Classical Music For Dummies, 3rd Edition book cover

Classical Music For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Authors:
David Pogue ,
Scott Speck
Published: November 29, 2021

Overview

Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will show you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical, if it's really Baroque or Romantic.
Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative
guide will show you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical, if it's really Baroque or Romantic.
Classical Music For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The world of classical music becomes quite a bit less mysterious when you know the names and functions of all the musical instruments, and a basic timeline of the music itself. This Cheat Sheet will help you discuss classical music with confidence.