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A History of Western Music
A History of Western Music J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca 0393979911 9780393979916 Renowned for its comprehensive coverage of genres and styles in Western music from antiquity to the present, A History of Western Music has s
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A History of Western Music by J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca

Renowned for its comprehensive coverage of genres and styles in Western music from antiquity to the present, A History of Western Music has secured its placethrough six editions and for almost half a centuryas the definitive resource for every musician. In this latest edition, J. Peter Burkholder has renewed and updated the book to suit the ways in which instructors teach and students learn today, all while maintaining the authority and comprehensive coverage that has defined this classic text. In a shift of emphasis, this edition places people making choices at the center of the story. Linking historical and social context directly to musical practice and styles, this edition calls attention to whats important, where it fits, why it matters, and who cares.

Author: J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. P

Language: English

Edition: 7th

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: 2005-07-06

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J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. P (Edition: 7th) Hardcover