Wednesday, April 23, 2008

music game book

Who holds the record for the world’s loudest band? Which composer invented a musical notation system based on tennis? How much did a three-day ticket to the Woodstock Festival cost? Who were Igor Stravinsky, Georges Gershwin, Duke Ellington, and Janis Joplin? What are the behind-the-scene stories of Motown, glam rock, gangsta rap, or minimalism?

Featuring an assortment of games, puzzles, and trivia, this comprehensive volume contains a wealth of information, detailing all there is to know on twentieth century music history. Beautifully illustrated and filled with clever, short essays, Music Game Book is the fourth edition of Assouline’s popular Game Book series. Whether you are interested in learning more about music or are looking to sharpen your musical intellect, this comprehensive book is an interactive and fun guide. Music Game Book is a must-have edition for anyone looking to celebrate music—one of the most beautiful expressions of human creativity.

(via Assouline)

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