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Mozart's starling / Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Author/Creator:
Haupt, Lyanda Lynn author.
Publication:
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Composers -- Austria -- Biography.
Starlings.
Human-animal relationships.
Composers.
Austria.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Summary:
Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.
Contents:
Prelude: A plague of inspiration
One: The starling of Seattle
Two: Mozart and the musical thief
Three: Uninvited guests
Four: What the starling said
Five: The starling of Vienna
Six: How the starling knew
Seven: Chomsky's starling
Interlude: The heart of time for birds and Mozart
Eight: Birds of a feather
Nine: Mozart's ear and the music of the spheres
Finale: Three funerals and a flight of fancy
Coda.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276).
ISBN:
9780316370899
0316370894
OCLC:
978270721