HOWARD GOODALL is an Emmy, BRIT and BAFTA award-winning composer of choral music (Eternal Light: A Requiem), stage musicals (The Hired Man, Love Story), film and TV scores - among them The Vicar of Dibley, Q.I., Red Dwarf, Blackadder and Into the Storm. He was awarded the CBE in 2011 for service to music education.
For many of us, music is an intrinsic part of everyday life, and yet the history of its development and evolution still appears bewilderingly complex and specialised. Goodall book solves this with his highly accessible history for music lovers, now in paperback. Published to accompany Howard Goodall's BBC2 series which aired in early 2013 to rave reviews.