The History of Rock MusicBook - 1999
Music is one of our greatest delights -- and these unusually handsome and informative volumes transport readers into virtually every corner of music's universe, from Bach to rock. Beautifully illustrated, and written in a lively, approachable style, the books recount major events in music history, tell the stories of important composers and performers, and explain details of instrument construction, fundamentals of music theory, and related historical details. Full-color illustrations throughout each volume have instructive captions and labels that help to explain musical details. In addition to titles listed here, see supplement page 9 for news of two brand new Masters of Music books.Recounted here are some of rock music's highlights -- Elvis, Bill Haley, Jimmy Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Woodstock experience, and much more.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c1999
Branch Call Number: j781.6609 BER
Characteristics: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm