Music In The Western World

Music In The Western World

Music In The Western World

Pt. 1. The heritage of antiquity -- pt. 2. The Middle Ages -- pt. 3. The Renaissance -- pt. 4. The Baroque -- pt. 5. The pre-classical period -- pt. 6. The classical period -- pt. 7. The later nineteenth century : romanticism and other preoccupations -- pt. 8. The twentieth century -- pt. 9. The recent, past, and the present.

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Genre : Music
Author : Piero Weiss
Publisher : Schirmer Books
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 567 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015082643530


Music In The Western World

Music In The Western World

Contains primary source material.

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Genre : Music
Author : Chair of the Musicology Department Peabody Conservatory of Music Piero Weiss
Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
Release : 1984
Total Pages : 556 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105042579347


Music From The Earliest Notations To The Sixteenth Century

Music From The Earliest Notations To The Sixteenth Century

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Genre : Music
Author : Richard Taruskin
Publisher :
Release : 2010
Total Pages : 906 Pages
ISBN : 0195169794


Popular Musics Of The Non Western World

Popular Musics Of The Non Western World

Reflecting the growing interest in popular music from the developing world, this book examines all major non-Western musical styles, from increasingly familiar genres like reggae and salsa, to the lesser-known regional styles of Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.

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Genre : Music
Author : Peter Manuel
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 1988
Total Pages : 287 Pages
ISBN : 0195063341


An Introduction To Music And Art In The Western World

An Introduction To Music And Art In The Western World

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Genre : Art
Author : Milo Arlington Wold
Publisher :
Release : 1965
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : OCLC:1055439838


Beyond Exoticism

Beyond Exoticism

DIVStudy of how systems of power and domination have shaped representations of otherness in music./div

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Genre : Music
Author : Timothy D. Taylor
Publisher : Duke University Press
Release : 2007-03-05
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 0822339684


Music In Western Civilization

Music In Western Civilization

A comprehensive history of occidental music focuses on the function of music as an expression of the spirit and artistic life of each age

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Genre : Music
Author : Paul Henry Lang
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 1997
Total Pages : 1107 Pages
ISBN : 0393040747


Introduction To Music

Introduction To Music

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Release : 2017
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 1524938459


Western Music And Its Others

Western Music And Its Others

"[Western Music and Its Others] will be taken as an important book signalling a new turn within the field. It takes the best features of traditional, rigorous scholarship and brings these to bear upon contemporary, more speculative questions. The level of theoretical sophistication is high. The studies within it are polemical and timely and of lasting scholarly value."--Will Straw, co-editor of Theory Rules: Art as Theory/ Theory and Art "The great value of this collection lies in the wealth of questions that it raises--questions that together crystallize the recent concerns of musicology with force and clarity. But it also lies in the authors' resistance to the easy 'postmodernist' answers that threaten to turn new musicology prematurely grey. The editors' comprehensive, intellectually adventurous introduction exemplifies the sort of eager yet properly skeptical receptivity to scholarly innovation that fosters lasting disciplinary reform. It alone is worth the price of the book." --Richard Taruskin, author of Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions: A Biography of the Works Through " Mavra" "When cultural-studies methods first appeared in musicology 15 years ago, they triggered a storm of polemics that sometimes overshadowed the important issues being raised. As the canon wars recede, however, scholars are finding it possible to focus on the concerns that led them to cultural criticism in the first place: the study of music and its political meanings. Western Music and Its Others brings together leading musicologists, ethnomusicologists, and specialists in film and popular music to explore the ways European and North American musicians have drawn on or identified themselves in tension with the musical practices of Others. In a series of essays ranging from examination of the Orientalist tropes of early 20th-century Modernists to the tangled claims for ownership in today's World Music, the authors in this collection greatly advance both our knowledge of specific case studies and our intellectual awareness of the complexity and urgency of these problems. A timely intervention that should help push music studies to the next level." --Susan McClary, author of Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form (2000) "This collection provides a sophisticated model for using theory to interrogate music and music to interrogate theory. The essays both take up and challenge the dominance of notions of representation in cultural theory as they explore the relevance of the concepts of hybridity and otherness for contemporary art music. Sophisticated theory, erudite scholarship and a very real appreciation for the specificities of music make this a powerful and important addition to our understanding of both culture and music." --Lawrence Grossberg, author of Dancing in Spite of Myself

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Genre : Music
Author : Georgina Born
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 360 Pages
ISBN : 0520220838


Ideas And Styles In The Western Musical Tradition

Ideas And Styles In The Western Musical Tradition

Ideas and Styles in the Western Musical Tradition, Fourth Edition, explores the conceptual frameworks that have shaped musical development from antiquity to the present. In a lively narrative that prompts readers to think both critically and creatively, Douglass Seaton uses historical documents from thinkers, artists, and musicians to add rich detail to the compelling story of Western music. This brief and accessible narrative of music history features numerous works of art, literature, and music that immerse students in the historical and intellectual contexts of musical styles. The thoroughly updated and revised fourth edition offers: · New pedagogy including chapter-opening summaries and outlines; marginal cues to identify key ideas in each paragraph; and extended excerpts from key historical texts · Increased and balanced coverage of women's roles in music history, ranging from discussions of key composers and performers like Isabella d'Este and Fanny Hensel to women's important roles as patrons · A custom score anthology drawn from the Oxford History of Western Music offers students full scores and analysis for key works from the text · A more user-friendly design makes it easier for students to quickly locate key information · Updates to the narrative throughout, including the most recent research findings along with updates to the reception of key works

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Genre : Music
Author : Douglass Seaton
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2016-07-18
Total Pages : 528 Pages
ISBN : 0190246774