The unanswered question. Pt. 3, Musical semantics.

Composer Leonard Bernstein delivers the third of his "Norton Lectures", a series of six lectures titled "The Unanswered Question", communicating his ideas of the universality of musical language through wide-ranging analogies to linguistics, aesthetic philosophy, acoustics, and music history. This t...

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Other Authors: Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Speaker)
Language:English
Published: [1973]
Series:Charles Eliot Norton lectures.
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Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (1 hr., 29 min., 20 sec.) : digital, WAV file.
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Musical semantics.
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Composer Leonard Bernstein delivers the third of his "Norton Lectures", a series of six lectures titled "The Unanswered Question", communicating his ideas of the universality of musical language through wide-ranging analogies to linguistics, aesthetic philosophy, acoustics, and music history. This third lecture is about "Musical Semantics", analyzing music in terms of meaning. Bernstein delivers the lectures while serving as the Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University and bases much of the content on the linguistic theories of Noam Chomsky. Major works featured include Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F Major.
Note:Electronic resource.
Call Number:Voice 17793
C100-004B - C100-006A
Playing Time:01:29:20
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Recorded at Harvard University, Oct. 23, 1973.