Title:The Great Symphonies
This comprehensive guide to the world's greatest symphonies includes a detailed examination of the evolution of the symphony as a musical form and the genesis of the concert halls and orchestras necessary to perform these works. An international panel of music experts examine the great leaders of the symphony, including Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Dvorak and Tchaikovsky, in addition to modern composers and conductors. There is a full and varied discography enabling the reader to choose between the merits of compact disc, cassette or record, and guidance on the various interpretations which are to be found.
Second hand Hardback