Personalities | Dennis Brain | Modern Era | Classical

British horn-player

The son and grandson of horn-players, Brain was principal in Beecham’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and in the Philharmonia Orchestra. He played with brilliance and delicacy, recording the Mozart concertos under Herbert von Karajan (1908–89). He can be heard anonymously in many Philharmonia recordings of the 1950s.

Introduction | Modern Era | Classical
Personalities | Pablo Casals | Modern Era | Classical


An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...


Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.

Rock, A Life Story

Rock, A Life Story

The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.

David Bowie

David Bowie

Fantastic new, unofficial biography covers his life, music, art and movies, with a sweep of incredible photographs.