The power of music, the way it works on the mind and heart, remains an enticing mystery. Now two noted writers on classical music, Michael Steinberg and Larry Rothe, explore the allure of this melodious art--not in the clinical terms of social scientists--but through stories drawn from their own experience. In For the Love of Music, Steinberg and Rothe draw on a lifetime of listening to, living with, and writing about music, sharing the delights ...
By Michael Steinberg
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (December 24, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.8 x 5.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 812670
Format: PDF Text djvu book
The only prerequisite for enjoying this book is that you honestly love classical music. Each of these marvelous essays show deep appreciation and reverence for the music. They seek to know more and to try harder to comprehend the complexities of thei