Classical Music For Dummies
The more you know about classical music, the more you love it. Now, thanks to Classical Music For Dummies, you can achieve a whole new level of insight into both the composers and the compositions that have made classical music one of the great accomplishments of humankind.
Classical Music For Dummies doesn't assume that you have a degree in musicology -- or even that you took a course in music appreciation. Rather, the multimedially gifted David Pogue and renowned conductor Scott Speck explain classical music in terms you can understand, and they describe musical elements so that you can hear them for yourself.
A reference you can dip into at any point, Classical Music For Dummies covers such topics as
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - startingover - LibraryThing
I absolutely love this book. I've always been vaguely interested in classical music, and sometimes it's the only sort of music I can bear to listen to, but I was never really exposed to anything other ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Joles - LibraryThing
All of the Dummies books are excellent and this is no exception. I love how it delves into depth, while also relating anecdotes and cartoons to hold the reader's attention. The CD is also excellent. Read full review