The wonderful story of classical music retold for children.
"[The Classic FM Friendly Guide to Music] Does what it sets out to do, providing a useful resource to dip into...tantalising titbits to be had.":[Daily Mail]
"this Friendly Guide [to Music] is a handy chum.":[The Glasgow Herald]
"This [The Classic FM Friendly Guide to Music] has to be one of the best little bargains around.":[Manchester Evening News]
"[The Classic FM Friendly Guide to Music] Anecdotal and informative":[Classical Music]
Darren Henley began reading the news at his local radio station, Invicta FM in Kent, when he was sixteen years old. Three years later, in 1992, he started working at Classic FM, the world s biggest classical music radio station, as a newsreader. His jobs there since then have included Managing Editor, Station Manager and Managing Director. Over the years, his radio programmes have won all sorts of awards, including one from the United Nations. He has written eighteen books about music and musicians, including a series of five Classic FM Friendly Guides, published by Hodder Education.
The Classic FM Friendly Guide to Music, Hodder Arnold, 2006 ISBN 9780340940198 The Classic FM Friendly Musica Quiz Book, Hodder Arnold, 2007, ISBN 9780340957158 The Story of Classical Music, Naxos AudioBooks, 2004 (Grammy Award nominated) ISBN 9626343141 Aled: The Autobiography (with Aled Jones), Virgin Books, March 2005 ISBN 1852272503 Famous Composers, Naxos Audio