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Classical Music for Dummies
     

Classical Music for Dummies

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by David Pogue, Scott Speck, David Pouge (Read by)
 

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Do You:

A.) Enjoy classical music, but not know much about it?
B.) Feel intimidated whenever the topic comes up in conversation?
C) Wonder what all the fuss is about?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, Classical Music For DummiesTm is for you! It's the easiest way to learn the basics without even

Overview

Do You:

A.) Enjoy classical music, but not know much about it?
B.) Feel intimidated whenever the topic comes up in conversation?
C) Wonder what all the fuss is about?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, Classical Music For DummiesTm is for you! It's the easiest way to learn the basics without even taking time out from your schedule.

This is no dry lecture. David Pogue and Scott Speck have a lively conversational style and a wicked sense of humor that makes it fun to fine tune your appreciation of the great works and the people (composers, musicians, conductors) who create them In this audio, they cover:

  • How to Spot a Sonata: The Packages Music Comes In
  • From Bones to Hepklephones: A Field Guide to the Orchestra
  • The Surprising Personalities of Legendary Composers: from Bach
  • to Beethoven
  • The World's Most Beloved Classical Pieces and How They Got That Way

Along the way, the authors illustrate their points with samples from seven of the most beloved and memorable pieces of music ever written including Tchaikovsky's Patheitique Symphony, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

Classical Music For DummiesTm is the fun and easy way to open the door to a richer cultural experience'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780694519088
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
Abridged, 2 Cassettes
Pages:
3
Product dimensions:
4.53(w) x 7.09(h) x 0.83(d)

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Classical Music For Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love the way the chapters unravel all the confusing terms and let me know that I don't already need to know everything to try to enjoy classical music. And it is 'laugh out loud' funny!