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Music Synopsis

Learn about how different genres started - including classical, folk, jazz, gospel, rock 'n' roll, country, punk, grunge and pop. Discover the stories of maestros including Beethoven, Wei Liangfu, Django Reinhardt, The Beatles, Joni Mitchell, David Bowie, Maria Callas, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong and Beyonce. Marvel at the orchestra with a huge illustration set in the Royal Albert Hall, and find out about ancient instruments from all over the world. Experience amazing musical moments from the first ever saxophone and early sound recording to the invention of the record and artificial intelligence. All this and more features in this richly illustrated timeline of music from 60,000 years ago to the present day.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781999967932
Publication date: 5th November 2020
Author: Nicholas O'Neill, Susan Hayes
Publisher: What on Earth Books an imprint of What on Earth Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 22 pages
Categories: Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage), History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage),

About Nicholas O'Neill, Susan Hayes

Composer Nicholas O'Neill has written, arranged and performed in almost every style of music, from classical to metal, from plainchant to funk. He is the recipient of multiple composition awards, Composer in Residence to the UK Parliament Choir, keyboardist for rock band JEBO, and a board game reviewer for various magazines and websites. Susan Hayes is in awe of children's limitless imagination and thirst for knowledge - she strives to enjoy the world through their fresh, curious eyes. Susan lives in the East Sussex countryside of the UK with her own children, her partner Neil, and two gorgeous but slightly ...

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