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Celebrating the key events that have shaped the way we play and listen to classical music today.
Classic FM's recent hardback book – 50 Moments That Rocked The Classical Music World celebrates the key events that have shaped the way we play and listen to classical music today.
Although selecting the TOP 50 moments is a subjective task, the authors have vividly brought to life some of the most exciting and pivotal occasions that can be seen as real game changers over the past 1000 years of classical music history including:
· The first musical instruments
· The introduction of musical notation
· The first ballet
· The first film soundtrack
· The first Three Tenors' Concert in Rome
· Composing on computer
· The digital download revolution
Other moments included in this eclectic and informative hardback book cover the technological advances in music recording, landmark concerts, the births and deaths of great composers, and much, much more.