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A history of western music

Author: Donald Jay Grout; J Peter Burkholder; Claude V Palisca
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] offers a ... contextual history of music in Europe and the Americas. From tropes in Latin masses to minimalism and the avant-garde, the history of Western music has long been a struggle between tradition and innovation, and [the author] explores the issues and people at the center of these conflicts.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Jay Grout; J Peter Burkholder; Claude V Palisca
OCLC Number: 61356355
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006. 7th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Ancient and medieval worlds: Music in antiquity; Christian church in the first millennium; Roman liturgy and chant; Song and dance music in the Middle Ages; Polyphony through the thirteenth century; French and Italian music in the fourteenth century --
The Renaissance: The age of the Renaissance; England and Burgundy in the fifteenth century; Franco-Flemish composers, 1450-1520; Sacred music in the era of the Reformation; Madrigal and secular song in the sixteenth century; Rise of instrumental music --
Seventeenth century: New styles in the seventeenth century; Invention of opera; Music for chamber and church inthe early seventeenth century; France, England, Spain, and the new world in the seventeenth century; Italy and Germany in the late seventeenth century --
The eighteenth century: Early eighteenth century in Italy and France; German composers of the late Baroque; Opea and vocal music in the early classical period; Instrumental music, sonata, symphony, and concerto at midcentury; Classic music in the late eighteenth century --
The nineteenth century: Revolution and change; The romantic generation, song and piano music; Romanticism in classic forms, orchestral, chamber, and choral music; Romantic opera and musical theatre to midcentury; Opera and musical theater in the later nineteenth century; Late romanticism in Germany and Austria; Diverging traditions in the later nineteenth century --
Twentieth century and after: Early twentieth century; Modernism and the classical tradition; Between the world wars, jazz and popular music; Between the world wars, the classical tradition; Postwar crosscurrents; The end of the millennium --
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Responsibility: J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca.

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[This book] offers a ... contextual history of music in Europe and the Americas. From tropes in Latin masses to minimalism and the avant-garde, the history of Western music has long been a struggle between tradition and innovation, and [the author] explores the issues and people at the center of these conflicts.-Dust jacket.

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