The Penguin Companion to Classical Music

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Penguin Group, 2005 - 896 sivua
In this impressive volume, music critic Paul Griffiths offers a succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Here readers will find:

• Biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures
• Coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets
• Articles on the history of music and instruments
• Entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant to
z contemporary minimalism
• Clear definitions of technical terms and jargon
• And much more

This is a must for all those interested in the colorful and complex universe of classical music.

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The Penguin Companion to Classical Music

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These two books on classical music do not exactly cover the same territory and do not share the same purpose, but they nevertheless overlap in subject matter and partially in intent. In The Rough ... Lue koko arvostelu

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Paul Griffiths, former chief music critic of the New Yorkerand a regular contributor to the New York Times, has been writing about music professionally for more than thirty years and is a recipient of the Commonwealth Writers Prize.

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