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A sound mind : how I fell in love with classical music (and decided to rewrite its entire history)

Morley, Paul2020
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A soaring polemic, a grumpy reflection on modern music and the love note of a fan, A sound mind rejects the idea that classical music is fusty and old. Instead, this book reveals it to be the most exciting genre in music, its whole sound and history based on the search for "new," which is so lacking (according to Morley) in modern rock music. This is a memoir of Morley's shifting musical tastes, but it's also a compelling history of classical music that reveals the genre's rich and often deviant past, and hopefully, future. Like a conductor, Morley weaves together timelines and timeframes in an orchestral narrative that declares the radical relevance of classical music, as well as revealing the hundred tracks that made him fall in love with the genre.
Author:
Morley, Paul, author
Imprint:
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020.©2020
Collation:
599 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
97814088687689781408868768
Dewey class:
781.6809
Language:
English
BRN:
382218
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryLeisure781.6809 MORAvailable
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