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For the Love of Classical Music : A Companion (Hardcover) (Caroline High)
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Have you ever wondered. . . How the orchestra got its name? Who wrote the longest-ever symphony? Just how do we know when to clap—and when not to? From Bach to Beethoven, Vivaldi to Vaughan Williams, the world of classical music has something to enchant every listener. Whether you’re an armchair connoisseur, a regular concert-goer, or an ardent musician,For the Love of Classical Music will take you on a tour encompassing landmark pieces and performances, key artists and composers, and surprising facts about the world’s most beautiful music.