Handbuch der Musikalischen Gattungen (изд. LAABER в 18 томах)
Уникальная и единственная в мире и наиболее полная энциклопедия по музыкальным жанрам. Издания включают в себя полную и современную информацию об истории музыки и композиторах, писавших в том или ином жанре.
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My introduction to David Bowie came via Encarta ‘95
An Encyclopedia CD-rom program on my parent’s first computer, a Hitachi Elite 751. I was 13 years old in the suburbs without an Internet connection. I remember my little sister and I squeezed onto a dinner chair, parked in front of the monitor in our new makeshift computer room; waiting out that excruciating week before my parents would connect the Internet for the very first time.
A complete lack of options lead us to explore Encarta ‘95 as a source of entertainment. Our bare feet swinging, my kid sister’s toes barely scraping the wood floors my father lovingly finished himself one summer, as we discovered there was actual MUSIC hidden inside the disk.
An encyclopedia search for 'rock music’ would turn up such results as CCR (Have You Ever Seen The Rain?) and David Bowie’s Changes. My father would poke his head in from the kitchen and reminisce on CCR. Later he would offer headphones–because shhhhhh. I had one picture of David Bowie with a small blurb written explaining his impact on modern music. That was all I had to go on at the time, but all the conformation I needed to know that this was it: I had discovered rock n roll at age 13 on a program my parents had assumed was school related…