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Corresponding with Carlos: A Biography of Carlos Kleiber (English Edition) There S Much, Much To Kleiber Than The Myth Making At Least There Is Now, Thanks To Charles Barber S Astonishing New Book, Corresponding With Carlos A Biography Of Carlos Kleiber Charles Had A Unique Relationship With Kleiber As A Conducting Student At Stanford University, With Dazzling Boldness And Naivety, He Wrote To Kleiber Out Of The Blue And Said He Wanted To Study With Him The Key Was Barber S Use Of Humour And Irony To Attempt To Elicit A Response From Kleiber It Worked Barber Never Formally Became A Student Of Kleiber S Nobody Ever Did , But From Until The Maestro S Death, He Corresponded With The Supposedly Unknowable Carlos, And As Well As Vivid Account Of Kleiber S Life, Barber S Book Publishes Pretty Well The Complete Letters He Received And They Re A Revelation Kleiber Proves As Virtuosically Funny And Self Deprecating As He Was Incandescent On The PodiumBarber S Book Does Than Any Other I Know To Simultaneously Reveal The Truth Behind The Kleiber Myths And To Illuminate The Deeper Mystery Of How His Recordings And Films Continue To Have Such A Talismanic Power This Is A Brilliant Summary Of Kleiber S Way Of Making Music The Guardian Barber Is Artistic Director Of City Opera Vancouver, With A Longstanding, Busy Career In California Music Life, Including Contributions To Classical Voice Corresponding With Carlos A Biography Of Carlos Kleiber Offers Unique Insights Into How Kleiber Worked This Biography Considers His Singular Aesthetic, His Playful And Often Erudite Sense Of Humor, His Reputation For Perfectionism, His Much Studied Baton Technique, And The Famous Concert And Opera Performances He Conducted It Explores The Great Conductor S Musical Lineage And The Contemporary Contexts In Which He Worked San Francisco Classical Voice Once The Book Turns From Biographical Sketch To Lively Correspondence, We Get The Thrill Of Reading Hearing The Voice Of Carlos Kleiber, And All Is Light The Wall Street Journal Charles Barber S Book On Carlos Kleiber Is Fascinating, Remarquable And UnexpectedRich In Details Contains Unique Jewels As One Can Appreciate Kleiber S Encyclopedic KnowledgeWhile Charles Barber S Book Is Comprehensive, It Is Easy To Read And The Author Fascination And Respect Is Palpable At Every PageThis Is Probably The Musical Book Of The Year ConcertoNet The Classical Music Network Charles Barber S Corresponding With Carlos A Biography Of Carlos Kleiber Represents An Admiring Younger Conductor S Efforts, Begun During His Graduate Student Days, To Draw Out A Brilliant But Eccentric And Reclusive Maestro Through Multiple Layers Of Correspondence SymphonyNOW This Is Mainly A Book So Fascinating That For Once The Impossible To Put Down Cliche Is Appropriate Charles Barber Was, In , A Young Music Teacher And Conductor Who Sent A Short Letter To Kleiber, And To His Amazement Received A Reply A Few Days Later He Wanted To Be Kleiber S Student, But There Could Be No Question Of That Instead, They Became Frequent Correspondents, And All Of Kleiber S Letters Concerning Music Are Published Here, With Enough Of Barber S To Make The Exchanges IntelligibleWhat Makes Kleiber S Correspondence With Barber Especially Interesting Is That Barber Regularly Sent Kleiber Video Cassettes Of The Great Conductors, Eliciting A Deluge Of Comments On Their Style, Greatness Or Weaknesses , And Their Music Kleiber S Criticism Alternates With His Commentary On His Own Slender Repertoire And His Growing Distaste For ConductingThe First Pages Are Devoted To A Biographical Sketch, With Many Quotations From Letters Illuminating, But I Doubt Whether Many Readers Will Be Able To Resist The Temptation To Leap Ahead To The Epistolary Section BBC Music Magazine As A Musician And Old Kleiber Fan, One Cannot Resist The Temptation To Whole Heartedly Recommend This Book Teatro Colon Magazine An Artist Par Excellence , And Creativity Par Exellence Those Are The Definitions That Come To Mind When One Thinks Of Carlos Kleiber Each Time He Conducted, It Seemed That The Music Was Being Created Anew That Very Moment In All Its Greatness, Beauty And Freshness How Wonderful That Now We Have A Book About This Genius Bravo And Many Heartfelt Thanks To Dr Charles Barber For His Work Evgeny Kissin, Pianist Having Heard Most Of The World S Best Conductors In The Last Years, I Can Safely Say That None Brought So Much Passion, Energy And Exquisite Musicality And Beauty To Their Work As Did Carlos Kleiber La Boheme And Der Rosenkavalier Under His Baton At The Met Will Remain Among My Most Treasured Memories In This Fascinating Work Charles Barber Offers A Rare Glimpse Into The Enigma That Was Carlos Kleiber Valery Ryvkin, ConductorCarlos Kleiber Was The Greatest Conductor Of His Generation His Reputation Is Legendary, And Yet Astonishingly, In His Five Decades On The Podium, He Conducted Only Concerts, Some Opera Performances, And Produced Recordings How Did Someone Who Worked So Little Compared To His Peers Achieve So Much Between His Relatively Small Output And Well Known Aversion To Publicity, Many Came To Regard Kleiber As Reclusive And Remote, Bordering On Unapproachable But In A Conducting Student At Stanford University Wrote Him A Letter, And An Unusual Thing Occurred The World Renowned Conductor Replied And So Began A Year Correspondence, Study, And Friendship By MailDrawing Heavily On This Decade And A Half Exchange, Corresponding With Carlos Is The First English Language Biography Of Kleiber Ever Written Charles Barber Offers Unique Insights Into How Kleiber Worked Based On Their Long And Detailed Correspondence This Biography By One Friend Of Another Considers, Among Other Matters, Kleiber S Singular Aesthetic, His Playful And Often Erudite Sense Of Humor, His Reputation For Perfectionism, His Much Studied Baton Technique, And The Famous Concert And Opera Performances He ConductedComic And Compelling, Corresponding With Carlos Explores The Great Conductor S Musical Lineage And The Contemporary Contexts In Which He Worked It Repudiates Myths That Inevitably Crop Up Around Genius And Reflects On Kleiber S Contribution To Modern Musical Performance This Biography Is Ideal For Musicians, Scholars, And Anyone With A Special Love Of The Great Classical Music Tradition


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5 thoughts on “Corresponding with Carlos: A Biography of Carlos Kleiber (English Edition)

  1. Jjoaquín Jjoaquín says:

    Este libro es obligado para los amantes de la m sica ya que les permitir conocer o decubrir la figura genial del, para muchos, mejor director de orquesta de la historia, como as lo indica el ranquing de la BBC, donde aparece Kleiber en primer lugar, por delante de mitos como Berstein, Karajan o Toscanini Merece la pena la


  2. Jaume-Andreu SASTRE BOVER Jaume-Andreu SASTRE BOVER says:

    En mi opini n esta biograf a un tanto sui generis de Carlos Kleiber es un documento muy valioso para todos sus admiradores Se lee con inter s El libro est plagado de an cdotas, muchas de ellas desconocidas para m , de este personaje siempre misterioso y enigm tico Uno de los episodios que desconoc a era la intenci n de Deutsche G


  3. ilprofessore ilprofessore says:

    If you have seen Kleiber conducting Beethoven s 4th with the Concertgebouw on YouTube, you will have some idea of the unusual man you will meet in this book No conductor ever captured Ludwig s playfulness and joy as well as did this conductor, and those qualities are to be found in the man as well Kleiber had an Austrian father, an Ameri


  4. Mister Bookman Mister Bookman says:

    Save for its Epilogue about this later here , this book furnishes conclusive proof that Carlos Kleiber cannot be captured in print The cover of the book gives away its puzzling format and sometimes warring contents its title reads Corresponding with Carlos which it is, in that the book minus its over abundant endnotes and appendices consists al


  5. Henry Mautner Henry Mautner says:

    For anyone interested in the art of orchestral conducting or music in general or the interaction between talent and genius this is one of the most valuable and enjoyable works imaginable Charles Barber has given us a gift well, at a price But well worth it almost beyond imagining an open window into the mind of one of the greatest recreative artists of


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