Beethoven and Friends(Hardcover Edition)
by Kishore Chatterjee
Number Of Pages: 288
Publisher: NIYOGI BOOKS
Author: Kishore Chatterjee
Details: What were monophonic Gregorian Chants? Why did Western classical music become polyphonic during the Renaissance? What kind of music did Bach, Handel and Vivaldi compose during the Baroque period? When was the opera born and which compositions are among the best? Which European city was the hub of Western classical music? What was the contribution of the Romantics to Western classical music? How did the 20th century impact Western classical music? Who were the famous conductors, tenors, divas or music critics of the last century? What is the fate of Western classical music today? Beethoven and Friends by Kishore Chatterjee, presents the history of Western classical music through the unusual stories of the many lives that shaped it.