The Classical Music Book

Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections.

The Classical Music Book

The Classical Music Book

Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analysed, with explanations of their music theory and impact on society. You will also explore the fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Covering Thomas Tallis in the early period, baroque masters like Bach and Handel, and the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner all the way to the modern-day composers, this comprehensive book explores the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions. The importance of each composition is explained, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context. With its unique approach to the subject, this the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject or if you are a classical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover on every page.

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The Classical Music Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: DK
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-04 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analysed,
The Classical Music Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: DK
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-28 - Publisher: DK

This original, graphic-led book explores and explains the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, defines their importance to the musical canon, and places them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context. The nineteenth title in DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, The Classical Music Book
The Complete Classical Music Guide
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: DK
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-01 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

An essential guide to more than 1,000 years of classical music Lose yourself in the fascinating story of classical music in The Complete Classical Music Guide. Full of beautiful colour photographs, over 300 inspiring composer biographies, analyses of major classical works and information on every genre, style and form, instrument
The Classical Music Year
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Darren Henley, Sam Jackson, Tim Lihoreau
Categories: Composers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10 - Publisher:

'The Big Book of Classical Music' is a fully illustrated book detailing each day of the year in classical music - the perfect coffee table companion for any classical music lover. Entries contain original illustrations, landmark events taking place on that day, profiles of the great composers, recommended listening, and
The Classical Music Industry
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Chris Dromey, Julia Haferkorn
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume brings together academics, executives and practitioners to provide readers with an extensive and authoritative overview of the classical music industry. The central practices, theories and debates that empower and regulate the industry are explored through the lens of classical music-making, business, and associated spheres such as politics, education,

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