For the Love of Classical Music : A Companion by Caroline High

9781849537322 Summersdale

 

Have you ever wondered...* how the orchestra got its name? * who wrote the longest-ever symphony? * just how do we know when to clap - and when not to? From Bach to Beethoven, Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams, the world of classical music has something to enchant every listener. Whether you're an armchair connoisseur, a regular concert-goer or an ardent musician, For the Love of Classical Music will take you on a tour encompassing landmark pieces and performances, key artists and composers, and surprising facts about the world's most beautiful music.

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