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The life of Schubert

Author: Christopher Howard Gibbs
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
Series: Musical lives
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This searching biography takes a fresh look at this elusive and misunderstood genius.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Franz Schubert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Howard Gibbs
ISBN: 0521595126 9780521595124 052159426X 9780521594264
OCLC Number: 461544518
Description: xiii, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Schubert yesterday; 1. Representing Schubert: 'A life devoted to art'; 2. Young Schubert: 'The master in the boy'; 3. Ingenious Schubert: 'The price of song'; 4. Popular Schubert: 'The turning point'; 5. Dark Schubert: 'A black-winged demon of sorrow and melancholy'; 6. Poor Schubert: 'Miserable reality'; 7. Late Schubert: 'Who shall stand beside Beethoven?'; 8. 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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