Bernstein, Charles Harold 11.aug.1917- USA California, Los Angeles
child prodigy pianist, jewish, 1936 because of a health problem he had to give up his career as pianist and turned into business, 1970 started studying harmony and theory and working with violinist Yoshiko Nakura, violist Milton Thomas and violinist Adam Korniszewski, 1986-1992 residing in Santa Monica California, 1996 in Los Angeles, 2005 still composing at age 88 ; son of salesman wholesale ribbon Julius Herman Bernstein (New York City 12.oct.1892-7.nov.1977 Los Angeles) and Mollie Brondy (Ohio, Cleveland 3.sep.1896-)

[not to confuse with composer Charles Harald Bernstein]

Title Parts


[] String quartet in C
composed by Charles Harold Bernstein, July 1973

[] String quartet no2 "Wanderer"
Los Angeles String Quartet

[] String quartet no3 "Alanal"
Los Angeles String Quartet. Arcobaleno 9392
[] 1 - Moderato con spirito
[] 2 - Lento
[] 3 - Rondo
[] 4 - Moderato
[] Glory of Samothrace. Woodwind quintet. 24jun1977
[] Ararat suite. Flute and trumpet. 1986 [] 1 - Unknown creatures
[] 2 - Modes of being
[] 3 - Strange modes of being
[] 4 - Strange
[] 5 - Being
[] Strawberry creek concerto. Flute and bassoon
composed by Charles Harold Bernstein 3jul1987 Paris, France dec1987

[] Cello concerto. 2000
[] Grigorii Rasputin. Opera. 2005
[] Romantic suite. Violin
Ivry Gitlis. Arcobaleno 9392
[] 1 - A huit heure
[] 2 - La commande
[] 3 - Presto ma non troppo
[] 4 - Poeme transcendental
[] Les trois jonas. Cello
Barbara Marcinskowska. Arcobaleno 9392
[] 1 - Allegro con spirito
[] 2 - Andante con moto
[] 3 - Animato grazioso
[] Leda and the six songs without words. Soprano and violin
Jill Feldman, Adam Korniszewski. Arcobaleno 9392
[] 1 - Leda
[] 2 - Lento grazioso
[] 3 - Giocoso
[] 4 - Lento misterioso
[] 5 - Passionata
[] 6 - Con spirito
[] 7 - Allegro con brio
[] Dimensions. English horn, percussion and string quartet
published United States 1988
Kimaree Gilad, Thomas Raney, Los Angeles String Quartet. Arcobaleno 9392
[] 1 - Tam tam and tambourine
[] 2 - Temple bowls and snare drum
[] 3 - Triangles and wine glass
[] 4 - Wind chimes and bowed vibes
[] 5 - Cymbalom and timpani
[] 6 - Percussion
[] Rhapsodie Israelienne. Violin
Ivry Gitlis. Arcobaleno 9392

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