Share the lives and loves of dynamic
composers, many living in poverty–their legacy of beauty and
inspiration not recognized until after death.
Delve into unique chapters–never
available before - on women composers and conductors, who are
still facing incredible challenges for the recognition of their
Learn about the instruments–from your own voice to those which
need an athlete’s stamina to master.
Get acquainted with the original
"soaps": favorite operas, operettas and musicals.
The origins of dance and ballet will keep you on your toes.
A glossary of musical terms,
pictures, photos, reading and recording lists complete this
reader-friendly text. Ideal for everyone, especially
teachers of Music Appreciation/History courses -- The Popular
Guide to Classical Music should be part of every college and
high school curriculum!
10½ x 7½ 334pp Hard Cover
Copyright© October, 1993, Birch Lane
Press, New York. Limited edition printing.
Out of Print - 50 precious copies
Price: $25.00 plus
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