The Joy of Music by Leonard BernsteinThe Joy of Music by Leonard Bernstein

The Joy of Music

byLeonard Bernstein

Paperback | December 1, 2004

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(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernstein's finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. This book is a must for all music fans who wish to experience music more fully and deeply through one of the most inspired, and inspiring, music intellects of our time. Employing the creative device of "Imaginary Conversations" in the first section of his book, Bernstein illuminates the importance of the symphony in America, the greatness of Beethoven, and the art of composing. The book also includes a photo section and a third section with the transcripts from his televised Omnibus music series, including "Beethoven's Fifth Symphony," "The World of Jazz," "Introduction to Modern Music," and "What Makes Opera Grand."
Considered by many the greatest figure in American music, Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and controversial conductor, a gifted teacher, an accomplished pianist, and a highly admired composer. As a teacher, Bernstein communicated his love for music, whether classical or popular, through his Young People's Concerts, many of which we...
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Title:The Joy of MusicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.76 inPublished:December 1, 2004Publisher:Amadeus PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1574671049

ISBN - 13:9781574671049

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