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The story of classical music

Author: Darren Henley; Marin Alsop; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
Publisher: [Franklin, TN] : Naxos Audiobooks, 2004.
Series: Junior classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This recording introduces classical music to the entire family. It looks at the music through the lives of the great composers and their environment from the churches and cathedrals that produced the familiar sound of Gregorian chant, to Johann Sebastian Bach and right up to the film music for "Gladiator" and "Lord of the Rings." The CD-ROM features extra information and pictures about the composers, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Henley; Marin Alsop; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 9626343109 9789626343104 9626343141 9789626343142
OCLC Number: 58596075
Notes: Disc 4 contains interactive features such as pictures, composer biographies, information on musical instruments, sheet music, a print version of the audio text, and more.
Booklet contains program notes, list of musical selections, and a timeline.
Credits: Produced by Nicolas Soames ; CD-ROM written by Genevieve Helsby and Nicolas Soames.
Performer(s): Read by Marin Alsop.
Description: 4 sound discs (4 1/2 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (54 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.)
Details: Compact discs. Disc 4 may be used as a standard audio CD or as a CD-ROM (can be played either on a PC or Macintosh; requires computer with CD-ROM drive, Internet connection, and 256-color display at a resolution of 1024x768)
Series Title: Junior classics.
Responsibility: Darren Henley.

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This recording introduces classical music to the entire family. It looks at the music through the lives of the great composers and their environment from the churches and cathedrals that produced the familiar sound of Gregorian chant, to Johann Sebastian Bach and right up to the film music for "Gladiator" and "Lord of the Rings." The CD-ROM features extra information and pictures about the composers, the instruments of the classical orchestra, national anthems and flags, scores, the text of the CDs, musical terms, and more.

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