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Music in the Western World - 2nd edition

Music in the Western World (ISBN10: 053458599X; ISBN13: 9780534585990)
ISBN13: 978-0534585990
ISBN10: 053458599X

Summary: This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day.

Benefits:
  • NEW! Known for its impeccable and wide-ranging scholarship, this edition retains
    most existing readings and brings the volume up to date to offer the most authoritative collection of primary sources available anywhere.
  • NEW! Known for its impeccable and wide-ranging scholarship, this edition retains most existing readings and brings the volume up to date. By adding this volume to your growing professional library, you will have the most authoritative collection of primary sources available anywhere.
  • Engaging, witty headnotes set every selection in its historical context.
  • Engaging, witty headnotes set every selection in its historical context.
  • Original historical documents and firsthand accounts of musicianship, from a rich selection of diverse authors and sources, help students gain insight into the personalities, controversies and developments of every musical period.
  • Original historical documents and firsthand accounts of musicianship, from a rich selection of diverse authors and sources, help you gain insight into the inherent themes, controversies and developments of every musical period.
  • The text's self-contained, chronological and topical design provides the student and instructor with maximum flexibility and ease of use.
  • Students complete this text with an understanding and appreciation of the full scope of music history that contributes and enlivens their musical experiences.
  • You will complete this text with an understanding and appreciation of the full scope of music history that contributes and enlivens your musical experiences.
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Summary: This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day.

Benefits:
  • NEW! Known for its impeccable and wide-ranging scholarship, this edition retains most existing readings and brings the volume up to date to offer the most authoritative collection of primary sources available anywhere.
  • NEW! Known for its impeccable and wide-ranging scholarship, this edition retains most existing readings and brings the volume up to date. By adding this volume to your growing professional library, you will have the most authoritative collection of primary sources available anywhere.
  • Engaging, witty headnotes set every selection in its historical context.
  • Engaging, witty headnotes set every selection in its historical context.
  • Original historical documents and firsthand accounts of musicianship, from a rich selection of diverse authors and sources, help students gain insight into the personalities, controversies and developments of every musical period.
  • Original historical documents and firsthand accounts of musicianship, from a rich selection of diverse authors and sources, help you gain insight into the inherent themes, controversies and developments of every musical period.
  • The text's self-contained, chronological and topical design provides the student and instructor with maximum flexibility and ease of use.
  • Students complete this text with an understanding and appreciation of the full scope of music history that contributes and enlivens their musical experiences.
  • You will complete this text with an understanding and appreciation of the full scope of music history that contributes and enlivens your musical experiences.
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Schirmer
Published: 05/07/2007
International: No

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