‘Wise and playful…’
BBC Music Magazine
With a foreword by James Naughtie
Within the pages of this book lie musical prescriptions that offer comfort, solace and strength in the face of dark times.
Whether you suffer from loneliness or laziness, from bereavement or betrayal, a heartbreak or a mere hangover, here you’ll find the perfect piece of classical music to heal the heart, soothe the soul and cure the maladies of the modern world.
Musician and writer Oliver Condy takes the role of musical physician, using his years of experience to prescribe remedies for all manner of ailments in the form of classical music.
A beautifully-packaged gift book with more than 100 recommendations, Symphonies for the Soul is filled with fascinating stories behind the pieces and composers selected, and how in their own unique ways they can nourish the spirit in times of need.