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YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day By Clemency Burton-Hill

YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day by Clemency Burton-Hill

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Classical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval era to the present day.

YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day Summary

YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day by Clemency Burton-Hill

'A magnificent treasury . . . a fascinating tour de force.' Observer

'Year of Wonder is an absolute treat - the most enlightening way to be guided through the year.' Eddie Redmayne

Classical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval era to the present day, written by award-winning violinist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Clemency Burton-Hill.

Have you ever heard a piece of music so beautiful it stops you in your tracks? Or wanted to discover more about classical music but had no idea where to begin?

Year of Wonder is a unique celebration of classical music by an author who wants to share its diverse wonders with others and to encourage a love for this genre in all readers, whether complete novices or lifetime enthusiasts.

Clemency chooses one piece of music for each day of the year, with a short explanation about the composer to put it into context, and brings the music alive in a modern and playful way, while also extolling the positive mindfulness element of giving yourself some time every day to listen to something uplifting or beautiful. Thoughtfully curated and expertly researched, this is a book of classical music to keep you company: whoever you are, wherever you're from.

'The only requirements for enjoying classical music are open ears and an open mind.'
Clemency Burton-Hill


Playlists are available on most streaming music platforms including Apple Music and Spotify.

YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day Reviews

Year of Wonder is an absolute treat - the most enlightening way to be guided through the year. -- Eddie Redmayne

Enthusiasm bounds from every page... It's the creation of a super playlist of classical music... Another day, another delight.

* Irish Independent *
Soothing, beautiful songs guaranteed to help you fall asleep. * Stylist *
Her enthusiasm leaps off the page. * BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Mail on Sunday *
A magnificent treasury . . . a fascinating tour de force. * Observer *

About Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill has been one of the UK's most prominent arts and music broadcasters for the past decade. As the host of BBC Radio 3's Breakfast Show she welcomed a new audience to classical music. Her television presenting work includes the BBC Proms and Young Musician of the Year, as well as numerous other music and arts programmes on radio, television and online. As a journalist her work has been published in every major UK publication, including the Economist, the Financial Times, Guardian, Observer and Independent. She is also the music columnist for BBC Culture. An award-winning violinist, Clemency has performed all over the world under leading conductors. She is the co-founder of Aurora Orchestra and a patron of the music and arts education charities The Choir of London Trust and Dramatic Need. She was appointed Creative Director of Music and Arts for New York Public Radio in September 2018 and she divides her time between London and New York.

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GOR009935430
9781472252302
1472252306
YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day by Clemency Burton-Hill
Used - Like New
Paperback
Headline Publishing Group
2018-10-04
448
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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