Written by one of his former students, this book for musicians and music lovers recounts the life and career of cellist Janos Starker. Geeting (cello, California Lutheran U.) describes early influences on Starker, his teaching career, which began at the age of twelve, and his performances and recordings. The volume includes testimonies from friends and students, such as George Lang, Victor Aitay, Aldo Parisot, and Maria Kliegel, as well as some of his memories and cartoons and fiction stories he has written. The CD contains recordings by Geeting of Jewish cello music by Bloch and Bruch. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Joyce Geeting, D.M.A. has performed concerts as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe for the past thirty years. In addition, she maintains a class of twenty-five students, aiding these young cellists in their musical development, and teaching part-time at California Lutheran University. She plays a 235 year-old cello made by J.E Betts, Royal London Exchange with an "extraordinarily exquisite tone"(Oregon Statesman).Synopsis:
"Janos Starker, King of Cellists, The Making of an Artist", is written from the standpoint of one who has studied the man, his music, his teaching, and his relationships to discover the influences that shaped who he is, a fantastic cellist, recording artist, and teacher of the instrument. He is one who has made an indelible impact on the world of music.
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Book Description Cmp Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110975473409
Book Description Cmp Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Pap/Com. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0975473409