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A portrait of Mendelssohn

Author: Clive Brown
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rejecting the received view of Mendelssohn as a lightweight this work draws on extensive documentary records to demonstrate that he was in fact an innovative & highly cerebral composer who has had a considerable influence on musical thought into the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Clive, 1947-
Portrait of Mendelssohn.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003
(DLC) 2002012154
(OCoLC)50285106
Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Brown
ISBN: 9780300127867 0300127863
OCLC Number: 145464666
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 551 p.) : ill.
Contents: The man --
Multiplicity of talent --
Family background, childhood and education --
Religion and race --
Professional career --
The practical musician --
The teacher --
The composer --
Critical reception --
Posthumous reputation.
Responsibility: Clive Brown.

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Rejecting the received view of Mendelssohn as a lightweight this work draws on extensive documentary records to demonstrate that he was in fact an innovative & highly cerebral composer who has had a considerable influence on musical thought into the 20th century.

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