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An introduction to musical history

J. A. Westrup

An introduction to musical history

by J. A. Westrup

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Music

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Sir Jack Westrup
    SeriesHarper colophon books, Harper colophon books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26895955M
    OCLC/WorldCa1397789

    Music: Its Language, History, and Culture by Douglas Cohen - CUNY Brooklyn College, The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, and form used by musicians. An older series, authored by a large number of specialists, is the New Oxford History of Music published by Oxford University Press. W.W. Norton and Company pioneered in producing a multiple-authored set of classic volumes, The Norton History of Music Series, devoted to the main periods of Western music history.

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