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Author Grout, Donald Jay. History of western music.

Title A history of western music / J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton & Company, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  ML160.G872 2010    Available
Edition 8th ed.
Description xxxiv, 986 p., 129 p. : ill., music (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Guide to recordings -- The ancient and medieval worlds. Music in antiquity -- The 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. Music and 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 -- The rise of instrumental music -- The Seventeenth century. New styles in the seventeenth century -- The invention of opera -- Music for chamber and church in the 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. The early eighteenth century in Italy and France -- German composers of the late Baroque -- Musical taste and style in the Enlightenment -- Opera and vocal music in the early classic period -- Instrumental music : sonata, symphony, and concerto at midcentury -- Classical music in the late eighteenth century -- 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 theater to midcentury -- Opera and musical theater in the later nineteenth century -- Late Romanticism in Germany and Austria -- Diverging traditions in the later nineteenth century -- The twentieth century and after. The 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 -- Music since 1970 -- Glossary -- For further reading.
Subject Music -- History and criticism.
Added Author Grout, Donald Jay.
Palisca, Claude V.
ISBN 9780393931259 (hardcover)
0393931250 (hardcover)