A record of the pioneering work being done by Serge Koussevitsky in establishing the music festival and summer school held each year at Berkshire, USA. With the assistance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, such composers as Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland help and stimulate young students of composition in their work. The film concludes with a premier performance of “The Last words of David” by Randall Thompson.
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