The Resource The Beethoven obsession, Brendan Ward, (electronic resource)

The Beethoven obsession, Brendan Ward, (electronic resource)

Label
The Beethoven obsession
Title
The Beethoven obsession
Statement of responsibility
Brendan Ward
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Beethoven Obsession tells the story of how the greatest piano music ever written acquired a unique Australian voice, played on a revolutionary grand piano that shook up the conservative music establishment. It is a fast-paced drama of frustration, envy, rivalry, struggle and success, starring a self-taught child prodigy who sold condoms and contraband to advance his studies; a fanatical inventor who took apart pianos as a child to examine their 'gizzards'; and a TV cameraman who became a music entrepreneur to translate the music he loved into an Australian first. Their unorthodox, historic
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Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
786.10924
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML410.B42
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Freading eBooks
Target audience
adult
The Beethoven obsession, Brendan Ward, (electronic resource)
Label
The Beethoven obsession, Brendan Ward, (electronic resource)
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue; 1. Bodgies, Widgies {u2026}and Beethoven; 2. A very grand grand piano; 3. Destination Australie; 4. Run by Yamaha,taught by Suzuki; 5. Hawking condoms and contraband; 6. 'Not Fit for Overseas Service'; 7. Bureaucracy and the cultural cringe; 8. Rallying behind the renegade; 9. Out of tune at the Opera House; 10. The man who invented Beethoven; 11. The big, goofy guy; 12. 'Oh no {u2026} fuckin' old repertoire!'; 13. Recording Beethoven the Australian way; 14. From the sublime to the profane; 15. Beethoven has the last word; 16. 'Thirteen down, only nineteen to go'
  • 17. Bucking the Steinway trend18. Beethoven's greatest challenge; 19. Beethoven tops the sales charts; 20. 'A high note of pure gold'; 21. Into the war zone; 22. The impact of one tiny note; 23. Orchestral manoeuvring; 24. Revealing the piano's full set of teeth; 25. Unfinished business; 26. Diabolical Diabelli; 27. Variations on the make-up of a genius; 28. Steinway's marketing muscle; 29. A perfect match; Epilogue: Reconstructing Beethoven; Acknowledgments; Notes
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ocn829929967
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1 online resource.
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742246529
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Specific material designation
remote
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