Mozart's starling / Lyanda Lynn Haupt.
- ISBN: 9780316370899
- ISBN: 0316370894
- ISBN: 9780316370905
- ISBN: 0316370908
- Physical Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prelude: A plague of inspiration -- One: The starling of Seattle -- Two: Mozart and the musical thief -- Three: Uninvited guests -- Four: What the starling said -- Five: The starling of Vienna -- Six: How the starling knew -- Seven: Chomsky's starling -- Interlude: The heart of time for birds and Mozart -- Eight: Birds of a feather -- Nine: Mozart's ear and the music of the spheres -- Finale: Three funerals and a flight of fancy -- Coda.
Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.
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|Subject:||Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Composers > Austria > Biography.
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