Mourning de Pachmann: The Quest for the Spirit of Chopin

Mourning de Pachmann: The Quest for the Spirit of Chopin

by Carl Abbott

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ISBN-13: 9780761857457
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Carl Abbott is a semi-retired physician who graduated with a MD degree from Dalhousie University Medical School in 1959. He obtained his FRCPC in internal medicine in 1965 and has practiced endocrinology in Halifax, NS since then. His interests include painting with watercolors, music, and the maladies of musicians and composers from the past.

Table of Contents

Who’s Who
Acknowledgments
Foreword

Chapter One An army of cripples
Chapter Two Speak nothing but good
Chapter Three No disputing about tastes
Chapter Four The best possible introduction
Chapter Five Woman is ever changeable
Chapter Six A pleasing countenance
Chapter Seven The Lord’s day
Chapter Eight Believe you have it
Chapter Nine Seize the opportunity
Chapter Ten The pure in heart
Chapter Eleven Yield not to misfortunes
Chapter Twelve The naked truth
Chapter Thirteen The comedy is finished
Chapter Fourteen Small beginnings
Chapter Fifteen Holy ground
Chapter Sixteen Gross negligence
Chapter Seventeen To err is human
Chapter Eighteen With equanimity
Chapter Nineteen Memory that is not love
Chapter Twenty Abuse of the best things
Chapter Twenty-One By faith, not by arms
Chapter Twenty-Two Great stress on little things
Chapter Twenty-Three Others of the same sort
Chapter Twenty-Four To know all things
Chapter Twenty-Five Let them hate me
Chapter Twenty-Six Fortune favours the bold
Chapter Twenty-Seven Gentle in manner
Chapter Twenty-Eight Wisdom of the heart
Chapter Twenty-Nine In those very words
Chapter Thirty Love is blind
Chapter Thirty-One The essence of life
Chapter Thirty-Two The everlasting memory
Chapter Thirty-Three The renewal of love
Epilogue

Bibliography
Biography

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