50 Moments That Rocked the Classical Music World PDF ePub eBook

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50 Moments That Rocked the Classical Music World free pdf An eclectic, fun and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music forever, from technological advances in music recording and practical innovations, to landmark concerts, the births and deaths of the great composers, and much more. Seeking equally to educate, inform and entertain, 50 Moments that Rocked the Classical Music World uncovers a rich and often unexpected history of classical music- Written by the authors of the bestselling Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music, this will be the perfect gift for the classical music afficionado, as well as anyone new to the genre looking to get their first foothold on the mountain of classical music.

About Darren Henley

Darren Henley is the Managing Director of Classic FM and the author of 23 books about classical music and musicians, including the bestselling The Classic FM Hall of Fame and Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music, as well as two audio books for children, one of which was nominated for a Grammy award in 2005.- Darren is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, of the Radio Academy and of the London College of Music- an Honorary Fellow of Canterbury Christ Church University and of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance- an Honorary Member of the Royal Northern College of Music and of the Incorporated Society of Musicians- and a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. He has picked up four gold Radio Academy Awards, four Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards, a Royal Philharmonic Society Award and a Classic BRIT Award. In 2012, he was awarded the Sir Charles Groves Prize for his outstanding contribution to British music, and he was appointed an OBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to music.- Sam Jackson is Managing Editor of Classic FM in charge of all aspects of the station's music policy. He has been the producer of the Classic FM Hall of Fame since 2008 and is closely involved with the station's large-scale music events and with the network of Classic FM orchestras around the country. After graduating from the University of York with a first class degree in music, Sam worked as the producer of many of Classic FM's biggest programmes. In his nine years at Classic FM, his programmes have been honoured by the Sony Radio Academy Awards, the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards and the New York International Radio Festival. He was chosen as one of the Radio Academy's '30 Under 30' for two consecutive years and, in 2012, he was the only person working in radio to be included in Music Week's '30 under 30'. He is a proficient piano and clarinet player and contributes regularly to Classic FM's blog.

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Author : Darren Henley
Publisher : Elliott
Data Published : 06 March 2014
ISBN : 1908739738
EAN : 9781908739735
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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