Bernstein on the page turns out to be as vital and evocative as Bernstein in the lecture hall. (The New York Times Book Review)
At all levels this is an oustanding contribution to thinking and talking about music. (Composer)
The Bernstein lectures were...performances of great wit, charm, and virtuosity...They should be read, considered, argued with and profited from. (The Music Review)
Explores the nature of the musical experience with incisive brilliance. It is a book that should be read and treasured by anyone--professional, amateur and layman--with an interest in music. (Newsday)
A must see for anyone interested in music, music history and theory.Published 26 days ago by Susan S. Youdovin
This book is excellent. I have now also seen the recordings of these lectures and am doubly glad to have the book as a transcript.Published on January 31, 2013 by savialeigh
The best book I read throughout my masters!!
It gives a very interesting insight on Music Universals, not to mention shows how beautiful Bernestein's mind was.
This book is a fundamental one to see inside music and spoken language.Isn't a dated book but very actual. Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by Giuseppe Pinto