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The School of Music : The School of - Meurig Bowen

The School of Music

The School of

By: Meurig Bowen, Rachel Bowen, Daniel Frost (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 29th March 2017
ISBN: 9781847808608
Number Of Pages: 96

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Welcome to the School of Music, a place bursting with talent, creative energy and special encounters. It is a place of nuts-and-bolts learning - getting the basics for beginners right - as much as a place where musical imagination runs riot and where everyone has triple-fun with the sound of music...Making it... Listening to it... Writing it. Meet The Boss!..He's called Sergio Trunk. Some people call him The Maestro, and he, along with his team of talented musicians, will lead you through 40 lessons that help you to learn about classical music, the theory behind music, and the fun you can have making it.

About the Author

Meurig Brown is the artistic director of the Cheltenham Music Festival. He is also a music journalist and judge on BBC Young Musician of the Year. He has written this book with his wife, Rebecca, who is a music teacher.

About the Illustrator

Illustrator Daniel Frost is a recent, award-winning graduate of the Royal College of Art. His work blends modern images with traditional mediums. He lives and works in London.

Industry Reviews

'As a lifelong music lover who has never taken an instrument grade exam, I found the beginner's notation lessons excellent.'--The Times * The Times *
'A brilliantly comprehensive book about all aspects of music, from instruments and musical styles to music theory, how composers work and how performers combat nerves. The book is structured into three "terms" but it's one children will dip in and out of for years.'--The Huffington Post * The Huffington Post *
'Whether you're into Gregorian chanting or grime, this a fun, colourful and informative book' * The Week Junior *
'Much-needed and entirely original...brilliant' * BBC Music magazine *

ISBN: 9781847808608
ISBN-10: 1847808603
Series: The School of
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 29th March 2017
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 26.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.8

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