A History of Western Music

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Norton, 1988 - Music - 910 pages
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This is a history of Western music from ancient times to minimalism and serial music of today.

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User Review  - Denis - Goodreads

Useful encyclopedia of music. Reference book Read full review

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User Review  - Irene - Goodreads

I can't believe the amount of information stored in this book. Nevertheless, it is well written and a joy to read, but I'm glad it was translated into Dutch. Read full review

About the author (1988)

Claude V. Palisca, late professor of music at Yale University, began his collaboration on A History of Western Music with the Third Edition. Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Renaissance music.

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