Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra

Classic FM Handy Guides: The Orchestra
Hardcover, 112 pages
Size: 178x111mm
Publication date: 8 Jan 2015
List price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781909653627
eBook ISBN: 9781909653634
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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 are new to the world of classical music or an aficionado.

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