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  • July 09, 2014

    In conjunction with Nonesuch Records at BAM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, BAMcinématek presents Nonesuch Records on Film, a salute to the label’s rich catalogue of movie soundtracks with a series featuring some of the most memorable film scores of the last 50 years from Leonard Rosenman, Alex North, Toru Takemitsu, Georges Delerue, and more. Special guest appearances include Philip Glass with a screening of Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters and John Adams with Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love.

  • November 15, 2010

    Martin Scorsese has selected 15 films by fellow Academy Award-winning director Elia Kazan for the Elia Kazan Film Collection, a new, 18-disc box set, capturing what NPR's Fresh Air recently described as "some of the most mythic performances in film history." Included are three films whose scores were recorded for the Nonesuch Film Series: A Streetcar Named Desire, Viva Zapata!, and East of Eden.

  • about Leonard Rosenman

    Leonard Rosenman was an Emmy and Academy Award–winning composer famous for his scores to films including the two James Dean films East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause.

    Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1924, Rosenman settled in California after serving in the Pacific in World War II. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied with Arnold Schoenberg, Roger Sessions, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

    Nonesuch Records released the collection The Film Music of Leonard Rosenman in 1997, which includes pieces from both East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause performed by the London Sinfonietta and conductor John Adams.

    Rosenman’s film and television credits also include The Fantastic Voyage, Star Trek IV, The Defenders, and The Twilight Zone. He died on March 4, 2008, in Woodland Hills, California.

on August 21, 2008 - 10:25pm

Leonard Rosenman was an Emmy and Academy Award–winning composer famous for his scores to films including the two James Dean films East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause.

Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1924, Rosenman settled in California after serving in the Pacific in World War II. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied with Arnold Schoenberg, Roger Sessions, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

Nonesuch Records released the collection The Film Music of Leonard Rosenman in 1997, which includes pieces from both East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause performed by the London Sinfonietta and conductor John Adams.

Rosenman’s film and television credits also include The Fantastic Voyage, Star Trek IV, The Defenders, and The Twilight Zone. He died on March 4, 2008, in Woodland Hills, California.

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Leonard Rosenman was an Emmy and Academy Award–winning composer famous for his scores to films including the two James Dean films East of Eden and Rebel Without a Cause. Nonesuch released The Film Music of Leonard Rosenman in 1997, with music from both films performed by the London Sinfonietta and conductor John Adams.

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