Classical MusicBook - 2005
The 28-page introductory section includes spreads which display the instruments of the modern symphony orchestra, and some of their antecedents.
The composer's music is explored in successive spreads. A timeline charts the turning points in the individual's life, alongside the dates that key works were completed.
The remaining composers are covered in one, quarter or half page profiles which comprise a concise biography, a timeline and commentaries on a selection of important works in a range of styles.