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The infinite variety of music, Leonard Bernstein, (ebook)

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The infinite variety of music
Title
The infinite variety of music
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Leonard Bernstein
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Language
eng
Summary
With style, wit, and expertise, Leonard Bernstein shares his love and appreciation for music in all its varied forms in The Infinite Variety of Music, illuminating the deep pleasure and sometimes-subtle beauty it offers. He begins with an "imaginary conversation" with George Washington entitled "The Muzak Muse," in which he argues the values of actively listening to music by learning how to read notes, as opposed to simply hearing music in a concert hall. The book also features the reproduction of five television scripts from Bernstein on the influence of jazz, the timeless appeal of Mozart, musical romanticism, and the complexities of rhythmic innovation. Also included are Bernstein's analyses of symphonies by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Brahms, a rare reproduction of a 1957 lecture on the nature of composing, and a report on the musical scene written for the New York Times after his sabbatical leave from directorship of the New York Philharmonic during the 1964-65 season
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Midwest
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Bernstein, Leonard
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non fiction
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  • Printed Music
  • History & Criticism
  • Appreciation
  • Classical
Target audience
adult
Label
The infinite variety of music, Leonard Bernstein, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781574674026
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11503941
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remote
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11503941
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MWT11503941
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The infinite variety of music, Leonard Bernstein, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781574674026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11503941
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11503941
System control number
MWT11503941
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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