Portrait of Elgar

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Oxford University Press, USA, Oct 29, 1987 - Music - 400 pages
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First published in 1968, this biography of Edward Elgar--one of England's foremost twentieth-century composers--paints a compelling portrait of Elgar's complex personal and musical character. For this third edition, Kennedy has added new material and incorporated recent research, shedding new light into Elgar's early years. Kennedy has also revised and expanded the list of works.

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Contents

Preface
9
Variations and theFriends pictured within
81
Disaster and Triumph
105
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

About the Author:
Michael Kennedy is director of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, music critic at the Sunday Telegraph, and the author books, including works on Elgar, Vaughan, Britten, and Mahler.

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