By F. James Rybka
InBohuslav Martinu: The Compulsion to Compose, F. James Rybka offers a documented reason behind Martinu's outstanding output: he had Asperger syndrome. certainly, Martinu is assumed to be the 1st composer ever to be documented, albeit retrospectively, with an autistic spectrum affliction. during this specified biography, Rybka follows Martinu's existence from his start in Policka, Bohemia to his composition experiences with Albert Roussel, his get away from Nazis, and his upward push as an the world over well-known composer with premieres of his works in Boston, Prague, London, and Basel.
As Rybka explains how the dynamics of Asperger Syndrome affected the composer's paintings, readers will extra absolutely have fun with Martinu's accomplishments and legacy. Containing vital letters and pictures, this ebook will motivate and tell these impacted by means of autism yet can also be of curiosity to song students and scholars alike.
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Bohuslav Martinu: The Compulsion to Compose by F. James Rybka