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A History of Music in Western Culture

A History of Music in Western Culture
  • Author : Mark Evan Bonds
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 05 December 2021
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 701 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A book that will enable the reader to have a greater understanding of music's role in our lives, this is a comprehensive study of the history of music from antiquity to the modern era. This book makes its subject matter lively and engaging by including loads of information in a way that the reader can easily grasp with its clearly-written narrative, use of illustrations, information boxes, composer profiles, and generous quantities of interesting material, such as composers' letters and critic's reviews of music throughout the ages. A two-volume anthology and an eight CD set of carefully chosen musical scores are included with this book. This book maintains the traditional divisions of music history: Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth Century, all connected by themes such as texture, melody, harmony, rhythm, and composers, which allow the reader to compare and contrast the different elements of musical style throughout the ages.


A History of Music in Western Culture

A History of Music in Western Culture
  • Author : Mark Evan Bonds
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 05 December 2021
GET THIS BOOKA History of Music in Western Culture

A book that will enable the reader to have a greater understanding of music's role in our lives, this is a comprehensive study of the history of music from antiquity to the modern era. This book makes its subject matter lively and engaging by including loads of information in a way that the reader can easily grasp with its clearly-written narrative, use of illustrations, information boxes, composer profiles, and generous quantities of interesting material, such as composers' letters and critic's

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An Index to Music in Selected Historical Anthologies of Western Art Music, Part 1

An Index to Music in Selected Historical Anthologies of Western Art Music, Part 1
  • Author : Mara Parker
  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • Release : 01 January 2019
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An Index to Music in Selected Historical Anthologies of Western Art Music is the essential reference for music history and music theory instructors for finding specific listings and details for all the pieces included in more than 140 anthologies published between 1931 and 2016. Containing over 5,000 individual listings, this concise book is an indispensable tool for teaching music history and theory. Since many anthologies exist in multiple editions, this Index provides instructors, students, and researches with the means to locate specific compositions in

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Oxford History of Western Music

Oxford History of Western Music
  • Author : Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 July 2009
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The Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical age. Taking a critical perspective, this text sets the details of music, the chronological sweep of figures, works, and musical ideas, within the larger context of world affairs and cultural

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Representations of the Orient in Western Music

Representations of the Orient in Western Music
  • Author : Nasser Al-Taee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKRepresentations of the Orient in Western Music

This book focuses on the cultural, political and religious representations of the Orient in Western music. Dr Nasser Al-Taee traces several threads in a vast repertoire of musical representations, concentrating primarily on the images of violence and sensuality. Al-Taee argues that these prevailing traits are not only the residual manifestation of the Ottoman threat to Western Europe, but also the continuation of a long and complex history of fear and fascination towards the Orient and its Islamic religion. In addition

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Early Printed Music and Material Culture in Central and Western Europe

Early Printed Music and Material Culture in Central and Western Europe
  • Author : Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl,Grantley McDonald
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 May 2021
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This book presents a varied and nuanced analysis of the dynamics of the printing, publication, and trade of music in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries across Western and Northern Europe. Chapters consider dimensions of music printing in Britain, the Holy Roman Empire, the Netherlands, France, Spain and Italy, showing how this area of inquiry can engage a wide range of cultural, historical and theoretical issues. From the economic consequences of the international book trade to the history of women

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Sacred Music and Liturgical Reform

Sacred Music and Liturgical Reform
  • Author : Anthony Ruff
  • Publisher : LiturgyTrainingPublications
  • Release : 05 December 2021
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Anthony Ruff, osb has written a brilliant, comprehensive, well-researched book about the treasures of the Church's musical tradition, and about the transformations brought about by liturgical reform. The liturgy constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium stated many revolutionary principles of liturgical reform. Regarding liturgical music, the Council's decrees mandated, on the one hand, the preservation of the inherited treasury of sacred music, and on the other hand, advocated adaptation and expansion of this treasury to meet the changed requirements of the reformed liturgy.

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Understanding Basic Music Theory

Understanding Basic Music Theory
  • Author : Catherine Schmidt-Jones
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 28 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Basic Music Theory

The main purpose of the book is to explore basic music theory so thoroughly that the interested student will then be able to easily pick up whatever further theory is wanted. Music history and the physics of sound are included to the extent that they shed light on music theory. The main premise of this course is that a better understanding of where the basics come from will lead to better and faster comprehension of more complex ideas.It also

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Sourcebook for Research in Music, Third Edition

Sourcebook for Research in Music, Third Edition
  • Author : Allen Scott
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 01 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKSourcebook for Research in Music, Third Edition

Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliographic terms in German, French, and Italian; and the plan of the Library of

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