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|Named Person:||Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xxxiii, 551 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|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 --
"Brown discusses Mendelssohn's family background and education; the role of religion and race in his life and reputation; his experiences as practical musician (pianist, organist, string player, conductor) and as teacher and composer; the critical reception of his works; and the vicissitudes of his posthumous reputation. The book also includes a range of hitherto unpublished sketches made by Mendelssohn."--BOOK JACKET.
- Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, -- 1809-1847.
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- Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix.