Synopses & Reviews
You're no idiot of course. You know something about classical music, whether it's the "da-da-da-dum" opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony or that a famous shaggy dog was named after that same composer. But when it comes to knowing your Vivaldi from your Berlioz, you find it less stressful to tune your radio dial to some old time rock and roll. Don't give up yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Music shows you how easy it is to understand and appreciate classical music--from recognizing musical pieces to distinguishing composers. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
About the Author
ROBERT SHERMAN, a noted classical music authority and radio personality, appears on WQXR in New York City and is on the faculty of The Juilliard School.