Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts
(Amadeus). On January 18, 1958, the Columbia Broadcasting Corporation aired the first of Leonard Bernstein's 53 Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic. So successful were these performance lessons that they ran for over a decade on television. This book brings back into print a classic collection of the best of the best of these Emmy and Peabody Award-winning lectures. A total of 15 lectures are presented here in full. Here is the century's most unique musician and teacher, explaining beautifully and clearly the joy of music in a way that grasps the attention of all. Every aspect of music is so cleverly presented that everyone, regardless of age, culture, or educational background, will enjoy and understand it.
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Aaron Copland accent Allegro American music Bach bass beautiful Beethoven beginning Berlioz Brahms brass C-major called cello chord clarinet classical music color comes composer concert music Concerto conductor Copland Copyright dance Debussy Dorian mode E-flat example EXCERPTS exciting feel finally flute folk music Fourth fugue funny goes going Haydn hear heard Hindemith humor idea imitating instance instruments intervals Jack Gottlieb jazz jokes kind of music Leonard Bernstein listen look Lydian mode major melody minor scale minor Seconds Mixolydian Moussorgsky Mozart Music Mean octave opera orchestra Overture Philharmonic phony phrase piano piece of music played Prokofieff Ravel rhythm scherzo Sibelius sing solo soloist sonata form song sound story Strauss Stravinsky strings Symphony Tchaikovsky tell theme there's thing Third tonic tune violin woodwinds word write written wrote Young People's Concerts