Description - The Chronicle of Classical Music by Alan Kendall
"The Chronicle of Classical Music" is a diary-style chronology tracing the development of Western classical music, revealing the inside story of the composers daily lives: their travels, encounters, great works, performances, patrons, friends, lovers, families, finances, struggles and ambitions a kaleidoscope of facts. Here is history of classical music presented in a way that is accessible, vivid and multi-dimensional an essential book for all those interested in, or who are looking for a way into, serious music.
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(280mm x 219mm x 24mm)
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Author Biography - Alan Kendall
Alan Kendall was a Choral Scholar at King's College, Cambridge, continuing his music studies with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He is the author of some twenty books, mostly on music, including the four-volume Heritage of Music, which he co-edited with Michael Raeburn.