visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Bringing the world of classical music to your fingertips Fandex presents a field guide to the composers their work and the fascinating lives they led. From Vivaldi1 whose scores were hidden in a private collection for nearly two centuries to Benjamin Britten who began playing piano at the age of two and revived British opera - from Bach begetting Mozart to Beethoven begetting Brahms - it's a chronological continuum of celebrated composers. It includes a note on all key works portraits and an answer to the question - did Salieri really have a hand in Mozart's death? Contraportada BEHIND THE MUSIC—INTRIGUE ROMANCE TRAGEDY AND GENIUS— Fandex celebrates great composers their work and the world of classical music. Discover the first musical superstar—Lizst. The bourgeois Bach behind the heavenly Brandenburgs. Brahms who grew up playing piano in bars and brothels and Stravinsky whose work incited a full-scale riot. It's every music lover's handheld deck of knowledge. Biografía del autor Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars cookbooks parenting guides and children's titles as well as gardening humor self-help and business books since 1968. From our What to Expect(R) pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day(R) Calendars to the iconic 1000 Places to See Before You Die and Brain Quest(R) children's products our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire educate and entertain readers around the globe.Bouchier is an award-winning weekly essayist for National Public Radio station WSHU in Fairfield CT.