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Scala Radio's A Soundtrack for Life

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781914239205

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 8th July 2021

Genre: The Arts / Music / Music: Styles & Genres / Western Classical Music

Bringing together much-loved masterpieces with exciting new works, this accessible and inspiring guide is a celebration of classical music.

Discussing pieces ranging from Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony to the scores for Avatar and Assassin’s Creed, each entry puts the piece of music into context, providing fascinating insights into the inspirations behind each work and enhancing your listening experience.

Organised into Occasions and Themes, the book suggests pieces of music to accompany you through your day, from getting up and getting dressed to running, reading, walking the dog, cooking, taking a bath, going to sleep and everything in between. You’ll also find expert curations of the world’s most romantic music and the greatest Christmas choral works as well as compositions that celebrate the natural world and mark births and marriages.

Perfect for classical music enthusiasts as well as anyone looking for an enjoyable introduction to this genre, this is the definitive modern guide to classical music.

To find a playlist of the music featured in this book on Spotify, search for Scala Radio and click on the profile for the station.

(P)Octopus Publishing Group 2021