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Composers' Letters

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In COMPOSERS' LETTERS Jan Fielden sets out to put a human voice to the composers whose music has become such a central part of our world. Here, Mozart describes the tribulations and the fun of touring as a soloist in the 18th century; Schumann tells Clara Wieck of the first disastrous meeting with her father; Berlioz writes to Mendelssohn and calls him 'Big Chief'; Verdi personally refunds the ticket of a disappointed member of the audience of Aida; and Benjamin Britten gives advice to a young composer.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874572755
ISBN-13:
9781874572756
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
Marginalia

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In COMPOSERS' LETTERS Jan Fielden sets out to put a human voice to the composers whose music has become such a central part of our world. Here, Mozart describes the tribulations and the fun of touring as a soloist in the 18th century; Schumann tells Clara Wieck of the first disastrous meeting with her father; Berlioz writes to Mendelssohn and calls him 'Big Chief'; Verdi personally refunds the ticket of a disappointed member of the audience of Aida; and Benjamin Britten gives advice to a young composer.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874572755
ISBN-13:
9781874572756
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
Marginalia

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