Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death Paul Robertson

Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death

Author: Paul Robertson
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Book Title
Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death
Author
Paul Robertson
ISBN
9780571331901
In 2008, the renowned violinist Paul Robertson suffered a ruptured aorta. After dying momentarily on the operating table, he remained in a coma for many weeks. During this time, he experienced visions which afforded him a profound insight into the relationship between music and the mind. When he awoke, he found his understanding of the world - and beyond - fundamentally altered. This surprising and rewarding memoir offers a singular perspective on creative endeavor: the rigors of learning, the challenges of performance and the spiritual nourishment that drives us on. It is a poignant and wise book that draws on a lifetime's experiences, in both life and death.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Paul RobertsonPublisher: Faber & FaberPublished: 11/02/2017ISBN: 9780571331901Pages: 240Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 7.70h x 5.10w x 0.80d
In 2008, the renowned violinist Paul Robertson suffered a ruptured aorta. After dying momentarily on the operating table, he remained in a coma for many weeks. During this time, he experienced visions which afforded him a profound insight into the relationship between music and the mind. When he awoke, he found his understanding of the world - and beyond - fundamentally altered.

This surprising and rewarding memoir offers a singular perspective on creative endeavor: the rigors of learning, the challenges of performance and the spiritual nourishment that drives us on. It is a poignant and wise book that draws on a lifetime's experiences, in both life and death.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paul Robertson
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published: 11/02/2017
ISBN: 9780571331901
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.10w x 0.80d
In 2008, the renowned violinist Paul Robertson suffered a ruptured aorta. After dying momentarily on the operating table, he remained in a coma for many weeks. During this time, he experienced visions which afforded him a profound insight into the relationship between music and the mind. When he awoke, he found his understanding of the world - and beyond - fundamentally altered.

This surprising and rewarding memoir offers a singular perspective on creative endeavor: the rigors of learning, the challenges of performance and the spiritual nourishment that drives us on. It is a poignant and wise book that draws on a lifetime's experiences, in both life and death.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paul Robertson
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published: 11/02/2017
ISBN: 9780571331901
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.10w x 0.80d