From the Publisher
Classic FM's Classic Ephemera is an entertaining collection of quips and quirks from the world of classical music. This book contains nuggets of musical fact you didn't know you needed to know, and oodles of useful information you shouldn't be without. It includes a section on celebrated composers as well as potted plots of famous operas, retold as you've never heard them before. It's informative, engrossing, entertaining and often hilarious. Written by the authors of the Classic FM Pocket Books, this substantial volume of trivia should be on any serious music-lover's shelves.