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|Free Epub ♲ Theme and Variations: An Autobiography ⚇ A sincere, professional life story in which the German conductor, at , tells of his career in terms of his musical transformations and developments, from his early on to his mature experiences From a modest, reformed Jewish family of Berlin, his early musical inclinations were sympathetically catered to by his family At , he gave up formal education to devote himself to his career as a pianist, but conducting proved to be his real ambition, and his first engagement, at , was in Cologne There, as coach and chorus master, he found sureness in his ability Friendship and admiration for Mahler was a determining factor in his advance, and European experiences gave him an international reputation, so that he spentyears in Vienna,in Munich The revolutions in Germany brought him to slow awareness of political upheaval, but his optimism kept him from realizing how much he would be effected He know the US in thes, and found warm audiences here The Hitlerian persecution roused him to his danger, and via Switzerland he reached America, to stay permanently Throughout the record are names famous in music, events important in European history, and a vast wealth of artistic detail An honest evaluation of a professional life, a subjective examination of personal development and artistic yield, this is of special appeal for the serious musical market