The Triumph of Music
Composers, Musicians and Their Audiences, 1700 to the PresentBook - 2008
The rise of music and musicians in the West is the subject of Tim Blanning's fascinating new book, from poorly-paid balladeers to music-masters employed by fickle patrons, to the great composers of genius, to today's rock stars.
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, c2008.
Characteristics: x, 416 p. :,ill., music ;,25 cm.