The Classical Music Book

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The Classical Music Book

The Classical Music Book

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 combines accessible, authoritative text with bold explanatory graphics to make the subject of classical music approachable to readers with an interest in the subject who want to learn more while still offering enough to appeal to music aficionados. From early devotional works to the great symphonies of the Classical and Romantic eras and the diverse and often challenging works of the modern era, The Classical Music Book looks at more than 90 key pieces of music and explores the salient themes and ideas behind each of them.

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The Classical Music Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors:
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 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 Fake Book
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Peter Lavender
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Music Sales Amer

(Music Sales America). Over 150 great classical themes, all presented in top-line arrangements with chords symbols. Includes Handel's Largo , Debussy's Clair De La Lune , Bach's Air on a G String , Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March , and many more.
The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music
Language: en
Pages: 968
Authors: Robert Philip
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-08 - Publisher:

An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950 Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred
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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