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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
  • Customer reviews:
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It really is a fantastic book. ― Steve Wright BBC Radio 2

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

About the Author

Katie Derham (spokesperson) is a presenter on BBC Radio 3 and one of the station's best known voices, having presented Afternoons on 3 and more recently taking on the mantle of drive-time programme In Tune, fronting the show on rotation with Sean Rafferty. Other Radio 3 credits include Sound of Dance on Saturday afternoons. She has also been the face of the BBC Proms since 2010 and hosts the weekly magazine show Proms Extra every Saturday on BBC2 during the season. Katie spent the first 15 years of her broadcasting career in news and current affairs, first at the BBC then as ITV's youngest ever newsreader. She also fronts television documentaries, most recently presenting The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach for the BBC. She was the host of All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge for BBC4, and Fine Tuned in 2016 and 2017, in which she discussed music with Alexander Armstrong alongside exclusive performances from his latest album. In 2015 Katie was a finalist on Strictly Come Dancing, and also won the Christmas Special in 2017.

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The Art Book The Classical Music Book The Movie Book
What's Inside? Discover the history of artists and their masterpieces. See the progression of art from cave paintings to postmodern art, transversing over 100 different movements, 200 pieces of work, profiling artists from different periods, and their significance. Explore the theories and ideas behind history's most crucial pieces of classical music. From the renaissance era to baroque, and the classical era of music composition, follow the progression, and thought process that formed over 90 key music pieces. Tour the rich history of cinema - cover all the key themes, genres, techniques, quotes and iconic moments from must-see movies. From its humble beginnings to today's blockbusters, uncover the secrets behind 100 of history's most influential films.
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