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Music in Europe and the United States : a history

Author: Edith Borroff
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1971.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borroff, Edith, 1925-
Music in Europe and the United States.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971]
(OCoLC)592569543
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Borroff
ISBN: 0136080839 9780136080831
OCLC Number: 139535
Description: xvi, 752 pages 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, music , (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Musical examples --
Part one: through the medieval era. Music in the ancient world --
Minstrelsy --
Sacred song --
Philosophy and theory --
Gothic polyphony --
Popular polyphony --
Ars nova --
Part two: the Renaissance. At the height of the Renaissance --
At the end of the Renaissance --
America --
Part three: the Baroque era --
The new style in Italy --
The new style in Europe --
At the end of the Baroque --
The new world --
Part four: musical criticism. The modernist generation --
The classical generation --
America and Africa --
Music in the 1780s --
Part five: Romanticism. The Romantic classicists --
A new republic --
The Romantic generation --
Philosophy and theory --
The later Romantics --
An expanding nation --
Part six: the new music. Traditionalists and iconoclasts --
Between two wars --
A new sound --
Philosophy and theory --
The United States --
Part seven: history and music. The practicality of history --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Edith Borroff, Eastern Michigan University.

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