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From the Ted Talk by Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Do you remember the face of Muti, at the beginning? Well he had a wonderful expression, but only one. (ltgeauhr) Did you see Lenny's face? You know why? Because the meaning of the music is pain. And you're playing a paiunfl sound. And you look at Lenny and he's suffering. But not in a way that you want to stop. It's suffering, like, enjoying himself in a Jewish way, as they say. (Laughter) But you can see the music on his face. You can see the baton left his hand. No more boatn. Now it's about you, the plyaer, telling the story. Now it's a rsereevd thing. You're telling the story. And you're telling the story. And even briefly, you become the storyteller to which the community, the whole community, listens to. And Bernstein enables that. Isn't that wudfnorel?

Open Cloze

Do you remember the face of Muti, at the beginning? Well he had a wonderful expression, but only one. (________) Did you see Lenny's face? You know why? Because the meaning of the music is pain. And you're playing a _______ sound. And you look at Lenny and he's suffering. But not in a way that you want to stop. It's suffering, like, enjoying himself in a Jewish way, as they say. (Laughter) But you can see the music on his face. You can see the baton left his hand. No more _____. Now it's about you, the ______, telling the story. Now it's a ________ thing. You're telling the story. And you're telling the story. And even briefly, you become the storyteller to which the community, the whole community, listens to. And Bernstein enables that. Isn't that _________?

Solution

  1. painful
  2. wonderful
  3. player
  4. laughter
  5. reversed
  6. baton

Original Text

Do you remember the face of Muti, at the beginning? Well he had a wonderful expression, but only one. (Laughter) Did you see Lenny's face? You know why? Because the meaning of the music is pain. And you're playing a painful sound. And you look at Lenny and he's suffering. But not in a way that you want to stop. It's suffering, like, enjoying himself in a Jewish way, as they say. (Laughter) But you can see the music on his face. You can see the baton left his hand. No more baton. Now it's about you, the player, telling the story. Now it's a reversed thing. You're telling the story. And you're telling the story. And even briefly, you become the storyteller to which the community, the whole community, listens to. And Bernstein enables that. Isn't that wonderful?

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. baton
  2. beginning
  3. bernstein
  4. briefly
  5. community
  6. enables
  7. enjoying
  8. expression
  9. face
  10. hand
  11. jewish
  12. laughter
  13. left
  14. lenny
  15. listens
  16. meaning
  17. music
  18. muti
  19. pain
  20. painful
  21. player
  22. playing
  23. remember
  24. reversed
  25. sound
  26. stop
  27. story
  28. storyteller
  29. suffering
  30. telling
  31. wonderful