by Sally K. Albrecht & Jay Althouse
The Music and Lives of 22 Great Composers, with Listening CD, Reviews/Tests, and Supplemental Materials
Alfred’s popular 100% reproducible best seller is now available in Volume 2. For each of the 22 featured composers, there is a biography, a portrait, a listing of the composer’s musical genres, interesting factoids, and a timeline. Listen to an example of each composer’s music while following the helpful listening guide. Also included are reveiws/tests plus pages of supplementary material. Composers include: Berlioz; Bernstein; Britten; Chopin; Dufay; Ellington; Gershwin; Grieg; Mahler; Mussorgsky; Offenbach; Pachelbel; Prokofiev; Palestrina; Puccini; Purcell; Rachmaninoff; Rimsky-Korsakov; Rossini; Saint Saens; Schoenberg and Strauss.