• Teaching, Language & Reference
      August 2009

      The Great Composers

      by Wendy Thompson

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      November 2011

      The Encyclopedia of Music

      Musical Instruments and the art of music-making

      by Max Wade-Matthews Wendy Thompson

      This comprehensive encyclopedia gives an overview of the way music has developed, beginning with ancient civilizations through to the present day. The section on music-making shows how instruments, ensembles and orchestras evolved and all the elements tha

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      September 2013

      THE MUSIC BOX

      Two encyclopedias of classical music, with more than 1150 photographs

      by Max Wade-Matthews, Wendy Thompson

      The two books in this beautiful box set provide a complete illustrated guide to the history of music, instruments of the orchestra and the most influential classical composers. Music answers the question,

    • Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles

      THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC

      Instruments of the orchestra and the great composers

      by Max Wade-Matthews and Wendy Thompson

      This comprehensive encyclopedia gives an overview of the way music has developed, beginning with ancient civilizations through to the present day. The section on music-making shows how instruments, ensembles and orchestras evolved and all the elements tha

    • Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles
      September 2017

      THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC

      Instruments of the orchestra and the great composers

      by Max Wade-Matthews, Wendy Thompson

      THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC Instruments of the orchestra and the great composers Max Wade-Matthews and Wendy Thompson - A complete encyclopedia of musical instruments, covering all sections of the orchestra: strings, woodwind and brass, percussion, keyboard

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      August 2010

      Classical Composers

      The lives and works of the great musical creators of the Medieval, Baroque and Classical eras, with 200 illustrations

      by Wendy Thompson

      This book provides an illustrated guide to the most influential composers from the beginnings of composition in the 12th century to the golden age of Western music in the mid-19th century. The entries for each composer are accompanied by full-colour photo

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