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On wings of song; a biography of Felix Mendelssohn.

Author: Wilfrid Blunt
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1974]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography including 31 full-page color plates of oil paintings and watercolors, to black-and-white reproductions of photographs and pencil drawings.
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Blunt, Wilfrid, 1901-1987.
On wings of song.
New York, Scribner [1974]
(OCoLC)639852411
Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Blunt
ISBN: 0684136333 9780684136332
OCLC Number: 983697
Description: 288 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: I. Youth 1809-1829 : 1. Moses and Abraham Mendelssohn --
2. Two clever children --
3. A visit to Weimar --
4. 1822 --
5. 1823-1824 --
6. The judgment of Paris 1825 --
7. A triumph, a failure and a holiday 1826-1827 --
8. From Durer to Bach 1828-1829 II. Travel 1829-1832 : 9. England 1829 --
10. Scotland and Wales 1829 --
11. The return of the native 1829-1830 --
12. A winter in Rome 1830-1831 --
13. A walking tour in Switzerland 1831 --
14. Paris and London 1831-1832 III. Maturity 1833-1847 : 15. A prophet not without honor 1833 --
16. Dusseldorf 1833-1835 --
17. Courtship and marriage 1835-1837 --
18. Leipzig: music and family life 1837-1839 --
19. Leipzig: a busy year 1840 --
20. Berlin 1841 --
21. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 1842 --
22. Retreat from Berlin 1842-1844 --
23. Jenny Lind 1845-1846 --
24. Elijah 1846 --
25. Tired, very tired 1846-1847.

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A biography including 31 full-page color plates of oil paintings and watercolors, to black-and-white reproductions of photographs and pencil drawings.

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