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A History of Western Music
A History of Western Music Donald J. Grout, Claude V. Palisca 0393975274 9780393975277 New edition of a time-tested survey of Western music. The 22 chapters cover a range of topics from the musical life and thought in ancient Greece and Rome to the m
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A History of Western Music by Donald J. Grout, Claude V. Palisca

New edition of a time-tested survey of Western music. The 22 chapters cover a range of topics from the musical life and thought in ancient Greece and Rome to the music of the Middle Ages, the late Renaissance and Reformation, and Baroque period, to the solo, chamber, vocal music, and opera in Europe and America throughout the centuries to the present. Headings, subheadings, and marginal headings that provide a clear and consistent outline. Included are maps, diagrams, bandw illustrations, and color plates; examples from musical scores; technical discussions; and vignettes of composers and writers in their own words. Originally written by Donald Jay Grout (late of Cornell U.) and Claude V. Palisca (music, Yale U.), and revised for this edition by Palisca and an expert editorial advisory board. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

Author: Donald J. Grout, Claude V. Palisca

Language: English

Edition: 6th

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc (Np)

Publication Date: 2001-03-01

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Donald J. Grout, Claude V. Palisca (Edition: 6th) Hardcover