The Joy of Music Author:Leonard Bernstein How did Beethoven write his symphonies? In a brilliant imaginary feat, Bernstein shows how a great composer works. — What makes opera grand? Maestro Bernstein explores the emotional directness and magnitude of a great popular art. — Why can't you write a nice hit tune? In a wry and hilarious dialogue, Bernstein explains why music can't be written ... more »to order.
Here is the joy of music, mapped with photographs, illustrations, and musical notations... Here is an exuberant literary excursion with the inimitable Mr Leonard Bernstein.« less