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On wings of song ; a biography of Felix Mendelssohn / Wilfred Blunt.


New York : Scribner, [1974] .
ISBN 9780684136332, 0684136333

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Subjects Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Description 288 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-281).
Summary A biography including 31 full-page color plates of oil paintings and watercolors, to black-and-white reproductions of photographs and pencil drawings.
Contents I. Youth 1809-1829 : 1. Moses and Abraham Mendelssohn -- 2. Two clever children -- 3. A visit to Weimar -- 4. 1822 -- 5. 1823-1824 -- 6. The judgment of Paris 1825 -- 7. A triumph, a failure and a holiday 1826-1827 -- 8. From Durer to Bach 1828-1829.
II. Travel 1829-1832 : 9. England 1829 -- 10. Scotland and Wales 1829 -- 11. The return of the native 1829-1830 -- 12. A winter in Rome 1830-1831 -- 13. A walking tour in Switzerland 1831 -- 14. Paris and London 1831-1832.
III. Maturity 1833-1847 : 15. A prophet not without honor 1833 -- 16. Dusseldorf 1833-1835 -- 17. Courtship and marriage 1835-1837 -- 18. Leipzig: music and family life 1837-1839 -- 19. Leipzig: a busy year 1840 -- 20. Berlin 1841 -- 21. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 1842 -- 22. Retreat from Berlin 1842-1844 -- 23. Jenny Lind 1845-1846 -- 24. Elijah 1846 -- 25. Tired, very tired 1846-1847.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)983697
(OCoLC)ocm00983697
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Blunt, Wilfrid, 1901-1987.
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