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Hand in Hand with Joaquin Rodrigo: My Life at the Maestro's Side
     

Hand in Hand with Joaquin Rodrigo: My Life at the Maestro's Side

by Victoria Kamhi de Rodrigo, Ellen Wilkerson
 

Composer Joaquín Rodrigo's music is an homage to the rich and varied cultures of Spain, from the ancient Roman conquerors of Iberia to modern Spanish poets and writers. The blind composer was assisted and inspired by his talented wife, pianist Victoria Kamhi, who shares their story in this charming memoir. She tells of the unique life they shared together and

Overview

Composer Joaquín Rodrigo's music is an homage to the rich and varied cultures of Spain, from the ancient Roman conquerors of Iberia to modern Spanish poets and writers. The blind composer was assisted and inspired by his talented wife, pianist Victoria Kamhi, who shares their story in this charming memoir. She tells of the unique life they shared together and the influence music had on them as well as the struggles and joys of their personal lives that were inevitably written back into the music itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935480511
Publisher:
Latin American Literary Review Press
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Series:
Discoveries Series
Pages:
367
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Victoria Kamhi de Rodrigo was a Turkish pianist and pupil of Lalewicz, Lévy, and Viñes. She also served as the copyist, adaptor, and cocreator of Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo, who was her husband. Ellen Wilkerson is a translator.

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