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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by [DK, Katie Derham]
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Books in the series A comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography. This book encompasses celebrated masterpieces from the most renowned authors to have ever lived. This book chronicles more than 100 of the best movies ever made, bringing cinema to life. Discover key artworks and artists from across the globe. The perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Discover how Holmes reaches his conclusions through deductive reasoning and in-depth biographies of key characters.

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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07K8CRZFM
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ DK (December 4, 2018)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ December 4, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 338642 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 802 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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4.0 out of 5 stars Soothing read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Really interesting book for classical music lovers
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