For the Love of Classical Music : A Companion, Hardback Book

For the Love of Classical Music : A Companion Hardback


Have you ever wondered...* how the orchestra got its name? * who wrote the longest-ever symphony? * just how do we know when to clap - and when not to?

From Bach to Beethoven, Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams, the world of classical music has something to enchant every listener.

Whether you're an armchair connoisseur, a regular concert-goer or an ardent musician, For the Love of Classical Music will take you on a tour encompassing landmark pieces and performances, key artists and composers, and surprising facts about the world's most beautiful music.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 20 black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
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  • Category: Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830)
  • ISBN: 9781849537322

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