The joy of music.

Author
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959.
Description
303 p. illus. 25 cm.

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Summary note
Illustrated talks on music appreciation, based on the author's "Omnibus" television shows. Includes expanded scripts of seven of the shows.
Contents
  • Introduction : the happy medium
  • Imaginary conversations. Bull session in the Rockies ; Whatever happened to that great American symphony? ; Why don't you run upstairs and write a nice Gershwin tune?
  • Interlude : Upper Dubbing, Calif.
  • Photograph section
  • Seven Omnibus television scripts. Beethoven's Fifth symphony ; The world of jazz ; The art of conducting ; American musical comedy ; Introduction to modern music ; The music of Johann Sebastian Bach ; What makes opera grand?
LCCN
^^^59011162^
OCLC
371984
RCP
H - S
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