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The Joy of Classical Music: A Guide for You and Your Family


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Who's Afraid of Classical Music? For years Joan Kennedy, at home, on the campaign trail, and in concert, has shared her love of classical music with adults and children. Now she uses her experience as a teacher and musician to show how you and your family can make music an enriching part of your lives. In this easy-to-understand and reassuring guide, Joan Kennedy explains: " How to start listening to classical music and enjoying what you hear-with a minimum of effort and expense " Creative, fun ways to bring music to your children-both at home and in school " All you and your family will need to enjoy a musical performance: a brief history of classical music, a user-friendly guide to concert rituals, and advice on how to bring your children to concerts-choosing the performances they will enjoy and making sure they get the most out of the experience Also: a glossary of musical terms " lists of the most popular classical pieces and Joan Kennedy's personal favorites " a guide to further reading " sixteen pages of photographs " foreword by John Williams, former conducter of the Boston Pops and Academy Award ;winning composer of the classic film scores for Star Wars, E.T., and Schindler's List.

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A Guide for You and Your Family
Crown Publishing Group
Kennedy, Joan
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Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Classical
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