Prelude, Fugue & Riffs

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Leonard Bernstein's Prelude, Fugue and Riffs were written for Woody Herman's Band. By 1945 Herman had adopted a small number of "progressive" set pieces into his band's book, among them Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto. However when Bernstein put the finishing touches on Prelude, Fugue and Riffs in late 1949, the Herman org... read more