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1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die
Music Matthew Rye Universe 2007 Hardback 960 pages Illustrated 0789315831 | 9780789315830 | Product code: 84582 Beginning with the anonymous composers of Carmina burana in the 12th century, this chronological guide covers 900 years of music and 1001 classic recordings available on CD, with many more noted as 'other recommendations'. Written by a team of 35 leading music critics, the signed entries provide information and commentary on the music and interpretation on each recording, along with details of the CD, its cover and portraits of composers and performers. With title and composer indexes. Foreword by Steven Isserlis. Please note the book does not contain a CD.