Classical Music

A Beginner's Guide
Product Number: EB00664726
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781780741413
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What does classical music mean to the Western World? How has it transformed over the centuries? What relevance does it have today? Julian Johnson inspires readers to explore over 1000 years of music, and examines how music is related to some of the big ideas of Western experience including spirituality, emotion, the weight of history, and self identity. Julian Johnson is currently Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is also a composer and public speaker on musicology, championing the relevance of classical music to the general public.

Author(s): Julian Johnson
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2012

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