A Guide to Orchestral Music: The Handbook for Non-Musicians

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Relaxed and accessible in style, this authoritative guide is the first symphony handbook for non-musicians. The book begins with a general introduction to the symphony and short pieces on the orchestra and musical styles. Mordden goes on to describe, chronologically, over 700 pieces--from Vivaldi to twentieth-century composers. Further aids to the reader include two lists of repertory builders and a glossary of musical terms. "Easy and pleasurable to read...a genuinely useful guide for the music lover who has not had a ...

A Guide to Orchestral Music: The Handbook for Non-Musicians 1986, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195040418

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A Guide to Orchestral Music: The Handbook for Non-Musicians 1980, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195026863

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