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Raising the roof

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Informal, raucous and sometimes scandalous, the heroes of classical music are often far from the composed images they’re portrayed as. Take a walk in the shoes of 20 original rock stars from the last millennium and find out what it really takes to write a timeless classical hit.

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Composer and broadcaster Jack Pepper introduces the world of classical music – and its colourful characters – as you’ve never seen it before… LET’S ROCK!Take a tour of musical history, and learn your timbre from your tempo, your tuba from your cello and your symphony from your concerto. Rub shoulders with 20 great composers – including child prodigy Mozart, pioneering musician Florence Price and film score composer Hans Zimmer – and find out what it really takes to write a timeless classical hit!Listen as you read, using the playlist inside, with over 40 classical pieces covering 1,000 years of music. The story doesn’t stop here, as Classical continues to influence music today and future sounds. Informal, funny and written with infectious enthusiasm, this book is sure to inspire the budding composer in every reader and open up this dazzling world of music to new fans.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 21 × 17 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

77

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

780.922 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B

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