Who Knew?: Answers to Questions about Classical Music you Never Thought to Ask

Who Knew?: Answers to Questions about Classical Music you Never Thought to Ask

by Robert A. Cutietta

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190462543
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 667,851
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

One of the nation's preeminent music educators, Robert A. Cutietta is Dean of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. Cutietta has written extensively on music education and psychology, and is the author of Raising Musical Kids: A Guide for Parents (Oxford University Press, Second Edition 2013), Encountering the Fundamentals of Music and Spin-offs: The Extra-Musical Advantages of a Musical Education. "Ask the Dean", Cutietta's weekly segment on KUSC Radio, has been on the air since 2006.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: The Orchestra and how it works
Chapter 2: The Maestro and Music Director
Chapter 3: The Opera and Diva
Chapter 4: The Composer
Chapter 5: The Performers
Chapter 6: The Instruments of the Orchestra
Chapter 7: The Music
Chapter 8: This and That
Sources of Quotes
Index

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