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A portrait of Mendelssohn

Author: Clive Brown
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study weaves together an array of documents - letters, diaries, memoirs, reviews, news reports and more - to present a portrait of the composer, Felix Mendelssohn, and his work. Clive Brown  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biografías
Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Brown
ISBN: 0300095392 9780300095395
OCLC Number: 915994495
Description: xxxiii, 551 p. : il. ; 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 --
Posthumous reputation.
Responsibility: Clive Brown.


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"This fascinating book presents a rich selection of documents concerning Mendelssohn's life and music, including some important new material." R. Larry Todd, Duke University

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