From 1000 to the 1800s—Guido d'Arezzo to Frédéric Chopin
Guido d'Arezzo was a medieval music theorist who set the stage for modern Western musical notation. The Polish French composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin was, and still is, wildly popular for his concertos and original playing style. These are just two of the musical profiles presented in this volume, and readers are sure to be fascinated by the biographical narratives of accomplished musicians. The text is supplemented by photographs and primary sources.