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20th century classical music

By: Maddocks, Fiona

Part of the The Ladybird Expert Series series
0718187865 / 9780718187866
Stock expected by 06/06/2020
17 cm 56 pages
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Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES. ____________How did modern classical music develop over the 20th Century?What enabled women to get their music performed in the early 1900s?Which classical composers borrowed from jazz?How did composers respond to politics and war?DISCOVER the stories behind Mahler's, Symphony No. 5 (1901-2), Ullman's Piano Sonata No. 7 (1944), Bernstein's West Side Story (1957), as well as learn about minimalism, jazz, swing, opera . . . AND UNDERSTAND TWENTIETH CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC. Discover the answers and more inside Fiona Maddocks' Twentieth Century Classical Music, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened throughout the 20th century, who the key composers were and what influenced them to write what they did?


3JJ 20th century, 5AM Interest age: from c 11 years, AVGC6 20th century & contemporary classical music, AVH Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, YQB Educational: Music, YQH Educational: History

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