The Smart Guide To Classical Music by Robert ShermanThe Smart Guide To Classical Music by Robert Sherman

The Smart Guide To Classical Music

byRobert Sherman, Philip Seldon

Paperback | April 1, 2014

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Written by an expert with more than five decades of experience listening to and commenting on classical music, this reference is a rigorous introduction to the musical genre. Presented in a practical, accessible format, the information included in the book will allow readers identify instruments, composers, and compositions as they listen to the music; provides simple definitions of intimidating music jargon; and sheds light on the lives and legacies of some of the most important composers. Tips and recommendations on building a CD collection are also included, helping beginning listeners move from aficionados to connoisseurs as they consult this guide time and again.

Robert Sherman is a former music critic and columnist for the New York Times and the producer and host of the McGraw-Hill Companies’ Young Artists Showcase, broadcast on WQXR public radio in New York. A former faculty member at the Juilliard School for nearly 20 years, he is also a concert narrator with ensembles including Canadian Bra...
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Title:The Smart Guide To Classical MusicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 1.1 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Smart Guide Publications Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1937636232

ISBN - 13:9781937636234

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