(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 qImaginary Conversationsq 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 qBeethoven's Fifth Symphony, q qThe World of Jazz, q qIntroduction to Modern Music, q and qWhat Makes Opera Grand.q(Amadeus). This classic work is perhaps Bernsteina#39;s finest collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music.
|Title||:||The Joy of Music|
|Publisher||:||Hal Leonard Corporation - 2004|