Soundscapes : A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death, Hardback

Soundscapes : A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death Hardback


In 2008, the renowned violinist Paul Robertson suffered a ruptured aorta.

After dying momentarily on the operating table, he remained in a coma for many weeks.

During this time, he experienced visions which afforded him a profound insight into the relationship between music and the mind.

When he awoke, he found his understanding of the world - and beyond - fundamentally altered.

This surprising and rewarding memoir offers a singular perspective on creative endeavour: the rigours of learning, the challenges of performance and the spiritual nourishment that drives us on.

It is a poignant and wise book that draws on a lifetime's experiences, in both life and death.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Western "classical" music
  • ISBN: 9780571331888



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