The Life of Elgar
Hardcover. 238 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.7in. x 0.9in.This new biography of Elgar draws on letters and documents which have become available over the last twenty-five years. Michael Kennedy, a leading scholar of British music as well as a distinguished musical biographer, uses the new material (including Elgars vast personal correspondence) to analyze the composers complex personality. Elgars letters reveal his unpredictable swings of mood, from gaiety and a fondness for puns to morose self-pity and a feeling that he was not wanted. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521810760
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'The author ? writes with a great sympathy for his subject, as well as a love for his music ? [his] wide-ranging knowledge gives this thoroughly enjoyable biography a cultural depth which enriches one's understanding of the life and work of this complicated musical genius and English gentleman.' Contemporary Review
'Michael Kennedy's elegantly written volume is full of interesting and sagacious comments on Elgar's compositions ?'. The Sunday Telegraph
Title: The Life of Elgar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Hardcover
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