Yo-Yo Ma: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Jim Whiting
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  • ISBN-10: 0313344876
  • ISBN-13: 9780313344879
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 178 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Explores Yo-Yo Ma as both an individual and a musician, chronicling his brilliant career and personal life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Timeline: Events in the Life of Yo-Yo Ma.
1: Love and War.
2: “I Want the Big Instrument”.
3: Yo-Yo Gets a “Big Little Viola”.
4: A New Life in New York.
5: High School and High Anxiety.
6: Learning of Love and Love of Learning.
7: Cast-Clad, Becoming a Dad, and a New Strad.
8: Manny, Grammy, and in the 'Hood with Mr. Rogers.
9: A Jazz Legend and Farewell to a Father.
Photo Essay.
10: Hush and Happiness in Small Groups.
11: America Meets Africa.
12: The Free-Range Cellist.
13: Yo-Yo Ma and the Suite Life.
14: Bach—Up Close and Personal.
15: Die Seidenstrasse.
16: Crossing Over.
17: Getting Up to Speed on the Silk Road.
18: The Beat Goes on … and on … and on.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.