The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardcover – 6 Sept. 2018
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- Hardcover : 352 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0241301971
- ISBN-13 : 978-0241301975
- Dimensions : 20.2 x 2.5 x 24 cm
- Publisher : DK; 1st edition (6 Sept. 2018)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: 13,600 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer reviews:
An engaging and informative read. ― BBC Music Magazine
If you enjoy classical music and want to know more, The Classical Music Book is for you. ― People's Friend
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This book takes you back to the times when music began and when music involved real creativeness and talent. From Mozart him self, bethoven or even a bit of Chopin this covers almost everything in the classical music genre.
If you are studying music, want to explore the history of music you love or just want to learn knowledge for personal gain this book covers a wide spectrum of classical music and it certainly does make a good read.
Why though, the greatest Romantic composer of 19 century, Anton Bruckner, only mentioned in one brief paragraph.
The book needs improving