This book features a great selection of twenty-four early intermediate (to intermediate) Classical pieces which have been chosen for their relation to Classical society, style, conventions and musical trends. The book also includes sections on:
- The Enlightenment
- Neo-Classicism in Art and Literature
- Scientific advancement and
- The Industrial Revolution.
Beautifully illustrated throughout, with notes on each piece and written in a clear and easy to understand format, this book is ideal for any student of the Piano to broaden their knowledge of the Classical era between 1750 and 1820, and the genres that arose from it.