The Oxford History of Western Music: The nineteenth century, Volume 3

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Oxford University Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Music - 830 pages
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The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin's landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards. The online version includes all 1.25 million words, 500 images, and 1,800 musical examples from the updated paperback edition with sophisticated search and browse functionality designed to maximize the dynamic possibilities of online reading and research.

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Taruskin (musicology, Berkeley) always thinks big, so it is no surprise that he has single-handedly produced a six-volume history of Western music from the earliest chant up to the present day. The ... Read full review

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This is book is extraordinary, beyond so many models of writing music history. It really puts music in a multiple layered context. The music analysis is also insightful and interesting Read full review

Contents

Real Worlds and Better Ones i
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The Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century
2
The Music Trance
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Copyright

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Richard Taruskin is Class of 1955 Chair of Music at the University of California, Berkeley and is the author of "Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions "(UC Press), among many other books.

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