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The Penguin Companion to Classical Music

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In this impressive volume, music critic Paul Griffiths offers a succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Here readers will find:

• Biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures
• Coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets
• Articl
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Paperback, 912 pages
Published August 30th 2005 by Penguin Books (first published 2004)
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Paul Anthony Griffiths, OBE, is a British music critic, novelist and librettist. He is particularly noted for his writings on modern classical music and for having written the libretti for two 20th century operas, Tan Dun's Marco Polo and Elliott Carter's What Next? [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Gr...]
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