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Classical music 101 : [a complete guide to learning and loving classical music]

Author: Fred Plotkin
Publisher: [Ashland] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In clear and entertaining prose, Plotkin explores a thousand years of music, introduces listeners to more than one hundred great works, and profiles in depth many significant composers, including Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Dvoøák, and Mahler. He describes all the musical instruments in the orchestra, defines major musical terms, and makes music theory comprehensible for the uninitiated. There  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Plotkin
ISBN: 0786187336 9780786187331 9780786131013 0786131012
OCLC Number: 57506056
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Performer(s): Read by Fred Plotkin.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 279698 KB; MP3 file size: 547968 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Complete guide to learning and loving classical music
Responsibility: Fred Plotkin.

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In clear and entertaining prose, Plotkin explores a thousand years of music, introduces listeners to more than one hundred great works, and profiles in depth many significant composers, including Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Dvoøák, and Mahler. He describes all the musical instruments in the orchestra, defines major musical terms, and makes music theory comprehensible for the uninitiated. There are also conversations with important musicians who offer fascinating insights about their art.

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