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For the Love of Music

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The power of music, the way it works on the mind and heart, remains an enticing mystery. Now two noted writers on classical music, Michael Steinberg and Larry Rothe, explore the allure of this melodious art - not in the clinical terms of social scientists - but through stories drawn from their own experience. In For the Love of Music, Steinberg and Rothe draw on a lifetime of listening to, living with, and writing about music, sharing the delights and revelatory encounters they have had with Mozart, Brahms, Stravinsky, and a host of other great (and almost-great) composers. At once highly personal and immediately accessible, their writings shed light on those who make music and those who listen to it-drawing readers into the beautiful and dangerous terrain that has meant so much to the authors. In recounting how they themselves came to love music, Steinberg and Rothe offer keys for listening. You will meet the man who created the sound of Hollywood's Golden Age and you will learn how composers have addressed issues as contemporary as AIDS and the terrorist attacks of September 11.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Steinberg, Michael and Rothe, Larry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0195370201
ISBN-13:
9780195370201
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
For the Love of Music

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The power of music, the way it works on the mind and heart, remains an enticing mystery. Now two noted writers on classical music, Michael Steinberg and Larry Rothe, explore the allure of this melodious art - not in the clinical terms of social scientists - but through stories drawn from their own experience. In For the Love of Music, Steinberg and Rothe draw on a lifetime of listening to, living with, and writing about music, sharing the delights and revelatory encounters they have had with Mozart, Brahms, Stravinsky, and a host of other great (and almost-great) composers. At once highly personal and immediately accessible, their writings shed light on those who make music and those who listen to it-drawing readers into the beautiful and dangerous terrain that has meant so much to the authors. In recounting how they themselves came to love music, Steinberg and Rothe offer keys for listening. You will meet the man who created the sound of Hollywood's Golden Age and you will learn how composers have addressed issues as contemporary as AIDS and the terrorist attacks of September 11.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Author(s):
Steinberg, Michael and Rothe, Larry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0195370201
ISBN-13:
9780195370201
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
For the Love of Music

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