Classic FM Handy Guides: Film Music

Classic FM Handy Guides: Film Music
Hardcover, 112 pages
Size: 178x111mm
Publication date: 8 Jan 2015
List price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781783960521
eBook ISBN: 9781783960538
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Classical music plays a key role in film soundtracks, creating iconic moments and bringing classic tracks to a wide audience, from 2001: A Space Odyssey to Apocalypse Now. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the history of film music, the development of different styles, award-winning composers and the most popular pieces within the genre.

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, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music, The Orchestra, Opera, Video Game Music, Classical Recordings, Bach, Beethoven, Elgar, Handel, Mozart, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky.