1001 Classical Recordings
You Must Hear Before You DieBook - 2007
In the style of the phenomenally successful 1001 Series this is an essential guide and gift for anyone with a passion for music. 1001 Classical Recording You Must Hear Before You Dieis the key to understanding and appreciating the entire body of classical music. Beguiling sonatas, moving arias and operas, uplifting choral works and dramatic symphonies are all described in reviews that also explain why certain recordings of each one are the most inspiring, artistically successful and satisfying. You can browse in any number of ways through the 1001 reviews, discovering new types of music, new composers and individual works to explore.Unlike many classical music guides, 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Diefeatures album cover illustrations, highlights recommended releases and includes quotations that shed light on the composers and their works. For the novice and seasoned concert-goer alike, the passionate reviews, indepth biographical information and unexpected insights make this a unique and indispensable companion to the best of classical music.