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The Resource Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973, (videorecording DVD)

Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973
Title
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard
Title remainder
"the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973
Title variation
  • Unanswered question
  • Six talks at Harvard
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In these lectures Leonard Bernstein examines music from every age and place in the search for a worldwide, innate musical grammar
Member of
Cataloging source
CR2
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Charles Eliot Norton lectures
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bernstein, Leonard
Credits note
Producer, Douglas Smith ; written by Leonard Bernstein
Date time place
Lectures recorded by Amberson Video in cooperation with WGBH, Boston at Harvard University, 1973
Dewey number
781.17
LC call number
ML3845
LC item number
.B45
PerformerNote
Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Vienna Philharmonic (in lecture 5) ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1756-1791
  • 1770-1827
  • 1803-1869
  • 1813-1883
  • 1862-1918
  • 1874-1954
  • 1875-1937
  • 1860-1911
  • 1882-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Douglas
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Berlioz, Hector
  • Wagner, Richard
  • Debussy, Claude
  • Ives, Charles
  • Ravel, Maurice
  • Mahler, Gustav
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Kultur International Films
  • Amberson Productions
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
Runtime
793
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music appreciation
  • Music and language
Technique
live action
Label
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Lecture 1. Musical phonology (104 min.) Explores the origins and development of music and language, with a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 -- Lecture 2. Musical syntax (95 min.) Compares the structures of music and speech, and discusses the multiple transformations of which both are capable, with examples from Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 -- Lecture 3. Musical semantics (142 min.) Demonstrates layers of meaning in Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F. Major, op. 68 -- Lecture 4. The delights and dangers of ambiguity (142 min.) Explorations of new tonal fields by composers of the romantic era. Musical illustrations from Berlioz, Wagner, and Debussy -- Lecture 5. The twentieth century crisis (133 min.) Arnold Schoenberg's movement toward atonality and Gustav Mahler's anticipation of the crisis in twentieth-century music. Includes performances of Ives, Ravel, and Mahler -- Lecture 6. The poetry of earth (177 min.) Examines how Igor Stravinsky kept tonality viable while experimenting freely with dissonance. Includes a complete performance of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (793 min.)
Isbn
9780769714554
Isbn Type
(lectures 5-6)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031157095
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D1570 (D1451, D1453, D1455)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49817552
  • (OCoLC)49817552
  • 1483362
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital sound, orchestral performances in stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Leonard Bernstein at Harvard : "the unanswered question," Norton lectures 1973, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Lecture 1. Musical phonology (104 min.) Explores the origins and development of music and language, with a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 -- Lecture 2. Musical syntax (95 min.) Compares the structures of music and speech, and discusses the multiple transformations of which both are capable, with examples from Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 -- Lecture 3. Musical semantics (142 min.) Demonstrates layers of meaning in Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F. Major, op. 68 -- Lecture 4. The delights and dangers of ambiguity (142 min.) Explorations of new tonal fields by composers of the romantic era. Musical illustrations from Berlioz, Wagner, and Debussy -- Lecture 5. The twentieth century crisis (133 min.) Arnold Schoenberg's movement toward atonality and Gustav Mahler's anticipation of the crisis in twentieth-century music. Includes performances of Ives, Ravel, and Mahler -- Lecture 6. The poetry of earth (177 min.) Examines how Igor Stravinsky kept tonality viable while experimenting freely with dissonance. Includes a complete performance of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (793 min.)
Isbn
9780769714554
Isbn Type
(lectures 5-6)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031157095
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
D1570 (D1451, D1453, D1455)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm49817552
  • (OCoLC)49817552
  • 1483362
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital sound, orchestral performances in stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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