Essence of Melody Leonard Bernstein

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Essence of Melody Leonard Bernstein

Post by Len911 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:34 pm

I've always believed that language was the essence of melody, I just didn't have any reference to back my belief. Now here is a video to confirm my bias,lol!

https://youtu.be/gvqiyb7PQuM?t=1m49s


Here is a link with a ton more educational videos from Leonard Bernstein that covers a wide range of musical topics, anywhere from orchestration, modes, melody ...

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtfulLearning/videos
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Re: Essence of Melody Leonard Bernstein

Post by SteveWnz » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:28 am

Cheers for posting

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Re: Essence of Melody Leonard Bernstein

Post by Lipskimusic » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:19 am

Len911 wrote:I've always believed that language was the essence of melody, I just didn't have any reference to back my belief. Now here is a video to confirm my bias,lol!

https://youtu.be/gvqiyb7PQuM?t=1m49s


Here is a link with a ton more educational videos from Leonard Bernstein that covers a wide range of musical topics, anywhere from orchestration, modes, melody ...

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtfulLearning/videos
Hi Len911,

In the context of Bernstein's lectures this famous one (there are a number of parts) should be mentioned as well:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fHi36dvTdE

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Re: Essence of Melody Leonard Bernstein

Post by Len911 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:28 am

Very good, I had forgotten about that one!
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