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Classical music : an introduction to classical music through the great composers & their masterworks

Author: John Stanley
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles more than 800 years of classical music, composers, performers, and instruments.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stanley, John, 1943-
Classical music.
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1994
(OCoLC)894786371
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Stanley
ISBN: 0895776065 9780895776068 0895779471 9780895779472
OCLC Number: 29667906
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Middle Ages and the Renaissance --
The Baroque era --
The Classical era --
The Romantic era --
The Romantic legacy --
The early Twentieth Century --
The late Twentieth Century.
Responsibility: John Stanley ; foreword by Sir George Solti.

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