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Leonard Bernstein's Anniversaries are collections of short solo piano works that he wrote as gifts, or occasionally memorials, for people close to him. Written over the course of more than 40 years, they reveal the tremendous breadth of his voice as a composer, and the evolution of that voice over the course of his life.

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The Leonard Bernstein Office Mission

The Leonard Bernstein Office (LBO) sustains and strengthens Leonard Bernstein’s legacy by inspiring global engagement with his work as a composer, conductor, educator, and humanitarian. Through licensing, promotion, music editing, and publishing, the LBO strives to communicate his lifelong devotion to the transformative power and joy of music.

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Thus Spake Leonard Bernstein:

"The truth is that all great composers free music — not from the bondage of other composers, but from routine, from mediocrity, from second-rate, dusty tradition; in other words, a great composer frees music from the predictable."

Leonard Bernstein
Young People’s Concert – “Forever Beethoven”, 1968

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