The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Music

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Music

eBook - 1997
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Penguin Putnam

You're no idiot of course. You know something about classical music, whether it's the "da-da-da-dum" opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony or that a famous shaggy dog was named after that same composer. But when it comes to knowing your Vivaldi from your Berlioz, you find it less stressful to tune your radio dial to some old time rock and roll. Don't give up yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Music shows you how easy it is to understand and appreciate classical music--from recognizing musical pieces to distinguishing composers. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

Baker & Taylor
Explains how to recognize musical pieces and distinguish composers, with tips on how to listen to classical music and identify instruments, and recommendations for building a compact disc collection

Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha Books, c1997
ISBN: 9780585089454
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 393 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Seldon, Philip
Alternative Title: Classical music


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