For the Love of Classical Music - A Companion

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From Gregorian chants to Stockhausen and beyond, this collection of infographics, tables, and key fact boxes has something for both committed classical music fans and complete beginners.

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.

Caroline High is a freelance journalist and writer whose talents range from the stage to the stave and beyond. Caroline is the former editor of Best of British magazine, and former associate editor on Yours magazine.

©2016, 240 pages