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Teaching genius : Dorothy DeLay and the making of a musician
Sand, Barbara Lourie.
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Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, [2000]

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240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Central Library ML423.D35 S36 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Sand, a music journalist, examines the teaching methods and personality of the first woman to have been accorded a place among history's great violin pedagogues. Her observations of DeLay in the classroom with students, as well as her interactions with parents, agents, and others, reveal that her pr

Table of Contents

Zubin Mehta
Forewordp. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introducing Miss DeLayp. 15
Part 1 Dorothy DeLay--Her Life and Legacy
1 DeLay's Life: A Limitless Sense of the Possiblep. 23
2 Teaching Geniuses: Auer, Galamian, and DeLayp. 41
Part 2 In the Studio
3 The Power of Primitive Thinkingp. 63
4 Saturday's Children: The Pre-College Kids and Their Parentsp. 73
5 The Upper School Studentsp. 95
6 The Aspen Music School: DeLay's Summer Studiop. 107
7 The Emperor's New Clothes? DeLay and Her Criticsp. 123
Part 3 The World Outside: On Stage and in Performance
8 Looking for Workp. 135
9 Prodigiesp. 147
10 Sarah Chang's Story: How to Get to Carnegie Hallp. 161
11 Itzhak Perlman's Story: Bringing Out the Bestp. 187
12 Toby Perlman's Story: Another Perspectivep. 193
13 Enormous Changes at the Last Minutep. 203
14 Postscriptp. 221
A Partial List of Dorothy DeLay's Studentsp. 227
Selected Bibliographyp. 235
Indexp. 237

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