Learn about how different genres started - including classical, folk, jazz, gospel, rock 'n' roll, country, punk, grunge and pop. Discover the stories of maestros including Beethoven, Wei Liangfu, Django Reinhardt, The Beatles, Joni Mitchell, David Bowie, Maria Callas, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong and Beyonce. Marvel at the orchestra with a huge illustration set in the Royal Albert Hall, and find out about ancient instruments from all over the world. Experience amazing musical moments from the first ever saxophone and early sound recording to the invention of the record and artificial intelligence. All this and more features in this richly illustrated timeline of music from 60,000 years ago to the present day.
This is Book 2 in the What on Earth Fold-Out Graphic History Series. See all What on Earth Fold-Out Graphic History books here.
Ruby Taylor is a designer, illustrator, and crafter. A graduate of Bristol UWE, she is based in London. Since graduating, she has worked on various projects and exhibitions and is a member of the Puck Collective. Ruby loves playful design, vintage children's books, and distinctive colour palettes.
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