101 Masterpieces of Music and Their Composers by Martin Bookspan

By Martin Bookspan

«Although 30 years outdated, this can be a very good newcomers reference for these drawn to studying approximately and purchasing chosen classical masterpieces of the good composers. the data during this e-book remains to be suitable on this planet of CDs. the best works of 36 composers from Bach to Vivaldi are mentioned with simply the correct amount of aspect. a quick biography of the composer is equipped in addition to a number of instructed recordings (vinyl or tape) for every paintings. you would have to, after all, visit the most recent Penguin advisor or Grammophone advisor, for instance, for the related CD recordings. it really is fascinating to match yesterdays recordings with the most recent CD productions, anything i'm doing as I exchange the vinyl in my assortment. This ebook isn't wherever close to an entire reference, however it additionally doesnt weigh down the amateur, and is consequently a delightful creation to classical music.»

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