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Bernstein, The greatest 5 min. in music education

Bernstein, The greatest 5 min. in music education

This amazing lecture series (The unanswered Question ), is actually an interdisciplinary overview about the evolution of Western European classical music from ...

6 лет назад
Bernstein on Debussy pt 1

Bernstein on Debussy pt 1

Bernstein delineates the architecture of misdirection as expressed in Debussey's Afternoon of a Faun . "The Last ditch effort to diatonically contain the ever ...

6 лет назад
Bernstein on Schoenberg

Bernstein on Schoenberg

It could be very easily argued (because it's true) that the music addressed by this lecture was the inevitable result of the evolutionary trajectory of all of Western ...

5 лет назад
Bernstein on Debussy pt2

Bernstein on Debussy pt2

Earlier in this lecture Bernstein had delt with Wagner's " Overture to Tristan and Isolde " He is setting the stage for Lecture 5 "The 20th Century Crisis" using ...

6 лет назад
Bernstein on Schoenberg Part II

Bernstein on Schoenberg Part II

Lenny Teaches us a bit about Dodecaphonic procedure . Here we eat our spinach the next 2 posts get really interesting . P.S. To truly know and I suspect love a ...

4 лет назад
Bernstein on Schoenberg and Berg part IV

Bernstein on Schoenberg and Berg part IV

Schoenberg ,intrepid extraterrestrial cartographer ;who at age 70 still hadn't heard any of his major works performed ; I say "Thank You". Arnold Schoenberg not ...

4 лет назад
Bernstein on Schoenberg and Berg part V

Bernstein on Schoenberg and Berg part V

Schoenberg ,intrepid extraterrestrial cartographer ;who at age 70 still hadn't heard any of his major works performed ; I say "Thank You". Arnold Schoenberg not ...

4 лет назад
Bernstein on Schoenberg part III

Bernstein on Schoenberg part III

Schoenberg ,intrepid extraterrestrial cartographer ;who at age 70 still hadn't heard any of his major works performed ; I say "Thank You". Arnold Schoenberg not ...

4 лет назад
Goodbye Porkpie Hat

Goodbye Porkpie Hat

The Blues as an Idiom (unlike Jazz) doesn't tolerate evolution much . If the Blues becomes too sophisticated then it ceases to be the Blues . Thats why then: ...

5 лет назад
Bernstein on Ives

Bernstein on Ives

Excerpt from lecture 5 The 20th Century Crisis . In this highly edited clip Mr. Bernstein uses Ives short composition "The Unanswered Question" as a vehicle to ...

6 лет назад
Someone's Had too much to think

Someone's Had too much to think

This tune is outside the box a bit ,and it swings ! That I was once sure that I could have 25% of my creative output be free jazz is evidenced by the existence of ...

5 лет назад
Igor's Asymetry Racket pt2

Igor's Asymetry Racket pt2

Highly edited (for brevity ) excerpt of Bernstein's 1974 lecture series this time about the amazing IGOR Part 2 ! Here we are continuing with Rhythmic and motivic ...

5 лет назад
PapaAlphaXray

PapaAlphaXray

I had a email conversation a few months ago with a brilliant Jazz Pianist who posed some questions about street energy and jazz . I composed this tune ...

5 лет назад
Pax Wallace - Patience

Pax Wallace - Patience

Original composition by Pax Wallace - Patience.

8 лет назад
Winter Adagio

Winter Adagio

So I honestly have no idea if this thing is any good ,but I do know that my mom really liked the unfinished version that I played for her 9 mos. before her death .

4 лет назад
Pax Wallace - Joy Spring

Pax Wallace - Joy Spring

Pax Wallace plays Joy Spring. Piano and workstation accompaniment by Pax Wallace.

9 лет назад
Pax Wallace - Donna Lee

Pax Wallace - Donna Lee

Pax Wallace plays Donna Lee.

9 лет назад
Bikes at work

Bikes at work

A Demonstration of "Bikes at Work" heavy duty Bicycle Trailer carrying 500. lbs !

6 лет назад
Song For Spot

Song For Spot

I've always had some fascination for the creative potential of fusing poetry and jazz (I don't mean songs with lyrics ); in this case free jazz . I think the very high ...

5 лет назад
Equatorial Seattle

Equatorial Seattle

Since childhood I've associated the very distinctive supple rhythms of Rio deJaneiro with intelligence and beauty . I realize now , that I was lucky that my ...

5 лет назад
Zulu Echo November

Zulu Echo November

The way this tune develops melodically and harmonically is worth a look here . These changes; very hard to play over They are a bucking bronco; just wanted to ...

4 лет назад
The More I See You

The More I See You

If I ever find the memory card that contains me playing this tune I'll yank it and repost it . As it stands this one will have to forego the usual window showing me ...

4 лет назад
Patience Take 1 ,old file

Patience Take 1 ,old file

I was going through an old damaged camera and found this 1st take of Patience that I originally decided wasn't good enough to post . This tune is influenced by ...

6 лет назад
Freedom Jazz Dance (tonal superimpositions)

Freedom Jazz Dance (tonal superimpositions)

Freedom Jazz Dance. Workstation arrangement by Pax Wallace normal and melodic-minor tonal superimpositions over a static Bass function non pentatonic ...

8 лет назад
Lao Tzu  last take

Lao Tzu last take

Original jazz composition that uses space as a structural componnent .

6 лет назад
Blue in Green

Blue in Green

Bill Evan's iconic modern jazz ballad. Trying to play ballads like ballads .

6 лет назад
Little Jazz Fugue

Little Jazz Fugue

Original Jazz Waltz/Fugue written over a Pan Diatonic modal chord progression (it changes keys every measure ). It's funny that I finally succeeded in coming up ...

5 лет назад
Latin Transfigurations #1

Latin Transfigurations #1

I was so excited about making this video within a video thing work ; that the 1st few takes where useless . I was playing like a bull dozer ; but backing off and ...

5 лет назад
On Going Home

On Going Home

The music is the thing here . The images are nothing more than a documentation of a weekend spent in Berlin . CD Language Arts by Steven Pax Wallace ...

6 лет назад
Everything Happens to Me,  Reggae/Jazz

Everything Happens to Me, Reggae/Jazz

Humor is the operative principle here ! Oh yeah that standard with the humorous lyrics . It does kinda capture some of the inherently problematic nature of human ...

5 лет назад
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