Search - List of Books by Robert Aitken

Robert Morris Aitken, CM (born August 28, 1939 in Kentville, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian composer and flautist. He began his career as a teenager playing in a number of orchestras, notably becoming the youngest principal flautist in the history of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 1958 at the age if 19. In 1971 he abandoned ensemble performance to pursue a highly successful solo career. He has appeared as a soloist with major symphony orchestras throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has made more than 40 commercial recordings.

He has played with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, CBC Symphony Orchestra, and Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He is Artistic Director of New Music Concerts in Toronto. He has also done classical and contemporary music (along with eminent harpist Erica Goodman) on BIS Records. He studied flute wirh Nicolas Fiore, Marcel Moyse, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Andre Jaunet, Severino Gazzelloni, and Hubert Barwahser.

From 1988 to 2004, Aitken was a member of the music faculty at the Staatliche Hochschule fr Musik in Freiburg, Germany. He is a former faculty member of the University of Toronto (1960-1975) and the Shawnigan Summer School of Arts (1972-1982). He was also director of advanced studies in music at the Banff Centre from 1985 to 1989.

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Total Books: 55
Zen Master Raven The Teachings of a Wise Old Bird
The Prince and the Poet
2011 - The Prince and the Poet (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781907732362
ISBN-10: 1907732365
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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River of Heaven The Haiku of Basho Buson Issa and Shiki
The Lantern Of Luck
2010 - The Lantern of Luck [1909] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781120895356
ISBN-10: 1120895359
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Golden Horseshoe
2010 - The Golden Horseshoe (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781141104925
ISBN-10: 114110492X
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A Million a Minute A Romance of Modern New York and Paris
2009 - A Million a Minute a Romance of Modern New York and Paris (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150796234
ISBN-10: 1150796235
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The Teaching of the Types Tracts for the Clergy and the Earnest Minded
2009 - The Teaching of the Types Tracts for the Clergy and the Earnest Minded (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150522673
ISBN-10: 1150522674
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Pamphlets on Church Reform Now First Collected
2009 - Pamphlets on Church Reform Now First Collected [by W.h.m.h. Aitken] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150228001
ISBN-10: 1150228008
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High Truth the Christian's Vocation Progress Perfection and State in Glory
Beyond The Skyline
2009 - Beyond the Skyline [1909] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781120162847
ISBN-10: 112016284X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Golden Horseshoe Frontispiece by Harrison Fisher
2009 - The Golden Horseshoe Frontispiece By Harrison Fisher [1907] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781112437953
ISBN-10: 1112437959
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Miniatures of a Zen Master
2009 - Miniatures of a Zen Master (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582435367
ISBN-10: 1582435367
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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The White Blackbird
2009 - The White Blackbird (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780217287197
ISBN-10: 0217287190
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Pamphlets On Church Reform
2008 - Pamphlets on Church Reform [1880] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781437277357
ISBN-10: 1437277357
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Law Makers Law Breakers and Uncommon Trials
2008 - Law Makers Law Breakers and Uncommon Trials (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590318805
ISBN-10: 1590318803
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Un Maestro Zen Llamado Cuervo/ Zen Master Raven
2006 - Un Maestro Zen Llamado Cuervo/ Zen Master Raven [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788498410280
ISBN-10: 8498410282
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Making Schools Smarter  Leading With Evidence
2006 - Making Schools Smarter Leading with Evidence (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781412917629
ISBN-10: 141291762X
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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Making Schools Smarter Leading With Evidence
2006 - Making Schools Smarter Leading with Evidence (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781412917636
ISBN-10: 1412917638
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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100 recetas para quitarse el sombrero/ 100 Recipes to Take Off the Hat
2005 - 100 Recetas Para Quitarse El Sombrero/ 100 Recipes to Take Off the Hat [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788478443796
ISBN-10: 8478443797
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Nonfiction
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Un Maestro Zen Llamado Cuervo
2004 - Un Maestro Zen Llamado Cuervo (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788478447817
ISBN-10: 8478447814
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
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The Morning Star New and Selected Zen Writings
2003 - The Morning Star New and Selected Zen Writings (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781593760014
ISBN-10: 1593760019
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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1982 - The Mind of Clover Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics [Right Action Essays Zen Buddhist PR] (Paperback)