I Write The Music

Leonard Bernstein – Young People’s Concerts – What is a Mode?

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 10, 2016





What is a Mode?

Aired date: Nov 23, 1966

Plot: Bernstein discusses scales, intervals, and tones, and analyzes several pieces, including Debussy’s Fêtes, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, and music from the Kinks and the Beatles, to illustrate different modes. An excerpt from Bernstein’s ballet Fancy Free is also performed.

For full script: http://leonardbernstein.com/ypc_scrip…

Tagged with: ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: