The Complete Classical Music Guide

The Complete Classical Music Guide


full of pictures, composer biographies, analyses of significant works, and crucial details on each musical style, variety, shape, tool, and ensemble, DK's Complete Classical tune Guide is a transportable encyclopedic consultant to multiple thousand years of Western classical tune.

From Bach to Berlioz, Glinka to Gershwin, Stravinsky to Shostakovich, and everybody in among, the Complete Classical track Guide comprises greater than 300 composer profiles, and provides a transparent definition of the actual types and features of 7 key eras: Early song (1000-1600); The Baroque period (1600-1750); The Classical period (1750-1820); The Romantic period (1810-1920); Romantic Opera (1810-1920); nationwide colleges (1830-1950); and glossy tune (1900-).

The Complete Classical tune Guide additionally contains a timeline that charts the evolution of musical types and kinds, tools, and gives factors of the development blocks of track — melody, concord, rhythm, texture, shape, pace, and dynamics.

Previously released as Eyewitness spouse: Classical Music, this booklet has been reformatted and designed and now comes packaged in an specific presentation slipcase.

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