Believe Your Ears: Life of a Lyric Composer (Hardcover)

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Believe Your Ears is the memoir of composer Kirke Mechem, whose unorthodox path to music provides a fascinating narrative. Along the way, readers will meet Dimitri Shostakovich, Wallace Stegner, Billie Jean King, The Grateful Dead, Benjamin Britten, Bill Tilden, and Aaron Copland--a who's who of talent in Mechem's storied career.


About the Author


Kirke Mechem is the composer of some 250 published titles, most notably four operas and many orchestral and vocal works that have graced the stages of opera houses and symphony halls throughout the world. He is commonly referred to as the "dean of American choral music." His opera Tartuffe has been performed more than 400 times in six countries.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781442250765
ISBN-10: 1442250763
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: July 9th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English