"The Chronicle of Classical Music" is a diary-style chronology tracing the development of Western classical music, revealing the inside story of the composers daily lives: their travels, encounters, great works, performances, patrons, friends, lovers, families, finances, struggles and ambitions a kaleidoscope of facts.
Here is history of classical music presented in a way that is accessible, vivid and multi-dimensional an essential book for all those interested in, or who are looking for a way into, serious music.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, 388 illustrations, 160 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/07/2000
- Category: Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830)
- ISBN: 9780500282137