The Resource Classical music for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; preface by Zarin Mehta ; foreword by Glenn Dicterow

Classical music for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; preface by Zarin Mehta ; foreword by Glenn Dicterow

Label
Classical music for dummies
Title
Classical music for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; preface by Zarin Mehta ; foreword by Glenn Dicterow
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a guide to classical music, with information on its history, types of music, attending a concert, instruments, and music theory. Includes a CD-ROM to play on a compact disk player, with music from Handel, Bach, Mozart, Beethovan, Brahms, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and Stravinsky, and Angel/EMI demo software for use on a PC or MAC
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Cataloging source
IdB
Dewey number
781.6/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
MT6.P64
LC item number
C53 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
Classical music for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; preface by Zarin Mehta ; foreword by Glenn Dicterow
Label
Classical music for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; preface by Zarin Mehta ; foreword by Glenn Dicterow
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Publication
Note
Includes index
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Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gone with the woodwinds
  • The top (and bottom) brass
  • Percussion's greatest hits
  • pt. IV. Backstage in the composer's brain. The dreaded music theory chapter
  • Once more, with feeling--tempo, dynamics, and orchestration
  • pt. V. The part of tens. The ten most common misconceptions about classical music
  • The ten best musical terms for cocktail parties
  • Ten great chamber music pieces
  • Ten great classical music jokes
  • Ten ways to go beyond this book
  • pt. I. Welcome to the classics. Prying open the classical music oyster
  • pt. VI. Appendixes. Appendix A, Starting a classical music collection
  • Appendix B, Classical music timeline
  • Appendix C, Glossary
  • Index
  • About the CD
  • The entire history of music in 80 pages
  • How to spot a sonata
  • pt. II. Listen up! Dave 'n' Scott's e-z concert survival guide
  • A spin through your free CD
  • Intermission, Backstage tour
  • pt. III. A field guide to the orchestra. Keyboards & co.
  • Strings attached
  • Beethoven
  • Symphony no. 4. Third movement
  • Brahms
  • Serenade for strings. Fourth movement
  • Dvořák
  • Symphony no. 6. Fourth movement
  • Tchaikovsky
  • La mer. Dialogue du vent et de la mer
  • Debussy
  • The rite of spring. Opening to the end of Jeu de rapt
  • CD-ROM musical contents:
  • Stravinsky
  • Water music suite no. 2. Alla hornpipe
  • Handel
  • Well tempered clavier, book 2. Prelude and fugue in C major
  • Bach
  • Piano concerto no. 22 in E-flat. Third movement
  • Mozart
  • Symphony no. 5. First movement
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ocm37693336
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Dimensions
24 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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Extent
xxvi, 356 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780764550096
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
97080115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
785555550094
Other physical details
illustrations
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) l97080115
  • (OCoLC)37693336
System details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Macintosh or Windows; CD-ROM drive. Musical selections also playable on an audio CD player
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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