The Big Book of Classical Music looks at over 1000 years of classical music in 366 'days', with interesting facts, original illustrations, landmark events and much more, arranged by calendar year. It will be the perfect coffee table companion to any fan of classical music, and Classic FM readers have already shown their interest. On the basis of pre-orders, The Big Book of Classical Music is currently the number 1 bestselling classical music book on Amazon.
From the birth of Chopin on 22nd February, to the premiere of the Eroica Symphony on April 7th and the death of Mozart on December 5th, every day reveals a fascinating new musical milestone – the perfect excuse to sit back, relax, and listen to your favourite classical music. Each beautifully-illustrated entry pulls together facts, figures and noteworthy events – including biographies of the essential composers, suggesting listening for each day of the year, musical quotations and a host of other material.
The perfect Christmas gift for classical music aficionados and a highly accessible introduction for anyone new to the genre, this beautiful book is an indispensible guide to take you through a year in classical music. Pre-order your copy today!