Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra

Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra

By: Darren Henley

ISBN: 9781909653627
eBook ISBN: 9781909653634
Cover: Hardback
Published: January 8, 2015
Size: 178x111mm
Page Count: 112 pages


The orchestra is one of the cornerstones of classical music, beloved of music lovers around the world. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the make-up and functions of the different sections, from strings to percussion, as well as some of the greatest orchestras around the world and the incredible music that they perform.

Classic FM’s Handy Guides are a fun and informative set of introductions to standout subjects within classical music, each of which can be read and digested in one sitting: a perfect collectible series whether you’re new to the world of classical music or an aficionado.

Further titles include: Ballet, Opera, Film Music, Video Game Music, Classical Recordings, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music

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