Chopin and Romantic MusicBook - 2000
Music is one of our greatest delights -- and these unusually handsome and informative volumes transport readers into virtually every corner of music's universe, from Bach to rock. Beautifully illustrated, and written in a lively, approachable style, the books recount major events in music history, tell the stories of important composers and performers, and explain details of instrument construction, fundamentals of music theory, and related historical details. Full-color illustrations throughout each volume have instructive captions and labels that help to explain musical details. In addition to titles listed here, see supplement page 9 for news of two brand new Masters of Music books.This handsome volume discusses Chopin and many other nineteenth-century Romantic composers. It also describes the development of the modern piano, and much more.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, c2000.
Branch Call Number: J 780.9034 Cav 3701
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations