[Reading] ➮ And Music at the Close: Stravinsky's Last Years, a Personal Memoir ➶ Lillian Libman – Escortkibris724.live

[Reading] ➮ And Music at the Close: Stravinsky's Last Years, a Personal Memoir ➶ Lillian Libman – Escortkibris724.live
  • Hardcover
  • And Music at the Close: Stravinsky's Last Years, a Personal Memoir
  • Lillian Libman
  • English
  • 01 March 2019
  • 9780393021134

And Music at the Close: Stravinsky's Last Years, a Personal MemoirIn Contrast To The Public Image Of Igor Stravinsky As A Continually Biting Witty Figure, The Author Shows Us At Close Range How The Great Composer Pursued His Beloved Work While Fulfilling The Many Obligations Of Both His Public Private Lives From 1959 Until Stravinsky S Death In 1971, The Author Was Privileged To Work Closely With This Extraordinary Man First As Personal Manager Press Representative, Later As Sometimes His Secretary, Occasionally His Cook, His Valet, His Seamstress, Frequently His Chauffeur, Very Often His Companion Before His Final Illness, His Nurse The Author Tells Of Stravinsky S Daily Life At Home In Hollywood, His Family Circle, His Friend, Robert Craft, His Travels, Concerts, Recordings, Battles Against Advancing Age Illness In Addition To The Text, There Are Several Photos Included.


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    P.186 When I unpacked for him, Stravinsky explored the dresser and found a Gideon Bible lying on its surface It was open to Psalm 38 He regarded me with wonder See here imagine here in this wilderness, these people know me Look and he pointed to the lines But I as a deaf man heard not and I was as a dumb man who openeth not his mouth which provide one of the texts for the Symphony of Psalms Not for one moment did it occur to him that this might be a coincidence, and I confess that I too was somewhat startled, for I had telephoned the management in advance for rooms and explained who was coming in order to justify the list of requirements that customarily accompanied such reservations Robert s approach was mundane, however, and at dinner he dwelt at length on Gideon Bibles, their universal presence in all hotels, and the absurdity of considering that the Holiday Inns were staffed with moonlighting musicologists from the Institute of Advanced Study Nevertheless, Stravinsky was indifferent to this hard realism and went to sleep with that open Bible on his night table, his eyeglass resting on verses 12 and 13.P 370 One of the exercises devised to keep Stravinsky close to everyone else s life was the signing of correspond...

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