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Instrumental : a memoir of madness, medication and music, James Rhodes

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Instrumental : a memoir of madness, medication and music
Title
Instrumental
Title remainder
a memoir of madness, medication and music
Statement of responsibility
James Rhodes
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
James Rhodes' passion for music has been his absolute lifeline. It has been the thread that has held him together through a life that has encompassed pain, conflict and turmoil. Listening to Rachmaninov on a loop as a traumatised teenager or discovering an Adagio by Bach while in a hospital ward - such exquisite miracles of musical genius have helped him survive his demons, and, along with a chance encounter with a stranger, inspired him to become the renowned concert pianist he is today. This is a memoir like no other: unapologetically candid, boldly outspoken and surprisingly funny - James' prose is shot through with an unexpectedly mordant wit, even at the darkest of moments. An impassioned tribute to the therapeutic powers of music, Instrumental also weaves in fascinating facts about how classical music actually works and about the extraordinary lives of some of the great composers. It explains why and how music has the potential to transform all of our lives
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
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1975-
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Rhodes, James
Dewey number
786.2092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Rhodes, James
  • Pianists
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
Target audience
adult
Label
Instrumental : a memoir of madness, medication and music, James Rhodes
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Publication
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
281 pages.
Isbn
9781632866967
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 372513
  • (HPL)238767
  • 372513
Label
Instrumental : a memoir of madness, medication and music, James Rhodes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
281 pages.
Isbn
9781632866967
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 372513
  • (HPL)238767
  • 372513

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