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  - mezamashiman - LibraryThing

This book serves as a wonderful introduction to the history of European and American art music. The book is structured in an interesting way. Instead of being a simple chronology of music history ... Read full review

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Very well illustrated history of music Read full review

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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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