Sometimes composers (e.g., Beethoven) presented listeners with music that was far beyond what they were used to.
Although many parts of this book are probably tedious for non-classically trained musicians, it's nontheless very entertaining and interesting.
Everett's study is a superb guide to the Beatles' music for those seriously interested in the architecture of the songs.
This consists of deep analysis of the harmony and other aspects of quite a few Beatles songs. Probably too deep for someone who wants just to sing along, but wonderful for someone... Read morePublished 5 days ago by RFC
then you will enjoy this book. Find out how they went about playing their instruments and crafted their songs. You'll not be sorry you bought this.Published 14 months ago by ____
I'm not a trained musician, nor scholarly; however, I've played guitar for years and have always admired the Beatles and their music. Read morePublished on September 11, 2008 by J. Ballard
To understand the majority of this book one would need a music theory background, possibly at the graduate level. Read morePublished on May 16, 2007 by Michael Williams
The author knows his subject and, when considering the market for the book, must have decided not to "dumb it down". Good work!Published on October 19, 2001 by "email@example.com"