Unformatted text preview: and 23 second being short enough to listen with-out boredom. The rhythm of the piece seems to start out fast and then later slow down but it doesn’t slow enough to really call in a change in rhythm. The piece also has an ostinado quality with a repeating of the main theme. The Form is in turnery. The CD review bye Sean Hickey says, “Bernstein create the affirmative text with sumptuous music in a serene moment, the hushed choir concluding in expressive, final amen on the note G.” Overall I did like the piece and enjoyed listening to it. I would listen to more Bernstein if I had the chance. Bernstein has received awards for his work form music in a critically acclaimed movie and I do see why....
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- Fall '06
- Music, Leonard Bernstein, Lacey Rector Bernstein