SCHUMANN: The Faces and the Masks
Offers an engrossing account of a major composer whose life and works have been the subject of intense controversy ever since his early death in a mental asylum. Drawing on archival material, Chernaik sheds new light on Schumann's life, his sexual escapades, his illegitimate child, and his courtship of his wife Clara--all which helped to produce music that speaks to the heart. Illus.
Item #: 1966685