Sounds Magnificent — The Story of the Symphony - Herbert ChappellBritish Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC], 1984, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges otherwise a very well presented copy.
Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white. From the cover: “Herbert Chappell’s lively and exciting account traces the development of the symphony and the growth of the orchestra from the early string ensembles of seventeenth-century London and Versailles to the full-scale symphony orchestras of today. It is a story in which personal fortunes and daily circumstances, friendships and influences, politics and loyalties all played a part.
Size: 10" x 7½"
Number of Pages: 172
Introduction: André Previn
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