The Memory of Music

Title:   The Memory of Music
Author:   Ford Andrew
Publisher:   BLACK INC Edition:  2017 Binding: Paperback
APN:   9781863959490 or ISBN(1863959491)
RRP:   $32.99 
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In this evocative and moving book, composer and broadcaster Andrew Ford shares the vivid musical experiences good, bad and occasionally hilarious that have shaped his life.

Fords musical journey has traversed genres and continents, and his loves are broad and deep. The Memory of Music takes us from his childhood obsession with the Beatles to his passion for Beethoven, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Stockhausen and Birtwistle, and to his work as a composer, choral conductor, concert promoter, critic, university teacher and radio presenter.

The Memory of Music is more than a wonderful memoir it also explores the nature and purpose of music: what it is, why it means so much to us and how it shapes our worlds. The result is a captivating work that will appeal to music lovers everywhere.

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