein: Omnibus is now available for rent. The 4-disc contains 7 Omnibus installments that haven't been seen since their original broadcasts. Details below.
The golden age of television's most distinguished production, Omnibus brought sophistication, refinement and sparkling intelligence to a national audience. Leonard Bernstein, whose Omnibus appearances rank among the series highlights, made his television debut with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony" in 1954 and later won two Emmy Awards for his presentations on jazz, conducting, musical comedy, 20th century composition and Bach. Now for the first time since their original live broadcasts, these acclaimed performances can be seen in their entirety, restored and re-mastered on DVD.
- Beethoven's Fifth Symphony (1954)
- The World of Jazz (1955)
- The Art of Conducting (1955)
- American Musical Comedy (1956)
- Introduction to Modern Music (1957)
- The Music of Johann Sebastian Bach (1957)
- What Makes Opera Grand? (1958)
- Handel's Messiah (1955)