Calling on the Composer: A Guide to European Composer Houses by Julie Anne Sadie,Stanley Sadie

By Julie Anne Sadie,Stanley Sadie

Across Europe, greater than 300 homes and museums commemorate the composers who lived and labored in them. In Calling at the Composer, two distinct musicologists advisor the musically curious traveller or reader to those websites and supply crucial info on their content material and significance.

Whether lakeside hut or moated fort, clock tower or cave, village institution or advantageous city residence, the actual context for musical genius and the artefacts of daily life have a robust effect on how we understand the determine in the back of the song we all know and love. Julie and Stanley Sadie have journeyed to thirty-one international locations to collect this particular shuttle better half and reference resource. they give functional info for the customer, pro insights, and energetic statement. Richly illustrated and supported via thorough maps, the entries on person composers hint their steps during the practicalities of existence and disclose to us the context of creativity.

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