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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974.
My happy life.
London ; New York : M. Boyars, 1995
|Named Person:||Darius Milhaud; Darius Milhaud|
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|Language Note:||Translation of: Ma vie heureuse.|
|Description:||285 p. : ill., ports., pls. ; 24 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Ma vie heureuse.|
|Responsibility:||Darius Milhaud ; translated from the French by Donald Evans, George Hall, and Christopher Palmer ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Palmer.|
While often regarded during his lifetime as an open-minded musician of wide tastes whose music spanned many styles from avant-garde to jazz, he is revealed here as a thinker of note and a graceful writer. He depicts with great generosity of feeling the revolution that modern music has undergone this century and his own role in it, giving a clear account of his attitude towards his work and that of his fellow composers.