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- DescriptionWith style, wit, and expertise, Leonard Bernstein shares his love and appreciation for music in all its varied forms, illuminating the deep pleasure and sometimes subtle beauty it offers.He begins with an 'imaginary conversation' with George Washington in which he argues the values of actively listening to by learning to read tes, as opposed to simply hearing music in a concert hall. It also features reproductions of five television scripts from Bernstein on the influence of jazz, the timeless appeal of Mozart, musical romanticism, and the complexities of rhythmic invation.Also included are his analyses of symphonies by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Brahms; a rare reproduction of a 1957 lecture on the nature of composing.
- Author BiographyLeonard Bernstein is an internationally acclaimed, Tony, Grammy, and Emmyaward winning composer. Among his best known works are West Side Story and On the Town.
- Author(s)Leonard Bernstein
- PublisherHal Leonard Corporation
- Date of Publication01/02/2007
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Place of PublicationMilwaukee
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAmadeus Press
- Content Notemusical examples throughout
- Weight449 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine16 mm
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