The Npr Classical Music Companion

An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening

by Miles Hoffman

Paperback, 306 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $18.95 | purchase

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The Npr Classical Music Companion
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An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening
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Miles Hoffman

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Recently revised for the latest wave of classical music fans, this popular introduction to the genre by NPR commentator Miles Hoffman teaches readers how to distinguish between good and bad performances, explains why opera was invented, and shares fascinating facts designed to heighten appreciation for the form. Original.