The History Of Classical Music For Beginners by Ryan LewisThe History Of Classical Music For Beginners by Ryan Lewis

The History Of Classical Music For Beginners

byRyan Lewis

Paperback | October 20, 2014

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Music history is nearly as old as human civilization itself, and while it has permeated the arts and popular culture for centuries, it still has a mystifying aura surrounding it. But fear not - it's not as complicated as it seems, and anyone can learn the origins and history of Western classical music.
In addition to learning how better to understand (and enjoy!) classical music, The History of Classical Music For Beginners will help you learn some of the more interesting and sometimes comical stories behind the music and composers.
For example: Did you know that Jean-Baptiste Lully actually died from conducting one of his own compositions? You may have heard of Gregorian chant, but did you know there are many forms of chant, including Ambrosian and Byzantine chant? And did you also know that only a small portion of "classical music" is even technically classical?
These interesting, insightful facts and more are yours to discover in The History of Classical Music For Beginners.
Ryan Endris currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Colgate University. He is also in demand as an arranger of choral and instrumental music throughout the US, and his arrangements have been heard by audiences around the world. He holds Doctor of Music and Master of Music of Choral Conduc...
Title:The History Of Classical Music For BeginnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.82 × 6.22 × 0.51 inPublished:October 20, 2014Publisher:For Beginners BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939994268

ISBN - 13:9781939994264

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