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Musicals, like those of Richard Rodgers, were filled with positive themes and happy endings. Compare Oh What A Beautiful Morning from "Oklahoma" with from "West Side Story." How does Bernstein's West Side Story mark a turning point in musical theater?
Oh, What a Beautiful Morning from Oklahoma - Movie CLIP (1955)
America from West Side Story - Movie CLIP (1961)
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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts boxed set, and includes 25 of the 53 concerts originally aired on CBS from 1958-1962. The 9-disk series is also available for rental from Nexflix.com.
1. What Does Music Mean?
2. What is American Music?
3. What is Orchestration?
4. What Makes Music Symphonic?
5. What is Classical Music?
6. Humor in Music
7. What is a Concerto?
8. Who is Gustav Mahler?
9. Folk Music in the Concert Hall
10. What is Impressionism?
11. Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky
12. What is a Melody?
13. The Latin American Spirit
14. Jazz in the Concert Hall
15. What is Sonata Form?
16. A Tribute to Sibelius
17. Musical Atoms: A Study in Intervals
18. The Sound of an Orchestra
19. A Birthday Tribute to Shostakovich
20. What is a Mode?
21. A Toast to Vienna in 3/4 Time
22. Quiz-Concert: How Musical Are You?
23. Berlioz Takes a Trip
24. Two Ballet Birds
25. Fidelio: A Celebration of Life