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Portrait of Walton

Portrait of Walton( )
Author: Kennedy, Michael
ISBN:978-0-19-315418-6
Publication Date:Aug 1989
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Displaced by Britten and later by Tippett after failing to fulfill the promise of his early masterpieces, composer William Walton was once regarded as a promising experimentalist and successor to Elgar. Here, Kennedy illuminates the complex and contradictory personality of Walton, whose moods ranged from self-critical, depressive, and jealous to witty, generous, and forgiving. Drawing on the composer's correspondence with friends and colleagues--including Britten, Malcolm Arnold, and...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.69 x 8.85 x 1.13 Inches
Book Weight:1.378 Pounds



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