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Leonard BernsteinThe Political Life of an American Musician$
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Barry Seldes

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520257641

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520257641.001.0001

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Norton Lectures

Norton Lectures

1973

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(p.130) Chapter Five Norton Lectures
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Leonard Bernstein
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Barry Seldes

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520257641.003.0006

This chapter studies the Norton Lectures, which was where Bernstein was able to reflect on the formal requirements that made music so primal and basic to human beings. The lectures also revealed something about his state of mind during the time of the political drift that marked the termination of “the long sixties”.

Keywords:   Norton Lectures, music, political drift

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