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The right place, the right time! : tales of Chicago Symphony days

Author: Donald Peck
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, ©2007.
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"From Yakuna, Washington, to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Donald Peck's journey as a flutist has been extraordinary. Here, Peck offers an insider's view of the inner workings of one of the most prestigious orchestras in the country. Peck, like many artists, did not select his path voluntarily, but rather let fate lead him to a career in music. He joined the orchestra in 1957 and was principal flutist until his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Donald.
Right place, the right time!
Bloomington : Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)639365168
Named Person: Donald Peck; Donald Peck; Donald Peck
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Peck
ISBN: 9780253349149 0253349141
OCLC Number: 77573025
Description: 173 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Music directors --
Staff conductors --
Touring the world --
"And how was the tour?" --
Guest conductors --
Learning a new language; or, the sayings of the conductors --
Nights at the opera --
Singers --
Knowing some soloists --
Making recordings --
Solo dates --
Outside jobs --
Rondo finale.
Responsibility: Donald Peck.
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Offers an insider's view of the inner workings of one of the most prestigious orchestras in the country. This is a memoir filled with stories about life on the road, making recordings, and working  Read more...

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"A valuable memoir by someone with a unique vision of what it was like to perform in an American orchestra in the 20th century." Mary Ellyn Hutton, Music Writer, The Cincinnati Post

 
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