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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music

Classic FM Handy Guides

MUSIC

304 Pages, 4.5 x 7

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Mobipocket

Cloth, $20.95 (US $20.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: September 2015

ISBN 9781783961573

Rights: US & CA

Elliott & Thompson (Sep 2015)

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Overview

An essential short history of classical music, and a standalone accompaniment to the Handy Guides seriesTrace the history of classical music from its birth through the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods and right up to the present day. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the lives and works of the key composers from around the world.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 for all those new to the world of classical music, as well as aficionados with busy schedules.

Author Biography

Darren Henley has spent twenty-five years working in radio, leading Classic FM for fifteen years, first as Managing Editor and then as Managing Director. This is his twenty-ninth book about classical music and musicians