Album artwork for Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century by Kate Molleson

A radical new book by journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it on a global scale. A radical new book by journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it on a global scale.

This is the impassioned and exhilarating story of the composers who dared to challenge the conventional world of classical music in the twentieth century. Traversing the globe from Ethiopia and the Philippines to Mexico, Jerusalem, Russia and beyond, journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson tells the stories of ten figures who altered the course of musical history, only to be sidelined and denied recognition during an era that systemically favoured certain sounds - and people - over others.

A celebration of radical creativity rooted in ideas of protest, gender, race, ecology and resistance, Sound Within Sound is an energetic reappraisal of twentieth-century classical music that opens up the world far beyond its established centres, challenges stereotypical portrayals of the genre and shatters its traditional canon.

Kate Molleson

Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century

Faber
Album artwork for Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century by Kate Molleson
Hardback

£18.99

Released 07/07/2022Catalogue Number

9780571363223

Album artwork for Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century by Kate Molleson
Paperback

£10.99

Released 01/06/2023Catalogue Number

9780571363230

Kate Molleson

Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century

Faber
Album artwork for Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century by Kate Molleson
Hardback

£18.99

Released 07/07/2022Catalogue Number

9780571363223

Album artwork for Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century by Kate Molleson
Paperback

£10.99

Released 01/06/2023Catalogue Number

9780571363230

A radical new book by journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it on a global scale. A radical new book by journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it on a global scale.

This is the impassioned and exhilarating story of the composers who dared to challenge the conventional world of classical music in the twentieth century. Traversing the globe from Ethiopia and the Philippines to Mexico, Jerusalem, Russia and beyond, journalist, critic and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson tells the stories of ten figures who altered the course of musical history, only to be sidelined and denied recognition during an era that systemically favoured certain sounds - and people - over others.

A celebration of radical creativity rooted in ideas of protest, gender, race, ecology and resistance, Sound Within Sound is an energetic reappraisal of twentieth-century classical music that opens up the world far beyond its established centres, challenges stereotypical portrayals of the genre and shatters its traditional canon.