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Friends and fiddlers

Author: Catherine Drinker Bowen
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Company, 1935.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Disappointed when he does not get the MTV production deal he so wants, high school senior Eddy leaves his girlfriend to take a road trip to find the mother who has left him and his younger stepbrother and taken a bit part in a television show.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Drinker Bowen
OCLC Number: 857633
Description: 261 pages : illustrations (music) ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Wherein we make our curtsey to music and to our readers, and introduce John, with his coat off, ready to play ; Background, historic and philosophic, of our family orchestra ; On musical hunger, its causes and cures ; Mæcenas and the muse ; A friendly art, and some anecdotal proofs of the saying that all quartet players meet sooner or later ; Music and marriage, with especial mention of viola wives and of their antithesis ; God makes the viola players, but ego makes the soloists ; On cellists, wild and domesticated ; Family music and roads that lead home to it ; Country music, with an account of Sidney's hospitality and Felicia's, and an introduction to some Gilead choristers --
On organs and organists. Wherein Ernest expounds the true faith, and I explore strange territory --
A little evening of music, or how not to do it --
And when I shall be old.
Responsibility: by Catherine Drinker Bowen.

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Disappointed when he does not get the MTV production deal he so wants, high school senior Eddy leaves his girlfriend to take a road trip to find the mother who has left him and his younger stepbrother and taken a bit part in a television show.

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