The Complete Book of Classical Music

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This invaluable musical compendium contains biographies of over 100 composers, including many before the age of J.S. Bach, and an analysis of over a thousand of their compositions in all branches of music. To provide historical perspective, the composers are in chronological order, beginning with Guillaume de Machaut and ending with Richard Strauss. A critical evaluation and biography of each composer is followed by a list of his major works, presented in order of composition, with programme and analytical notes allowing ...

The Complete Book of Classical Music 1989, Robert Hale Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780709038658

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Complete Book of Classical Music 1966, Robert Hale Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780709108849

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