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A Brief History of Music in Western Culture

A Brief History of Music in Western Culture
Author: Mark Evan Bonds PhD
ISBN 13: 9780131838604
ISBN 10: 131838601
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-01-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
List Price: $149.20

Suitable for all courses in music history.

This brief and accessible text provides undergraduates with a conceptual framework for understanding stylistic and social developments in the history of music from classical antiquity to the present. This text allows the student to grasp the richness and importance of musical history in two important ways. It combines narrative with primary sources in a lively and engaging manner and it traces key concepts of musical style and the uses of music across time.