DescriptionThe Rough Guide to Classical Music on CD is a unique handbook - both a buyer's guide and a who's who from the Middle Ages to the 1990s. From John Adams to Alexander Zemlinsky, by way of Bach, Mozart and Stravinsky, more than 150 composers are covered here in plain-speaking, incisive style.
Written by a team of expert contributors, the Rough Guide gives you the context to the music and cuts through the hype to pick out the best recordings from the thousands of reissues and new releases. Featuring artists' biographies, an extensive glossary and listings of recital discs, this is the most complete one-volume guide.
Whether you've just discovered classical music or want to explore its remoter corners, the Rough Guide is certain to expand your horizons. ISBN:9781858281131