Paperback 30-second classical music : the 50 most significant genres, composers and innovations, each explained in half a minute / editor, Joanne Cormac ; foreword, David Pickard ; contributors, Robert Adlington [and twelve others] ; illustrations, Nicky Ackland-Snow.
Publication year: 2019
Publisher: Ivy Press
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1782409319 9781782409311 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2017.
Do you know a capella from zarzuela? Can you distinguish between a serenade and a symphony? If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to understand the creative journey taken by classical music from the Middle Ages to the modern era. From plainsong to program music, appreciate the passion and the pathos of sounds that have the power to stir our emotions to joy or sadness.
160 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm