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    • Famous Composers

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Marin Alsop combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers: Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, and Shostakovich. Their colourful lives and their love of music are told against the backdrop of some of their finest works, an ideal combination.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Elaine on 03-04-07

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Story of Classical Music

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Aled Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by singer and presenter Aled Jones. In 1200 years, classical music grew from the chanting of medieval monks through the symphonies of Beethoven and the grand operas of Wagner to the huge orchestral sound-world of the 21st century, with its electronics and its film music.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • More Famous Composers

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The first volume of Famous Composers, written by Darren Henley and read by Marin Alsop, the American conductor, won a prestigious Audie in the US. Here, Henley and the Naxos AudioBooks team bring the combination of an entertaining but informative "life" and numerous musical selections to a further set of six composers.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Mozart

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Chopin

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Story of Classical Music

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by the conductor and musical personality Marin Alsop. In 1200 years, classical music grew from the chanting of medieval monks through the symphonies of Beethoven and the grand operas of Wagner to the huge orchestral sound-world of the 21st century, with its electronics and its film music.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, informative, easy

    • By Boulderite on 12-31-05

    Regular price: $15.95

    • Vivaldi

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Don't need to know the disagreeable

    • By Francis J. Slobodnik on 04-19-16

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Bach

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Haydn

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Mendelssohn

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Handel

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Rachmaninov

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • John Williams

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the More Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Shostakovich

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Beethoven

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Dvorak

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Marin Alsop
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Famous Composers

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Aled Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Aled Jones combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers: Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, and Shostakovich. Their colourful lives and their love of music is told against the backdrop of some of their finest works - an ideal combination.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Dvorak

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Aled Jones
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Shostakovich

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Aled Jones
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Bach

    • By: Darren Henley
    • Narrated by: Aled Jones
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This is a story from the Famous Composers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

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