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The 100 greatest composers and their musical works : an introduction to the fascinating world of classical music

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  • ISBN: 9781525537868
  • ISBN: 1525537865
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 379 pages : portraits ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada : FriesenPress, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 369) and indexes.
Summary, etc.: Designed as an introductory book on classical music, this comprehensive collection presents biographical snapshots of the major composers in the context of distinct historical and stylistic periods and in relation to their notable contemporaries. Special attention is given to recognizing their prominent musical works. The book delineates the many forms of instrumental and vocal music; and it explores the "basics" of tonality, musical structure, performance criteria, the orchestra and its instruments, orchestration, chamber music, and the cataloging of musical works. As well, the newcomer to classical music will find advice on building a musical library.
Subject: Composers -- Biography
Music appreciation

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