The World of Music According to Starker

The World of Music According to Starker

Book - 2004
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Pianist Shigeo Neriki is the accompanist. Book jacket.
commentaries on world events, academia, and -- of course -- music that have appeared in newspapers, music periodicals, and trade magazines. Packaged with the book is a bonus CD featuring Janos Starker's last traditional cello recital that took place in Mandel Hall at the University of Chicago on May 3, 2002, and was recorded by WFMT Radio. Unavailable commercially, it includes Starker's only recording of the Strauss Sonata in F, Opus 6, as well as works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert.
writer, occasionally quirky and droll, always witty and with a pointed opinion to share. The World of Music According to Starker is a colorful autobiography spanning the author's fascinating life. From his early musical education during World War II in Hungary to his world tours, educational philosophy, and recording and pedagogical legacy, Starker takes the reader on a riveting, entertaining, and informative journey. Included in the book are several of Starker's short stories and
Janos Starker is universally acknowledged as one of the world's great musicians. Known for a flawless technique paired with expressive playing and interpretation, the Hungarian-born cellist is arguably also the premier teacher of his instrument in our time. String players flock to his masterclasses from all over the world, and cellists compete vigorously to study under him at the Indiana University School of Music. More than the consummate musician, however, Starker is also a raconteur and
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2004
ISBN: 0253344522 (cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: B STARKER
Characteristics: ix, 340 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)


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