An eclectic, fun and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music forever, from technological advances in music recording and practical innovations, to landmark concerts, the births and deaths of the great composers, and much more. Published in partnership with Classic FM, the book will have a wide appeal to classical music fans of all kinds, seeking equally to educate, inform and entertain, and uncovers a rich and often unexpected history of classical music.
Written by the authors of the bestselling The Classic FM Hall of Fame, and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music ...But Were Too Afraid to Ask, 101 Moments that Rocked the Classical Music World is the perfect gift for the classical music aficionado, as well as anyone new to the genre looking to get their first foothold on the mountain of classical music.
About the Author
Darren Henley is Managing Director of Classic FM. He has written many books on music, including the Sunday Times-bestselling The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music... But Were Too Afraid To Ask. Sam Jackson is Managing Editor at Classic FM and is responsible for the station's music policy. He is co-author of The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music... But Were Too Afraid To Ask.
"An excellent gift for those who just attended their first performance of Beethoven's Fifth." --Library Journal's Express Reviews
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 6th March 2014
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.36