So successful were Bernstein's "Young People's Concerts" broadcasts, that they ran on TV for more than a decade, were dubbed into more than a dozen languages, and syndicated in over forty countries. This book brings back into print a classic collection of fifteen of the best of those lectures, presented in full, including: What Does Music Mean? What Is Classical Music? Humour in Music; What Is a Concerto? What Is Melody? A Tribute to Sibelius; Berlioz Takes a Trip; and eight other classics.
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Author Biography - Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) was on of the twentieth century's preeminent composers and conductors. His creative output spans the range of musical genres, including works for orchestra, theatre, ballet, film, solo voice, choral, chamber music, and piano. Among his best-known works are the scores for the musicals West Side Story, Candide, and On the Town, and the film score for On the Waterfront.