Leonard Bernstein

Posted on 10 novembre 2011

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He was a master musician, also a passionate and insightful speaker about music. One may argue (let’s spur some melomaniac exchanges) about his works in comparison with some of the greatest composers of the 20th century such as Bartok, Stravinsky, Messiaen and even about some of his conductor options. The web is a treasure land, though : here are his Harvard lectures, called the Unanswered Question 1973.

– 1/ Musical phonology ;
– 2/ Musical syntax ;
– 3/ Musical semantic ;
– 4/ The delights and dangers of ambiguity ;
– 5/ The XXth century crisis ;
– 6/ The poetry of earth.

(Thanks, GO aka Pharaon)

& :
LB & the Young People’s Concerts (YouTube).
Music ? | Bernstein ? | Our Side Story (webOL).
– Twitter/webol/sound-matters.

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