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Schubert and his world : a biographical dictionary

Author: H P Clive
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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This lively, fascinating book is the first of its kind on Schubert. It appears at a time when interest in Schubert's life and compositions is greater than ever, and its publication coincides with the celebration of the bicentenary of Schubert's birth in 1797. The book opens with a chronicle of the composer's life, followed by more than 300 biographical entries on Schubert's friends and acquintances, and on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Clive, H.P.
Schubert and his world.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)654692049
Named Person: Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H P Clive
ISBN: 019816582X 9780198165828 0135740398 9780135740392
OCLC Number: 34958721
Description: xxvi, 310 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimile, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: I. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION. 1. You Bet Your Life: Life -History Strategies in Fluctuating Environments, Steve Ellner, North Carolina State University. 2. The Evolution of Species' Niches: Population Dynamic Perspectives, Robert D. Holt and Richard Gomulkiewicz. 3. Reflections on Models of Epidemics Triggered by the Case of Phocine Distemper Virus Among, Odo Diekmann. 4. Simple Representations of Biomass Dynamics in Structured Populations, R.M. Nisbet, E. McCauley, W.S.C. Gurney, W.W. Murloch, and A.M. de Roos. 5.Ancestral Inference from DNA Sequence Data, Simon Tavare. II. CELL BIOLOGY. 6. Signal Transduction and Second Messenger Systems, Hans Othmer. 7 The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle: Molecules - Mechanisms and Mathematical Models, John Tyson, Kathy Chen, and Bela Novak. 8 Mathamatical Models of Hematopoietic Cell Replication and Control, Michael Mackey. 9 Oscillations and Multistability in Delayed Feedback Control, John Milton and Jennifer Foss. 10 Calcium and Membrane Potential Oscillations with Applications to Insulin- Secreting Pancreatic Beta-Cells, Arthur Sherman. III. PHYSIOLOGY. 11. Mathamatical Modeling of Muscle Crossbridge Mechanics, Edward Pate. 12. THe Topology of Phase Resetting and the Entertainment of Limit Cycles, Leon Glass. 13. Modeling the Interaction of Cardiac Muscle with Strong Electric Fields, Wanda Krassowska. 14. Fluid Dynamics and Fiber Architecture of the Heart and its Valves, Charles S. Peskin and David M. McQueen. 15. Bioconvection, N.A. Hill. A. Age Structured Models, Frederick R. Alder. B. Qualitative Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations, Mark A. Lewis and Hans G. Othmer. C. An Introduction to Partial Differential Equations, Hans G. Othmer. Author/Editor Index. Subject Index. List of Contributors. Colophon.
Responsibility: Peter Clive.
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Music fans hooked on reference books will have a ball on this one. Alan Blakelock, Piano covers a very wide range of persons who either knew and worked with Schubert, or have materially contributed Read more...

 
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