eBook The History of Classical Music, 1st Edition

  • Stuart A. Kallen
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  • ISBN-10: 1420511297
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511291
  • DDC: 781.6809
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This volume covers the history of classic music with individual chapters on its medieval and renaissance roots, the baroque era, classical period, romantic era, modern era, and classical music in the new millennium. Informative sidebars, numerous quotations from authoritative sources, annotated bibliographies, and complete indexes make these books valuable research tools for students.

Features and Benefits

  • This edition of the popular series has been updated to make music of all genres even more accessible, popular and culturally relevant in the 21st century.
  • The set focuses on the history, music, musicians, and instruments behind specific musical styles -- from blues to indie rock to rap and more.
  • It also addresses music videos, the advent of digital music stores and new portable digital delivery systems.
  • Each title provides a historical overview of the development of a specific music genre; explores the roots and influences of the genre and the key components that are definitive of the style; discusses the pioneers of the music; and considers the changes the genre has undergone from its inception to its present status on the world scene.
  • Informative sidebars, a glossary of music terms, a selective discography, an annotated bibliography, and a subject index provide readers with additional tools for discussion and research.