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The life of Schubert

Author: Christopher Howard Gibbs
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Musical lives.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Franz Schubert was a child of Vienna, one of the most richly musical cities: a Vienna that worshipped Beethoven, adored Rossini, and thrilled to Paganini. Schubert, with the help of supportive friends who were themselves immersed in the arts, won fame for himself through songs and dances while aspiring to succeed with larger operas and symphonies. Christopher Gibbs considers how and what Schubert composed, taking a
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Howard Gibbs
ISBN: 052159426X 9780521594264 0521595126 9780521595124
OCLC Number: 41412035
Description: xiii, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Schubert yesterday --
Representing Schubert: 'A life devoted to art' --
Young Schubert: 'The master in the boy' --
Ingenious Schubert: 'The prince of song' --
Popular Schubert: 'The turning point' --
Dark Schubert: 'A black-winged demon of sorrow and melancholy' --
Poor Schubert: 'Miserable reality' --
Late Schubert: 'Who shall stand beside Beethoven?' --
Immortal Schubert: 'Composing invisibly' --
Epilogue: Schubert today --
Notes --
Further reading.
Series Title: Musical lives.
Responsibility: Christopher H. Gibbs.
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' ... a well-researched, warmly written, and refreshing new look at the Austrian composer.' The Library Journal ' ... timely and valuable ... Mr Gibbs, with his solid grounding and balanced view, Read more...

 
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