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50 Moments That Rocked the Classical Music World
50 Moments That Rocked the Classical Music World

50 Moments That Rocked the Classical Music World


240 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

PDF, $13.99 (US $13.99) (CA $16.99)

Publication Date: October 2014

ISBN 9781908739971

Rights: US & CA

Elliott & Thompson (Oct 2014)


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An eclectic, fun, and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music foreverFrom technological advances in music recording and practical innovations to landmark concerts and the births and deaths of the great composers, this book discusses the moments that defined classical music. Published in partnership with Classic FM, it will appeal to classical music fans of all kinds. Seeking equally to educate, inform, and entertain, this book uncovers a rich and often unexpected history of classical music—making it the perfect gift for a classical music aficionado, or for anyone new to the genre looking to get their first foothold on the mountain of classical music.


"An excellent gift for those who just attended their first performance of Beethoven's Fifth."  —Library Journal's Express Reviews

Author Biography

Darren Henley is the station manager of Classic FM. He has written or contributed to 13 books on classical music. Sam Jackson is the managing editor at Classic FM and is responsible for the station's music policy. They are the coauthors of The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music . . . But Were Too Afraid To Ask.