The Resource Instrumental, James Rhodes

Instrumental, James Rhodes

Label
Instrumental
Title
Instrumental
Statement of responsibility
James Rhodes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Rhodes has had an astonishing life. Told through a searingly honest narrative, he recalls the physical and sexual abuse he suffered as a child, his ensuing struggle with drugs and alcohol, and the nervous breakdown that led him to being sectioned. But there is a bright, broad beam of light piercing through the darkness, and it is James' passion for classical music - a passion that enabled him to get through his tumultuous upbringing, to resign from his mind-numbing job, and to become a renowned concert pianist. It is an extraordinary achievement that, after years of self-harming, suicide attempts and lots of therapy, James has got to where he is now thanks to sheer determination, countless hours of piano practice and a chance encounter with a stranger: fragile, scarred, but performing sold-out concerts around the world and establishing himself as a presenter and commentator. A passionate tribute to the therapeutic powers of music, this book also weaves in fascinating facts about how classical music works and the lives of some of the great composers. The result is a stunning, raw and inspirational memoir that will provoke, enlighten and inspire
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
786.2/092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Instrumental, James Rhodes
Label
Instrumental, James Rhodes
Publication
Note
"A memoir of madness, medication and music" -- cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn910904399
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
xx, 275 pages
Isbn
9781782115342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2390846
  • (OCoLC)910904399

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