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Title The complete classical music guide / general editor, John Burrows with Charles Wiffen and contributions from Robert Ainsley, Duncan Barker, Karl Lutchmayer, Ivan Hewett, Lisa Colton, Andrew Wilson, Nathanial Vallois, Ann Van Allen Russell, Jenny Nex, Richard Langham-Smith, San Thompson, Simon Rees, Marcus Weeks.

Publication Info. New York : Dk Publishing, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  780.9 COM 2020    Available
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Edition American [second] edition.
Description 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
"Previously published as Eyewitness companions: Classical Music."
Contents Introducing classical music. The elements of classical music ; Classical music instruments ; Clasisal music in performance -- The history of classical music. Early music (1000-1600) ; The Baroque era (1600-1750) ; The Classical era (1750-1820) ; The Romantic era (1810-1920) ; Romantic opera (1810-1920) ; National schools (1830-1950) ; Modern music (1900-present).
Summary "What makes Mozart's music so great? Why does a minor chord sound sad and a major chord sound happy? What's the difference between opera and operetta? From Bach to Bernstein, this definitive guide offers a complete survey of the history of classical music." -- Amazon.
Subject Music.
Music appreciation.
Musical instruments.
Added Author Burrows, John, 1939- editor.
Wiffen, Charles, editor.
Ainsley, Robert, contributor.
Barker, Duncan, contributor.
Lutchmayer, Karl, contributor.
Hewett, Ivan, contributor.
Colton, Lisa, contributor.
Wilson, Andrew, 1960- contributor.
Vallois, Nathanial, contributor.
Russell, Ann Van Allen, contributor.
Nex, Jenny, contributor.
Smith, Richard Langham, contributor.
Thompson, Sam, contributor.
Rees, Simon, contributor.
Weeks, Marcus, contributor.
Former Title Eyewitness companions: classical music
ISBN 1465494375 (hardcover)
9781465494375 (hardcover)

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