Mendelssohn: A Self-Portrait

David Whitwell has drawn together a valuable collection of Mendelssohn’s own intimate revelations on his personality, his character and his health. Here as well the reader will find Mendelssohn’s personal insights on his own musical studies, his creative process and on some of his compositions. Mendelssohn has also left fascinating first-hand observations on other pianists, composers and personalities whom he knew.

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