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The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music

The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music

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Publisher : Yale University Press
SKU: 9780300254822
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An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950
October, 2020
An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950 Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shostakovich, this engaging companion explores and unpacks the most frequently performed works, including symphonies, concertos, overtures, suites, and ballet scores. It offers intriguing details about each piece while avoiding technical terminology that might frustrate the non-specialist reader. Philip identifies key features in each work, as well as subtleties and surprises that await the attentive listener, and he includes enough background and biographical information to illuminate the composer's intentions. Organized alphabetically from Bach to Webern, this compendium will be indispensable for classical music enthusiasts, whether in the concert hall or enjoying recordings at home.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780300254822
Publisher Yale University Press
Contributor By (author) Robert Philip
Publication Date 2020-09-04
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 968
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 252 X 176 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 1302
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An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950 Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shostakovich, this engaging companion explores and unpacks the most frequently performed works, including symphonies, concertos, overtures, suites, and ballet scores. It offers intriguing details about each piece while avoiding technical terminology that might frustrate the non-specialist reader. Philip identifies key features in each work, as well as subtleties and surprises that await the attentive listener, and he includes enough background and biographical information to illuminate the composer's intentions. Organized alphabetically from Bach to Webern, this compendium will be indispensable for classical music enthusiasts, whether in the concert hall or enjoying recordings at home.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780300254822
Publisher Yale University Press
Contributor By (author) Robert Philip
Publication Date 2020-09-04
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 968
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 252 X 176 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 1302
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