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Mozart"s starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Mozart"s starling

by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers,
  • Social behavior in animals,
  • Starlings,
  • Starlings as pets,
  • Birdsongs,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • Creative thinking,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    A seasoned birder and naturalist, Lyanda Lynn Haupt is well versed in the difficult and often strained relationships starlings 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. 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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLyanda Lynn Haupt
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 277 pages
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238573M
    ISBN 100316370894
    ISBN 109780316370899
    LC Control Number2016954839
    OCLC/WorldCa978270721

      But Mozart loved his starling, according to Lyanda Lynn Haupt, author of her newest book, "Mozart's Starling." The starling, or Sturnus Vulgaris, was .   Mozart's Starling (Book): Haupt, Lyanda Lynn: 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."On May 27th, , Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version of the theme from his.

      In her prelude to Mozart’s Starling, Lyanda Lynn Haupt writes, “Common, invasive, aggressive, reviled. Starlings don’t just lie beneath our notice, the sentiment runs, they are actually undeserving of our notice.”. If you love birds but hate starlings, you are not alone.   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 /5(10).

      Mozart's Starling (Book): Haupt, Lyanda Lynn: On May 27th, , 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. Charming book for any music and/or bird lover. Part memoir of the author's life with a pet starling she raised from a baby with a bit of natural history thrown in and part Mozart's life with a pet starling and the influence it may have had on Mozart's music, most notably "A musical joke" and the endearing character of Papageno, the bird catcher in his opera, "The Magic Flute"/5(8).


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Mozart's Starling is a delightful look into the fascinating world of a bird I always thought was a nuisance only to find out they are mimickers capable of song and an extensive vocabulary. In researching the mystery surrounding the story of Mozart's starling the author raises her own starling to /5(96).

I loved this charming book that covers such a wide range of topics within the framework of Mozart and starlings: the ecological nightmare of starlings vs.

the endearing traits and habits of the individual starling Haupt lives with (and possibly, by extension, Mozart's little pet); Mozart's music and life situated within historical context 4/5.

" Mozart's Starling is a delightful when it died, he arranged an elaborate ceremony complete with dramatic elegy. This book is part history (the origin of North American starlings), part natural history (the habits and psychology of starlings, from both personal experience and the scientific literature), and part whimsical imagining of how 3/5(2).

Mozart's Starling is a delightful look into the fascinating world of a bird I always thought was a nuisance only to find out they are mimickers capable of song and an extensive vocabulary.

In researching the mystery surrounding the story of Mozart's starling the author raises her own starling to /5(94).

Mozart’s Starling is available in bookstores everywhere, and I am delighted to share it with you. ••• Winner of the Washington State Book Award, A “luminous wonder ” —Luis Alberto Urrea, New York Times “Mozart’s Starling is a delightful, enlightening, breathless flight.”.

Tom Huizenga: The book is called Mozart's Starling.I think that most people, even classical music fans, probably don't know that Mozart had. Mozart's Starling NPR coverage of Mozart's Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

A bird lover discovers the joys of living with a starling. One day, glimpsing a gathering of starlings outside her window, bird-watcher and naturalist Haupt (The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild,etc.) happened to recall that Mozart kept a pet starling, a choice that seemed to her ngs, she reveals, are among the most “reviled” birds: invasive Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Haupt tells the story of both birds in “Mozart’s Starling” and joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about the book.

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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.

The images that appear in the header photos for this website were taken on the desk in my studiohome base for the writing of my five books: Mozart's Starling, published by Little, Brown, Winner, Washington State Book Award, A 'luminous wonder." -Luis Alberto Urrea, The New York Times “Mozart’s Starling is a delightful.

Mozart's Starling (Book): Haupt, Lyanda Lynn: 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.

Mozart's Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). Mozart’s Starling – How Starling Influenced Mozart In His Music Pieces.

What may be less familiar to you is that Mozart was also a lover of nature and in particular birds. Many stories surround this fascinating claim.

There is an entire book on the topic. Mozart bought a starling in late May of after hearing the bird sing what he Author: Dr Justin Wildridge. Editions for Mozart's Starling: (ebook published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

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 Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Mozart's Starling is pure pleasure."—Thor Hanson, author of The Triumph of Seeds "Haupt's is an informative and entertaining book of a well-versed ornithologist/ naturalist who adopted a five-day old starling chick into the family.

Mozart may have left another memorial to his starling, an offbeat requiem for rebels. Mozart's starling was a European starling, Sturnus vulgaris. The species was later introduced to. On May 27th,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart adopted a flirtatious little starling who, to his surprise, sang the theme from his Piano Concerto Number 17.

The author of “Mozart’s Starling” will read and discuss her new book at p.m. April 7 at Town Hall; $5 ( or ) Ironically, all this care was to be lavished Author: Irene Wanner.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.Mozart's starling (Book) Average Rating. 5 star (1) 4 star (0) 3 star (1) 2 star (0) 1 star (0) Author: Haupt, Lyanda Lynn, Published: New York: Little, Brown and Company, Physical Desc: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm.

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