A History of Music in Western Civilization

Fascinating Discussions by 15 Prominent Music Authorities, with Musical Examples
CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: DD13326
Released: Dec 26, 1996
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781565111851
Narrator/s: Various
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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From anonymous 10th century troubadours to world-renowned 20th century composers, A History of Music of the Western World explores the roots of the most influential music genres of our time. Essential listening for students and lovers of great music, the collection includes stimulating discussions by 15 prominent music authorities, including Christopher Hogwood and Dr. Wilfrid Mellers. The collection includes 1) New Arts for Old: Medieval Music 1100-14802) Musick's Feaste: Music of the Renaissance 1480-16003) "A Pearl Distorted": the Baroque Period 1600-17504) Sonata and the Creative Ideal: The Classical Period 1750-18305) Expressions and Extravagance: The Romantic Period 1830-19006) Reaction and Revolution: The Modern Period 1900-19457) Contemporary Music 1945-19808) Approaches to Popular Music 1960-1980 9) From Cave to Cavern: The History of Percussion Instruments10) Islands in the Sun: The Story of Reggae and Calypso11) A Jug of This: An Introduction to English Folk Music12) Instruments Around the World


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A History of Music in Western Civilization
Product Number: BX00103407
Product Number:Z10009509
Product Number:DD13326

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Author(s): Various
Narrator(s): Various
Product Number Z10009509
Released: Apr 15, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781598874327

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