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The joy of music

Author: Leonard Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1959. ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated talks on music appreciation, based on the author's "Omnibus" television shows. Includes expanded scripts of seven of the shows.
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Genre/Form: Collected Work
Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Joy of music.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959
(OCoLC)593543463
Online version:
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Joy of music.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1959
(OCoLC)608489355
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Bernstein
OCLC Number: 371984
Notes: The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy is inscribed by the author.
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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?
Other Titles: Omnibus (Television program : 1952-1961)
Responsibility: Leonard Bernstein.

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Illustrated talks on music appreciation, based on the author's "Omnibus" television shows. Includes expanded scripts of seven of the shows.

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