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The lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies, (talking book MP3)

Label
The lyre of Orpheus
Title
The lyre of Orpheus
Statement of responsibility
Robertson Davies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Cornish Foundation, set up with money left by the late art expert, collector, and notable eccentric Francis Cornish, must choose a worthy undertaking upon which to expend a portion of its considerable funds. It is decided that the Foundation will fund the doctoral work of one Hulda Schnakenburg, a grumpy, difficult, and extraordinarily talented music student. Her task is to complete the score of an unfinished opera by the Romantic composer E.T.A. Hoffmann. Additionally, and against all common sense, the Foundation will undertake to stage the opera, entitled Arthur of Britain or The Magnanimous Cuckold. As the production takes shape, Hoffmann's restless spirit hovers rather too close for comfort, and his dictum “The lyre of Orpheus opens the door of the underworld” proves prophetic for many a participant as their lives begin to resemble the opera's plot
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1913-1995
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Davies, Robertson
Dewey number
813/.54
LC call number
PR9199.3.D3
LC item number
L9 1989
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Frederick Davidson
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Case, David
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  • Opera
  • Arthurian romances
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Label
The lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies, (talking book MP3)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Sequel to: What's bred in the bone
Control code
cpl00963842
Extent
1 sound disc (15 hrs.)
Isbn
9781441709844
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player, or PC with MP3-capable format
Label
The lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies, (talking book MP3)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Sequel to: What's bred in the bone
Control code
cpl00963842
Extent
1 sound disc (15 hrs.)
Isbn
9781441709844
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player, or PC with MP3-capable format

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