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Author Mann, Robert, 1920-2018.
Title A passionate journey : a memoir / Robert Mann.
Publication Info. Bridgehampton, NY : East End Press, [2018]
©2018
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  780.92 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 320 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Part I. The early years -- Early life. Mr Hurlimann ; Wanting to be a chamber musician ; New York and the Institute of Musical Art ; The discipline of chamber music -- Naumburg competition -- Army years -- Part II. Quartet life -- The Juilliard String Quartet is born. Tempi and contemporary music ; Playing in a string quartet -- Mentors. Felix Salmond ; Eugene Lehner -- Family. Lucy ; Family travels ; Traveling with children ; Family concerts -- Musical journeys. Germany and Hanns Eisler ; Frankfurt ; Italy ; Russia and Gerda ; South America and Lucy ; Aspen, Colorado -- Tools of the trade. The Strad -- Part III. Relationships -- Composers and recordings. Arnold Schoenberg ; Elliott Carter ; Aaron Copland and Lukas Foss ; Béla Bartók and Peter Bartók ; Columbia Records ; Glenn Gould ; Grammy Awards -- Luminaries. Oscar Kokoschka ; Willem de Kooning ; Albert Einstein ; Dudley Moore ; Leonard Bernstein ; Menuhin, Ricci, and Stern ; Itzhak Perlman ; Seiji Ozawa ; Modern Jazz Quartet, John Lewis, Billy Taylor ; The Smothers Brothers television show -- Part IV. Looking back -- Renaissance Mann. Teaching ; Conducting ; Composing -- Musings -- Leaving the Juilliard String quartet after 51 years -- Part V. Remarks from coaching sessions -- Michigan State University -- Part VI. Letters to Lisa -- Selected letters: Asia tour Spring 1961 -- Part VII. Coda -- Creative expressions -- Photo gallery -- Aspen Institute Lecture: The cold war between Apollonia and Dionysia -- Aspen Institute Lecture: Mencius and the late Beethoven String Quartet -- Excerpt from Allan Kozinn interview -- Juilliard String Quartet family tree.
Subject Mann, Robert, 1920-2018.
Mann, Robert, 1920-2018 -- Friends and associates.
Juilliard String Quartet.
Violinists -- Biography.
Composers -- Biography.
Conductors (Music) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780997530445 (pbk.)
0997530448 (pbk.)