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Robert Bory Life and Works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Pictures

First and apparently only printing out of Geneva, Switzerland. Cloth cover is worn around the edges and corners, has some discoloration, and some light stains. No dust jacket. Binding is cracked in half a dozen places, but is secure throughout. Portion of page 185/186 is cut out: approximately 3 by 5 inch piece, otherwise complete and intact. 225 pages, black and white.

This book comes from the private collection of the legendary jazz clarinetist and Jazz Hall of Fame inductee, Kenny Davern. While Kenny was best known as a jazz musician who worked with everyone from Jack Teagarden to Steve Lacy, he attributes David Weber, principal solo clarinetist with the New York City Ballet Orchestra as his most influential teacher. He and I would listen to mostly classical music when we visited and discussed the differences in interpretations by various conductors. Kenny's knowledge of classical music was encyclopaedic, particularly of the work of conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler whose works lined the walls of his music room.

Robert Bory

Genre: Classical

Condition: G

Label: Roto-Sadag Press
Date: 1948

Country: Switzerland

SKU: 21245

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