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Yo-Yo Ma : a biography

Author: Jim Whiting
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2008.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores Yo-Yo Ma as both an individual and a musician, chronicling his brilliant career and personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Yo-Yo Ma; Yo-Yo Ma
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Whiting
ISBN: 9780313344879 0313344876 9780313344862 0313344868
OCLC Number: 426031008
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Description: p.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Love and war --
I want the big instrument --
Yo-Yo gets a big little viola --
A new life in New York --
High school and high anxiety --
Learning of love and a love of learning --
Cast-clad, becoming a dad, and a new strad --
Manny, grammy and in the 'hood with Mr. Rogers --
A jazz legend and farewell to a father --
Hush and happiness in small groups --
America meets Africa --
The free-range cellist --
Yo-Yo Ma and the suite life --
Bach-up close and personal --
Die Seidenstrasse --
Crossing over --
Getting up to speed on the Silk Road --
The beat goes on ... and on ... and on.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Jim Whiting.

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The preeminent cellist Yo-Yo Ma may be the world's best known classical musician, and this portrait shows how his personality and unusual background inform his music.  Read more...

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