Usborne Understanding Music by Judy Tatchell

Usborne Understanding Music by Judy Tatchell

Usborne Understanding Music by Judy Tatchell

£6.99

This book is about enjoying music.
  • It tells you what is interesting about a whole range of musical styles, from plainsong to punk, so that you know what to listen for.
  • It includes the colourful story of jazz and looks at the enormous variety of music around the world.
  • A mass of musical terms are explained and there are lots of suggestions for music to listen to.
  • A section on the science of music explains how instruments work and why they sound different from each other.
  • You can find out how concert halls are designed to produce the best effects. You can also discover how records, tapes and compact discs work, and take a look behind the scenes at a recording studio.
  • In addition, there is fascinating background information on how composers work and how to go about composing your own music. A chart of composers from the 16th century to the present describes their music and its relevance to the society of the time.
  • Clear instructions tell you how to read music and there is advice on how to choose an instrument to learn.
With lots of pictures. An Usborne Introduction series book.
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