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The Classical Music Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: DK
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-04 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analysed,
The Classical Music Experience
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Julius H. Jacobson
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

Covers sixty of the world's most celebrated composers, from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and Bernstein. It weaves five hundred years of history and music into a rich tapestry of sound and story.
The Classical Music Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Julius H. Jacobson
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-28 - Publisher: DK

This original, graphic-led book explores and explains the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, defines their importance to the musical canon, and places them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context. The nineteenth title in DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, The Classical Music Book
Classical Music
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Alexander Waugh
Categories: Composers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

An all-inclusive package to appreciation and enjoyment Here is an innovative and thoroughly enjoyable approach to demystifying classical music for the devotee and the novice alike. Consisting of a fully illustrated book with unique musical timelines and an accompanying compact disc, it teaches the reader to navigate any piece of
Iranian Classical Music
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Laudan Nooshin
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Questions of creativity, and particularly the processes which underlie creative performance or ’improvisation’, form some of the central areas of interest in current musicology. Yet the predominant discourses on which musicological thought in this area are based have rarely been challenged. In this book Laudan Nooshin interrogates musicological discourses of