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A Devil to Play: One Man's Year-Long Quest to Master the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument, Rees, Jasper

A Devil to Play: One Man's Year-Long Quest to Master the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument

Authors: Rees, Jasper
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: MUS037120, BIO026000, MUS000000, MUS037000
ISBN: 9780061979712, Related ISBNs: 0061979716, 9780061626623, 9780061979712
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A charming and deeply funny memoir of musical obsession, A Devil to Play is the story of Jasper Rees, a man who unearths his childhood French horn, and begins a quixotic but obsessively serious challenge: to play a Mozart concerto—alone—for a paying audience within one year’s time. It’s an endearing, inspiring tale of perseverance and achievement, relayed masterfully, one side-splittingly off-key note at a time.

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