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For the love of it : amateuring and its rivals

Author: Wayne C Booth
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work tells the story not only of an intimate struggle between man and cello but also of the larger struggle between a society obsessed with success and payoff and individuals who choose  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Booth, Wayne C.
For the love of it.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98042920
Named Person: Wayne C Booth; Wayne C Booth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne C Booth
ISBN: 9780226065717 0226065715
OCLC Number: 560659684
Description: 1 online resource (x, 237 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Overture: What Is an Amateur--And Why Amateuring Matters First Movement: The Courtship 1 : Getting It into My Bones 2 : Seduced by the Cello 3 : Amateuring and Rival Pleasures Second Movement: The Marriage 4 : The Zen of Thumb Position Maintenance 5 : Teaching the Love 6 : Meditations of an Aging Pupil Interlude: The Amateur Writer Quarrels with the Amateur Player Third Movement: The Love Fulfilled 7 : Amateur Hours: Disastrous, Not Too Bad, and Just Plain Glorious 8 : Hearing with Your Body: How Playing Transforms Listening 9 : The Three Gifts Fourth Movement: Rising Dissonance, Resolved to Heavenly Harmony 10 : "Making It," Selling Out, and the Future of Amateuring 11 : The Music of the Spheres--But What Spheres? Glossary Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Wayne Booth.
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