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Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra
Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra

Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra

Classic FM Handy Guides

MUSIC

112 Pages, 4.5 x 7

Formats: EPUB, Mobipocket

EPUB, $9.99 (US $9.99) (CA $11.99)

Publication Date: January 2015

ISBN 9781909653634

Rights: US & CA

Elliott & Thompson (Jan 2015)

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Overview

The orchestra is one of the cornerstones of classical music, beloved of music lovers around the world. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the make-up and functions of the different sections, from strings to percussion, as well as some of the greatest orchestras around the world and the incredible music that they perform.Classic FM's Handy Guides are a fun and informative set of introductions to standout subjects within classical music, each of which can be read and digested in one sitting: a perfect collectible series whether you are new to the world of classical music or an aficionado. 

Author Biography

Darren Henley is managing director of Classic FM. He has written many books on music, including The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music . . . But Were Too Afraid to Ask. Darren Henley is Managing Director of Classic FM. He has written many books on music, including the Sunday Times-bestselling The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music... But Were Too Afraid To Ask. Sam Jackson is Managing Editor at Classic FM and is responsible for the station’s music policy. He is co-author of The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music ... But Were Too Afraid To Ask. Tim Lihoreau is Classic FM's Creative Director, but will be better known to many listeners as the presenter of the station’s Brighter Breakfast programme each weekend morning. He is co-author of The Classic FM Hall of Fame, The Classic FM Quiz Book, Stephen Fry’s Complete and Utter History of Classical Music and many other titles.