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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardcover – 6 Sept. 2018

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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardcover – 6 Sept. 2018

Kindle Edition Author: by DK, Katie Derham (Foreword) Seller name : Amazon
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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained explores classical music history and analyses the works of famous composers, all while expressing everything simply.

 

What does this book cover?

 

The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained is a guide to everything from the theory of classical music to specific examples from the early, Baroque, later classical and modern classical periods. It will help you really understand classical music, as it was and as it is appreciated today.

 

The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained features sections designed to help you understand:

 

  • The key concepts the underlie classic music composition
  • The way classical music fits into the world’s historical and modern musical traditions
  • The reasons why certain compositions are so important and influential
  • The broader social context for each of these famous pieces

 

About the Author 

 

Katie Derham is one of England’s best-known voices, as a presenter for the BBC. She has hosted the televised BBC Proms sessions for more than 10 years. You may also know her from The Girl from Ipanema: Brazil, Bossa Nova and the Beach or shows like All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge on BBC4.

 

 

In The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, you’ll find a brilliant guide to the world of classical music.