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Music in Western Civilization (Available Titles Cengagenow)

Music in Western Civilization (Available Titles Cengagenow)
Author: Craig Wright - Bryan R. Simms
ISBN 13: 9780534619626
ISBN 10: 534619622
Edition: 1
Publisher: Schirmer
Publication Date: 2005-07-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 864
List Price: $128.95

This textbook for music majors places music within the context of each period of Western intellectual history, showing how cultural and social events are reflected in the development of prominent composers, styles, and genres. Each of 83 chronological chapters covers one or two composers and features a succinct historical overview and an analysis of representative compositions. Listening Cues sprinkled throughout the text direct the reader to over 250 audio tracks contained on the CD set (sold separately). Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR