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Watch Leonard Bernsteins Young Peoples Concerts online: Episode 4 What Makes Music Symphonic?

Using the examples of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony and Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, Bernstein demonstrates the techniques of repetition and variation in the development of symphonic music. After conuction part of Tchaikosky's Romeo and Juliet, he asks the audience to sing "Frere Jacques," demonstrating the uses of sequence and imitation in symphonic composition. The final movement of Brahm's Second Symphony is then analyzed and played

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