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Collins, Stephen 1947 May 30-

Works: 3 works in 22 publications in 3 languages and 610 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: MT6.C744, 781.68
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Publications about Stephen Collins
Publications by Stephen Collins
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Most widely held works by Stephen Collins
Classical music by Stephen Collins( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Get started in classical music by Stephen Collins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Are you a newcomer to the world of classical music? Do you want a clear introduction to the subject? Are you planning to start a collection of recorded music? TEACH YOURSELF CLASSICAL MUSIC is a clear, concise yet comprehensive introduction to the world of classical music for the newcomer. It takes your listening experience as the starting point and fills in factual details along the way. New topics are introduced step by step and are always presented from the listener's point of view. These topics include: - Listening to music: developing skills - What is classical music? - The architecture of music: forms and structures - Historical background: different periods and different styles - The instruments of the orchestra - Starting a collection of recorded music Examples from well-known pieces are examined in a clear and non-technical way. Whether you dip into TEACH YOURSELF CLASSICAL MUSIC from time to time or read it straight through, you will feel that your musical horizons have been broadened and that you have gained the knowledge and confidence to extend your musical experiences further. An accompanying CD offers key extracts from well-known and important works, to enhance your enjoyment and knowledge even further
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