Music in the 20th Century, Volume 3
M.E. Sharpe, 1999 - Music - 800 pages
Contains over 150 articles that provide information about some of the most significant musical developments and performers of the twentieth century, covering genres, forms, technical advances, national styles, and individuals; arranged alphabetically from Cole Porter to zouk. Includes a biographical digest of over one thousand entries.
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These two titles cover the same material in a similar format but on a different scale. The Cassell Companion to 20th-Century Music, an updated revision of Pickering's Brewer's Twentieth-Century Music ... Read full review
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