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The NPR curious listener's guide to classical music

Author: Tim Smith; National Public Radio (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub. Group, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a concise history of classical music, biographical sketches of major composers and performers, descriptions of key works, discussion of styles, a glossary of terms, and an annotated list of fifty essential classical music CDs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Smith; National Public Radio (U.S.)
ISBN: 0399527958 9780399527951
OCLC Number: 48176703
Notes: "A Grand Central Press Book."
"A Perigee book."
Description: xv, 249 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 2. The Story of Classical Music 7 --
3. Varieties of Classical Music 33 --
4. Classical Music Deconstructed 51 --
5. The Composers 87 --
6. The Performers 127 --
7. The Music 151 --
8. Classical Music on CD 191 --
9. The Language of Classical Music 215.
Responsibility: Tim Smith.
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Presents a concise history of classical music, biographical sketches of major composers and performers, descriptions of key works, discussion of styles, a glossary of terms, and an annotated list of fifty essential classical music CDs.

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