Vintage Guide to Classical Music download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Swafford

Vintage Guide to Classical Music download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Swafford year 1993
  • Book name: Vintage Guide to Classical Music
  • Author: Jan Swafford
  • Release date: 1993/3/4
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780679728054
  • Rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Votes: 701
  • Review by: Matthew Saucier
  • Review rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/6
  • Total pages: 29
  • Includes a PDF summary of 2 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This is the most readable and comprehensive guide to enjoying over five hundred years of classical music-from Gregorian chants, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, and beyond.The Vintage Guide to Classical Music is a lively musical history and an insider's key to the personalities, epochs, and genres of the Western classical tradition: Among its features: chronologically arranged essays on nearly 100 composers, from Guillaume de Machaut (ca. 1300-1377) to Aaron Copland (1900-1990), that combine biography with detailed analyses of the major works while assessing their role in the social, cultural, and political climate of their timesinformative sidebars that clarify broader topics such as melody, polyphony, atonality, and the impact of the early-music movementa glossary of musical terms, from capella to woodwindsa step-by-step guide to building a great classical music library
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 1H36M10S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Music Reviews & Criticism, Techniques Of Music / Music Tutorials, Music, Western Classical Music
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, TIFF, OEB, TXT, PDF, WORD, MobiPocket. Compressed in TAR.XZ, ZIP, CBR, RAR, Z, LZO, ACE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x203x33mm
  • Weight: 590g
  • Printed by: Vintage Books
  • Published in: New York, United States
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