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Ernst von Dohnányi [electronic resource] : a song of life / by Ilona von Dohnányi ; edited by James A. Grymes.

Author/Creator:
Dohnányi, Ilona von, 1909-1988.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (266 p.)
Subjects:
Composers -- Hungary -- Biography.
Pianists -- Hungary -- Biography.
Dohnányi, Ernő, 1877-1960.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
""... a rare kind of biography and autobiography: a clear and elegant exposition of fact, as well as a humane portrait of a great piano virtuoso, composer, teacher, and democratic soul, as told to and seen through the eyes of one close to him."" -- Mark MitchellErnst von Dohnányi (1877--1960) was one of the most highly respected musicians of his time. The young Dohnányi enjoyed an international prestige that brought him into contact with such 19th-century masters as Johannes Brahms and Eugà ̈ne
Contents:
CONTENTS; EDITOR'S PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PROLOGUE 1877...1894; ONE 1894...1897; TWO 1897...1905; THREE 1905...1919; FOUR 1919...1936; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIVE 1937...1944; SIX 1944...1946; SEVEN 1946...1948; EIGHT 1948...1949; NINE 1949...1953; EPILOGUE 1954...1960; APPENDICES; Appendix A. Selected Correspondence; Appendix B. Dohnányi's Lectures at Ohio University; Appendix C. Selected Articles; Appendix D. Works List; INDEX; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes list of works: p. [235]-244.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Grymes, James A.
ISBN:
1-282-06286-7
9786612062865
0-253-10928-0
OCLC:
70754021
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