Have you ever wondered...* how the orchestra got its name? * who wrote the longest-ever symphony? * just how do we know when to clap - and when not to?
From Bach to Beethoven, Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams, the world of classical music has something to enchant every listener.
Whether you're an armchair connoisseur, a regular concert-goer or an ardent musician, For the Love of Classical Music will take you on a tour encompassing landmark pieces and performances, key artists and composers, and surprising facts about the world's most beautiful music.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 240 pages, 20 black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
- Publication Date: 08/10/2015
- Category: Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830)
- ISBN: 9781849537322