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The Resource A passionate journey : a memoir, Robert Mann

A passionate journey : a memoir, Robert Mann

Label
A passionate journey : a memoir
Title
A passionate journey
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Robert Mann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Growing up as an outdoorsy, nature-loving child in Portland, Oregon, Robert Mann wanted to be a forest ranger, but it was violin lessons--and his parents' encouragement--that ultimately launched him on a remarkable journey that would span a lifetime and five continents as he pursued his passion for classical music as a violinist, composer, conductor, and teacher. In this fascinating and far-ranging memoir, he looks back at the struggles and triumphs of that journey, as well as the unique insights and experiences he's gained along the way. From their beginnings in 1947, the Juilliard String Quartet set out to play new music as if it had been composed long ago, and to play a classical piece as if it had just been written. At first, the fledging combo struggled to compete with the more established European string quartets, while also coping with the inevitable difficulties of trying to blend four singular personalities and talents into a harmonious whole, but by the time Mann retired from the group some fifty-one years later, the Julliard String Quartet had played close to six thousand concerts on every continent except Africa and Antarctica and become an enduring, beloved institution in American music. They won three Grammys for their recordings, while sharing their distinctive sound with such notable figures as Glenn Gould, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and even Albert Einstein. A Passionate Journey is a collection of both spoken and written words in the form of essays, letters, lectures, and transcribed interviews from various times in his life. Together they offer an engrossing glimpse into a life filled with musical milestones and into the fascinating mind of a musical giant"--Amazon
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2018,
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mann, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML418.M36
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mann, Robert
  • Mann, Robert
  • Juilliard String Quartet
  • Violinists
  • Composers
  • Conductors (Music)
Target audience
adult
Label
A passionate journey : a memoir, Robert Mann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780997530445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1003705386
  • (OCoLC)1003705386
  • 2338634
Label
A passionate journey : a memoir, Robert Mann
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780997530445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1003705386
  • (OCoLC)1003705386
  • 2338634

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