The Memory of Music, Paperback / softback Book


Composer and broadcaster Andrew Ford considers the nature and purpose of music in the context of his own life - what it is, why it means so much to us and how it works in our lives.

From his early childhood in the Beatles-crazy Liverpool of the 1960s to his evolving work as a composer, choral conductor, concert promoter, critic, university teacher and radio presenter, he shares the vivid musical experiences that have shaped his life. The Memory of Music is a moving and evocative memoir that will appeal to music lovers everywhere.

Ford excels at capturing the way different kinds of music affect us - how a piece of religious music can transport us regardless of our beliefs, or how a pop song can call up an instant recollection from the past (a family holiday, a girlfriend).


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Black Inc.
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9781863959490



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