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Portrait of Elgar

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The public image of Elgar as patriotic country squire was established in his lifetime, but, in reality, it concealed a highly complex, sometimes baffling, private individual. Although acquaintances found him a man of endless curiosity and good humour, his family and close friends knew him to be rather different: a prey to despair, neurotically mistrustful both of himself and of those who loved him and so damaged by the condescension and neglect of his early years
that emotionally he never recovered.

This is a reissue of the third edition of Michael Kenedy's portrait of this complexman - not an analytical survey of the music but a faithful likeness of the composer, recognizable, but at the same time a thoroughly individual interpretation of the subject.

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Author(s):
Michael Kennedy
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x138x23
EAN-13:
9780198163657
Edition:
3rd Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780198163657
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
393
Publisher:
Clarendon Press

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The public image of Elgar as patriotic country squire was established in his lifetime, but, in reality, it concealed a highly complex, sometimes baffling, private individual. Although acquaintances found him a man of endless curiosity and good humour, his family and close friends knew him to be rather different: a prey to despair, neurotically mistrustful both of himself and of those who loved him and so damaged by the condescension and neglect of his early years
that emotionally he never recovered.

This is a reissue of the third edition of Michael Kenedy's portrait of this complexman - not an analytical survey of the music but a faithful likeness of the composer, recognizable, but at the same time a thoroughly individual interpretation of the subject.

Author(s):
Michael Kennedy
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x138x23
EAN-13:
9780198163657
Edition:
3rd Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780198163657
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
393
Publisher:
Clarendon Press

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