• Composers

  • Their Lives and Works
  • By: DK
  • Narrated by: Richard Trinder
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Composers

By: DK
Narrated by: Richard Trinder
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Publisher's summary

Introduced with more than 90 biographical entries that trace the friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired each musical genius and their work.

Profiles offer revealing insights into what drove each individual to create the musical masterpieces - symphonies, concertos, and operatic scores - that changed the direction of classical music and are still celebrated as masterpieces today.

The audiobook introduces the key influences, themes, and working methods of each individual, setting their works within a wider historical and cultural context.

Charting the development of classical music and music movements across the centuries, Composers provides a compelling glimpse into the personal lives, loves, and influences of the giants of the classical music canon.

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