Coloring Book of Early Composers

Coloring Book of Early Composers

by Eric Tomb, Nancy Conkle (Illustrator)
Publisher: Bellerophon Books
Coloring Book, 50 pages
Price: $4.95

A coloring book with portraits or often goofy caricatures of the composers. The real merit of the books lie in the information, brief one to two page biographies of each composer, approximately 30 per book.

Includes:

    Josquin des Prez (1440-1521)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1526-1594)
    Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594)
    Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612)
    Don Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa
    (1560-1613)
    Camerata or the "New Music"
    Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
    Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
    William Byrd (1543-1623)
    Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
    John Bull (1562-1628)
    John Dowland (1563-1626)
    Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
    Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
    Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
    Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)
    Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
    Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-87)
    Francois Couperin (1668-1733)
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
    Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Jan Sweelinck (1562-1621)
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