The Classical Music Experience With Web Site: Discover the Music of the World's Greatest Composers

The Classical Music Experience With Web Site: Discover the Music of the World's Greatest Composers by Julius Jacobson II M.D. epub pdf fb2

Title: The Classical Music Experience With Web Site: Discover the Music of the World's Greatest Composers
Author: Julius Jacobson II M.D.
ISBN10: 1402211988
ISBN13: 978-1402211980
Publisher: Sourcebooks MediaFusion; 2 edition (April 1, 2008)
Language: English
Subcategory: Music
Size PDF: 1593 kb
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Rating: 4.7/5
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Pages: 384 pages
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The Classical Music Experience With Web Site: Discover the Music of the World's Greatest Composers by Julius Jacobson II M.D.


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Hear and Discover the sounds and stories of 65 great composersThe Classical Music Experience tells the stories of the world's most celebrated composers, ranging from Bach to Bernstein, including the works of Hayden, Beethoven, Rossini, Chopin, Brahms, Britten, Rachmaninoff and more. It weaves 500 years of history and music into a rich tapestry of sound and story unlike any other book of its kind.On an exclusive web site, Kevin Kline guides you through illuminating excerpts of the music of the world's greatest composers. Plus, you'll get access to all the music featured in the book from Naxos, the world's leading classical music label, at Naxos.com.You'll learn that:--George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue was commissioned by a bandleader to prove that jazz could be socially acceptable if dressed in symphonic clothing.--The rhythm of the opening four notes of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony spells out the letter "V" in Morse code and came to stand for "Victory" to the Allies during World War II.--Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring inspired a riot in the concert hall at its premiere in Paris on May 29, 1913....and much more!