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Music for Life: 100 Classical Works to Carry You Through (Hardcover)

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"Fiona Maddocks's descriptions are dangerously moreish...a timely reminder of the importance of music." -- BBC Music

How does music reflect the key moments in our lives? How do we choose the works that inspire, delight, comfort, or console? Fiona Maddocks selects 100 classical works from across nine centuries, arguing passionately, persuasively and at times obstinately for their inclusion, putting each work in its cultural and musical context, discussing omissions, suggesting alternatives and always putting the music first.

About the Author


Fiona Maddocks is the Classical Music critic of the Observer. She was founder editor of BBC Music Magazine and chief arts feature writer for the London Evening Standard , and has written for numerous other publications. She lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780571329380
ISBN-10: 0571329381
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: December 4th, 2017
Pages: 224
Language: English