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A fiddler's tale : how Hollywood and Vivaldi discovered me
Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994.
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Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2003]

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xv, 462 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bucharest to Portland and back -- I become a violinist -- New York and Kneisel -- More Kneisel--Auer--graduation--chamber music -- The Musical Art Quartet is launched : I become an art collector -- The Musical Art Quartet -- In Baltimore and Capri with the Musical Art Quartet -- Paris! -- Italian concerts : encore Paris -- "The real thing" : romance and Annette -- Together in Europe : our honeymoon -- Hometown triumph and California here we come! -- The goal : Los Angeles -- Hollywood : the golden years -- Another aspect of Hollywood--art and music : William Grant Still--Darius Milhaud -- Bernard Herrmann--another view : other friends, Anthony Collins--Herrmann's rebirth and apotheosis -- Concert opportunities--Works Progress Administration : music--art--theater--trail-blazing -- Vivaldi discovers me--we meet Francis Poulenc--historic recordings -- En route to France via Honolulu -- En route to Venice via Zurich--after visiting Poulenc -- Unfinished business : meeting Malipiero -- Brussels con moto : Paris recordings--arrival in Brussels--fateful meeting with Paul Collaer -- More Poulenc, more Brussels : Paris premiere of Il cimento dell'armonica e dell'invenzione -- Introducing Vivaldi to America : Opus 9 reveals another masterpiece--the Paris premier of La cetra -- Unexpected North African tour : Paries friends -- We meet Samuel Barber in San Francisco--drama in Holland : friendships with artists -- South American adventures -- Utrecht recordings--war crimes--search for Spohr -- Paris--the survivor--Maryan -- London adventures in music and art -- Northern exposure -- Miracle in Milan : recording in Paris -- Return to Los Angeles : Korngold Memorial Concert -- Adventures behind the iron curtain -- Recordings at last--the Lebduska mystery -- Cousin Mico Kaufman, sculptor -- The dybbuk--a devil to produce -- From Sicily to Tahiti -- Hazardous travel -- Postscript / by Annette Kaufman.
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ML418.K28 A3 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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