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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music (NPR Curious Listener's Guide To...)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

For the beginner or the devotee—it's everything the classical music buff needs to know.

  • The major composers from Bach and Bartok to Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
  • Significant performers from Maurice Andre and Leornard Bernstein to Georg Solti and Yo Yo Ma
  • The landmark works from Appalachian Spring to Don Juan
  • A concise history of classical music
  • A deconstruction of the art form
  • The language of classical music
  • Valuable resources for the Curious Listener

Synopsis:

The major composers from Bach and Bartok to Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky are listed here along with a concise history of classical music, a deconstruction of the art form, and a definition of the language of classical music.

About the Author

Tim Smith is currently the music critic for the Baltimore Sun. He has written music criticism and other articles for the Washington Post, Washington Star, The New York Times, BBC Music Magazine, Chamber Music America, and others.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399527951
Foreword:
Thomas, Michael Tilson
Author:
Thomas, Michael Tilson
Author:
Smith, Tim
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Music appreciation
Subject:
Reference - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Classical
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Music - Classical
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Perigee ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
NPR Curious Listener's Guide To...
Series Volume:
107-27
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.12x5.06x.70 in. .49 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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