The Classical Music Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained
by DK


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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 combines accessible, authoritative text with bold explanatory graphics to make the subject of classical music approachable to readers with an interest in the subject who want to learn more while still offering enough to appeal to music aficionados.

From early devotional works to the great symphonies of the Classical and Romantic eras and the diverse and often challenging works of the modern era, The Classical Music Book looks at more than 90 key pieces of music and explores the salient themes and ideas behind each of them.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781465473424
  • ISBN-10: 1465473424
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Publish Date: August 2018
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.9 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.55 pounds

Series: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Related Categories

Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Classical
Books > Music > History & Criticism - General
Books > Music > Reference

 
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