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Author Haupt, Lyanda Lynn, author.

Title Mozart's starling / Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 MOZART,W HAU    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    92 MOZART,W HAU    Available
Edition First edition.
Description x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "May 2017"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276).
Contents Prelude: A plague of inspiration -- One: The starling of Seattle -- Two: Mozart and the musical thief -- Three: Uninvited guest, unexpected wonder -- 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Haupt, Lyanda Lynn.
Starlings -- Social aspects.
Human-animal relationships.
Creative thinking.
Composers -- Austria -- Biography.
ISBN 9780316370899

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