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Author Brown, Clive, 1947-

Title A portrait of Mendelssohn / Clive Brown.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 551 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-540) and index.
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.
Summary Rejecting the received view of Mendelssohn as a lightweight this work draws on extensive documentary records to demonstrate that he was in fact an innovative & highly cerebral composer who has had a considerable influence on musical thought into the 20th century.
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Subject Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Composers -- Germany -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Brown, Clive, 1947- Portrait of Mendelssohn. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003 0300095392 9780300095395 (DLC) 2002012154 (OCoLC)50285106
ISBN 9780300127867 (electronic bk.)
0300127863 (electronic bk.)
9780300095395 (alk. paper)
0300095392 (alk. paper)