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Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys

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HE STARTED LEARNING to play the piano when he was three years old in Shenyang, China. Today he is one of the worlds most outstanding pianists. In this engrossing life story, adapted by Michael French, Lang Lang not only recounts the difficult, often thrilling, events of his early days, but also shares his perspective on his rapidly changing homeland. He thoughtfully explores the differences between East and West, especially in the realm of classical music and cultural life. Shining through his rags-to-riches story of a child prodigy who came of age as a renowned musician, Lang Langs positive spirit, his dynamic personality, and his enduring passion for music will inspire readers of all ages.

Synopsis:

He began playing the piano when he was three years old in Shenyang, China. Today he is one of the world's renowned pianists. Lang Lang recounts the difficult and often thrilling events of his early days, and shares his perspective on his rapidly changing homeland.

About the Author

Lang Lang is a renowned classical pianist who has performed with major orchestras all over the world. Although he is on tour most of the time, he has homes in Philadelphia, China, and Berlin.

Michael French has adapted Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley and Ron Powers, and is the author of more than 20 books. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385735780
Author:
Lang, Lang
Publisher:
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
With:
French, Michael
Introduction by:
Barenboim, Daniel
Introduction:
Barenboim, Daniel
Author:
Lang Lang, Lang
Author:
French, Michael
Author:
Lang Lang
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Music
Subject:
Pianists
Subject:
China
Subject:
Lang, Lang
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Music - Classical
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Children s Activities-Music
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.24x5.80x.90 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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