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Schumann : the faces and the masks / Judith Chernaik.

Author/Creator:
Chernaik, Judith, author.
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
Composers -- Germany -- Biography.
Composers.
Germany.
Local subjects:
Composers -- Germany -- Biography. (search)
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Biographies.
Summary:
Traces the life and music of the major composer and key figure of Romanticism, who has been the subject of major controversy since his early death in a mental asylum.
Contents:
Childhood and youth: 1810-1930
Leipzig book of life: Leipzig, 1831-1832
Reversals, renewals: Leipzig, 1833-1834
An even more important year: Leipzig, 1835
Wieck on the warpath: Leipzig, 1836
Love confirmed: Leipzig, May 1837-September 1837
New worlds: Leipzig, October 1837-October 1838
Toward the future: October 1838-May 1839
Final court battle: Leipzig, June 1839-August 1840
"With her forever": Leipzig, September 1840-1842
In conflict, in harmony: Leipzig, 1842-1844
Collapse and recovery: Dresden, December 1844-1847
Returning health, high ambitions: Dresden, 1848-August 1850
Music director in the Rhineland: Düsseldorf, September 1850-September 1853
Final crisis: Düsseldorf, October 1853-February 1854
The mind stripped bare: Endenich, 4 March 1854-29 July 1856
Afterword: Medical diagnosis of Schumann's illness.
Notes:
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
LCCN in CIP is 2017061535.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-327) and indexes.
Other format:
Online version: Chernaik, Judith. Schumann.
ISBN:
9780451494467
0451494466
OCLC:
1017579101