Item description for Dvorak (Life&Times) by Kurt Honolka, Anne Wyburd, Manfred Mayrhofer, Charles Gertmenian, Denise Frank, Angela L. Coe, Open University & B. Teissier...
This is the first biography of the famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, to be published in English in more than a decade, released on the centenary of his death. Kurt Honolka tells the story of Dvorak's life amidst the political and social tensions of the Astro-Hungarian Empire in the twilight of its power. Honolka sets the scene for Dvorak's "American" music and his return from the United States, providing a context for his most famous work, the Ninth Symphony From the New World.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2005
Publisher Haus Publishing
ISBN 1904341527 ISBN13 9781904341529
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More About Kurt Honolka, Anne Wyburd, Manfred Mayrhofer, Charles Gertmenian, Denise Frank, Angela L. Coe, Open University & B. Teissier
Kurt Honolka, musical author and critic, worked for the Stuttgarter Nachrichten. As a translator and reviser of operas, songs and choral works, particularly by Smetana, Janacek and Dvorak, he was a committed spokesman for classical and contemporary Czech music.