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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: 780.92 Haupt
Author: Haupt, Lyanda Lynn,
Title: Mozart's starling /
Summary, etc. note: Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.

International Standard Book Number: 9780316370899
International Standard Book Number: 0316370894
System control number: (OCoLC)ocn978270721
System control number: (OCoLC)978270721
Canceled/invalid control number: (OCoLC)958781350
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: lccopycat
Geographic area code: e-au---
Classification number: ML410.M9
Item number: H178 2017
Edition number: 23
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 780.92
Classification number: B
Classification number: 598.863
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Date of publication: 2017
: New York :
: Little, Brown and Company,
: [2017]
: ?2017
Extent: x, 277 pages : 24 cm.
Other physical details: illustrations ;
Dimensions: 22 cm
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General note: "May 2017"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276).
Formatted contents note: Prelude: A plague of inspiration -- The starling of Seattle -- Mozart and the musical thief -- Uninvited guest, unexpected wonder -- What the starling said -- The starling of Vienna -- How the starling knew -- Chomsky's starling -- Interlude: The heart of time for birds and Mozart -- Birds of a feather -- Mozart's ear and the music of the spheres -- Finale: Three funerals and a flight of fancy -- Coda.
Summary, etc. note: "On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version of the theme from his Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major. Sensing a kindred spirit in the plucky young bird, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet. For three years, the starling lived with Mozart, influencing his work and serving as his companion, distraction, consolation, and muse. More than two centuries later, starlings are reviled by even the most compassionate conservationists. A nonnative, invasive species, they overrun sensitive habitats, outcompete local birds for nest sites and food, and decimate crops. A seasoned birder and naturalist, Lyanda Lynn Haupt is well versed in the difficult and often strained relationships these birds have with other species and the environment. But after rescuing a baby starling of her own, Haupt found herself enchanted by the same intelligence and playful spirit that had so charmed her favorite composer. In Mozart's Starling, Haupt explores the unlikely and remarkable bond between one of history's most cherished composers and one of earth's most common birds. The intertwined stories of Mozart's beloved pet and Haupt's own starling provide an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, the secret world of starlings, and the nature of creative inspiration. A blend of natural history, biography, and memoir, Mozart's Starling is a tour de force that awakens a surprising new awareness of our place in the world."--Jacket.
Source of acquisition: B & T 02/05/2018
Purchase price: $ 27.00
: (OCoLC)fst00050702
Source of heading or term: fast
Personal name: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,
Personal name: Haupt, Lyanda Lynn.
Personal name: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus,
Dates associated with a name: 1756-1791.
Dates associated with a name: 1756-1791.
: (OCoLC)fst00871620
: (OCoLC)fst00963482
: (OCoLC)fst01131641
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: fast
Source of heading or term: fast
Source of heading or term: fast
Subject: Starlings
Subject: Human-animal relationships.
Subject: Birdsongs.
Subject: Creative thinking.
Subject: Composers
Subject: Starlings.
Subject: Composers
Subject: Composers
Subject: Human-animal relationship.
Subject: Birds
Subject: MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical.
Subject: NATURE / Animals / Birds.
Subject: PETS / Birds.
Subject: Composers.
Subject: Human-animal relationships.
Subject: Starlings.
Form subdivision: Biography.
General subdivision: Social aspects.
General subdivision: Biography.
General subdivision: Fiction.
Geographic subdivision: Austria
Geographic subdivision: Austria.
: (OCoLC)fst01204901
Source of heading or term: fast
Geographic name: Austria.
: (OCoLC)fst01423686
Source of term: fast
Genre/form data or focus term: Biography.
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