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An Illustrated Guide to Composers of Classical Music

Peter Gammond

An Illustrated Guide to Composers of Classical Music

by Peter Gammond

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Published by Arco Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7629189M
ISBN 100668053151
ISBN 109780668053150
OCLC/WorldCa7534039

  Including an insightful foreword by Katie Derham, The Classical Music Book analyses over 90 works by famous composers. From Thomas Tallis in the early period to baroque masters like Bach and Handel, to the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner and beyond to the modern day, The Classical Music Book explores the key ideas underpinning Pages:   Lavishly illustrated with paintings or photographs of each composer, alongside original musical scores and personal correspondence, images of their homes and where they worked, and personal effects and other important artefacts, the book introduces the key influences, themes, and working methods of each individual, setting their works within a Pages:

Classical Composers: An Illustrated History Hardcover – Sept. 1 This is a great book and it is too bad that it is out of print. I throughly enjoy reading about a composer and then listening to their music, as it brings so much more meaning to the work of art. Also, it does a great job of illustrating the composer and era of their life. /5(15). The Great Composers: The Lives and Music of the Great Classical Composers - Book and CD Jeremy Nicholas. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 12 offers from £ The Great Composers: An Illustrated Guide to the Lives, Key Works and Influences of Over Renowned Composers Wendy Thompson/5(15).

  Goodreads is about books, and classical music has played an important part in many. Two of my favorite novels which feature classical music as an important plot and/or thematic element, are: The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi), by .   Twelve of the best books featuring classical music. Sir Henry Wood: Champion of JS Bach Hannah French Boydell Press Footnotes are often overlooked, yet in this meticulously researched exposé on Sir Henry Wood’s devotion to Bach’s music, they become a vital part of the reading experience. Out of countless examples, a mention on p58 of .


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Illustrated Guide to the Orchestra provides a fascinating insight into the world of music by looking at it from a very different angle. Maps are used to introduce composers, while instruments of the orchestra are illustrated very clearly for easy identification.

-- a step-by-step guide to building a great classical music library. Written with wit and a clarity that both musical experts and beginners can appreciate, The Vintage Guide to Classical Music is an invaluable source-book for music lovers by: 6.

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It features at-a-glance fact boxes that summarize the composers' lives and key /5(7). Howard Goodall is an award-winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores. He is the author of The Story of Music (Chatto), which you can buy at the Guardian bookshop.

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InAnthony Tommasini, the chief classical music critic of The New York Times, launched a Top 10 Composers project with a series of articles voicing his picks and inviting readers to comment. Get this from a library. The illustrated book of Great composers: an illustrated guide to the lives, key works and influences of over renowned composers.

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The illustrated encyclopedia of classical music: a guide to composers and recommended recordings. [Lionel Salter] -- Contains over entries arranged by composer and a recommended discography for the definitive collection of classical music.