New Worlds of Dvorak: Searching in America for the Composer's Inner Life
Michael BeckermanISBN: 0393047067; 9780393047066;
Book DescriptionA forceful reinterpretation of the composer's personality and work. Focusing on Dvorak's three-year stay in the United States, this book explores the world behind the public legend, concluding that the composer suffered from a debilitating and previously unexplored anxiety disorder. Readers of this book will gain a rich view of Dvorak that will deepen their understanding of his works, especially his Symphony From the New World. Audio compact disc included; 16 pages ofb/w illustrations.