In A Stunning And Innovative Performance, Piano Maestro James Rhodes Introduces Today S Readers To Seven Of The Greatest Composers Of All Time Bach Mozart Beethoven Old Guys With Curly Wigs, Right But Trust Me Those Composers Were The Original Rock StarsOpen Your Mind To Some Of The Most Breathtaking And Magnificent Pieces Of Music Ever Created, And Find Out Why The Rebels And Revolutionaries Who Wrote Them Are Responsible For Every Track On Your Phone Today Discover Their Backstories And How Each One Shaped And Defined Classical Music Learn About The Structure Of An Orchestra, The Language Of Music, And The History Of Musical Periods With Jaw Dropping Artwork And Avant Garde Design, This Visually Exquisite Celebration Of Classical Music Is A Surefire Hit For Both First Time Listeners And Longtime Fans Budding Aficionados Will Appreciate The Online Playlist Featuring James Rhodes S Favorite Selections
James Rhodes is a British classical pianist Born into a middle class Jewish family in St John s Wood, North London, he was educated at Arnold House School, a local all boys independent preparatory school, where he was sexually abused by a teacher.Aged seven, Rhodes became interested in classical music and began learning the piano He entered the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, but failed to make it past the second round.In 1993, he was offered a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama But due to mental health issues and his father s insistence, Rhodes took a psychology degree at University College, London On graduation, Rhodes took a job in the City of London, married, had a son and later divorced In 2008 he took up the piano again, and the next couple of years saw his profile go from complete unknown to rising star, attracting celebrity fans such as Stephen Fry, Benedict Cumberbatch and Sir David Tang Having performed in non traditional classical venues, Rhodes built on this performance approach, and became the first core classical pianist to be signed with the world s largest rock label Warner Bros He also had articles published in UK newspapers The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.In 2014 2015, Rhodes memoir, Instrumental was the subject of a court case, in which his ex wife attempted to place an injunction on the book, on the grounds it would cause distress to their son The Supreme Court lifted the injunction so the memoir could be published in May 2015 Adapted from Wikipedia Librarian Note There isthan one author by this name in the Goodreads database.
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