Music in the Western World
Author :
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2007-05-07
ISBN 10 : 053458599X
Pages : 624 pages
Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
GET BOOK!

This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Music in the Western World

by Piero Weiss,Richard Taruskin

This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

GET BOOK!
Music in the Western World

by Piero Weiss,Richard Taruskin

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.

GET BOOK!
Popular Musics of the Non Western World

by Peter Manuel

This book examines all major non-Western urban music styles, from increasingly familiar genres like reggae and salsa, to the lesser-known regional styles of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, non-Western Europe (Greece, Yugoslavia, Portugal), Asia, and the Near East. Manuel establishes parameters that distinguish popular music from both folk and classical music, defining popular music as music created with the mass media in mind and reproduced on a large scale basis as a salable commodity for wide public

GET BOOK!
Beyond Exoticism

by Timothy D. Taylor

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

GET BOOK!
Western Music and Its Others

by Georgina Born,David Hesmondhalgh,Research Fellow in Sociology David Hesmondhalgh,University of California Press

"[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

GET BOOK!
Non Western Popular Music

by Tony Langlois

This collection provides readers with a diverse and contemporary overview of research in the field. Drawing upon scholarly writing from a range of disciplines and approaches, it provides case studies from a wide range of 'non Western' musical contexts. In so doing the volume attends to the central themes that have emerged in this area of popular music studies; cultural politics, identity and the role of technology. This collection does not seek to establish a new theoretical paradigm, but being

GET BOOK!
Music in Western Civilization

by Paul Henry Lang

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

GET BOOK!
Music of the Western Nations

by Hugo Leichtentritt

Contributions of many nations from ancient Greece and Israel to modern Latin American and the United States.

GET BOOK!
Ideas and Styles in the Western Musical Tradition

by Douglass Seaton

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

GET BOOK!
Art of the Western World

by Bruce Cole,Adelheid M. Gealt

Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them

GET BOOK!
Music

by Ted Gioia

"A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched" (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders and rebels who created musical revolutions and instead celebrate the mainstream assimilators who borrowed innovations, diluted their impact, and disguised their sources. In Music: A Subversive History, Ted Gioia reclaims the story of music for the riffraff, insurgents, and provocateurs. Gioia tells a four-thousand-year history of music as a

GET BOOK!
Focus  Choral Music in Global Perspective

by André de Quadros

Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective introduces the little-known traditions and repertoires of the world’s choral diversity, from prison choirs in Thailand and gay and lesbian choruses of the Western world to community choruses in the Middle East and youth choirs in the United States. The book weaves together the stories of diverse individuals and organizations, examining their music and pedagogical practices while presenting the author’s research on how choral cultures around the world interact with societies and

GET BOOK!
The Book that Made Your World

by Vishal Mangalwadi

Understand where we came from. Whether you're an avid student of the Bible or a skeptic of its relevance, The Book That Made Your World will transform your perception of its influence on virtually every facet of Western civilization. Indian philosopher Vishal Mangalwadi reveals the personal motivation that fueled his own study of the Bible and systematically illustrates how its precepts became the framework for societal structure throughout the last millennium. From politics and science, to academia and technology, the

GET BOOK!
Playboy of the Western World

by J.M Synge

First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

GET BOOK!
World Music  A Very Short Introduction

by Philip V. Bohlman

'World music' emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures. This book draws readers into a remarkable range of these historical encounters, in which music had the power to evoke the exotic and to give voice to the voiceless. In the course of the volume's eight chapters the reader witnesses music's involvement in the modern world, but also the individual moments and particular histories that are crucial to an understanding of music's diversity. World Music is

GET BOOK!
Music in the Nineteenth Century

by Walter Frisch

Nineteenth-century music in its cultural, social, and intellectual contexts. Music in the Nineteenth Century examines the period from the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to the advent of Modernism in the 1890s. Frisch traces a complex web of relationships involving composers, performers, publishers, notated scores, oral traditions, audiences, institutions, cities, and nations. The book's central themes include middle-class involvement in music, the rich but elusive concept of Romanticism, the cult of virtuosity, and the ever-changing balance between musical and commercial interests.

GET BOOK!
The Rise of Music in the Ancient World  East and West

by Curt Sachs

An eminent scholar explores the evolution of music, from the ecstatic singing of early civilizations to the development of more structured styles in Egypt, East Asia, Rome, and other regions.

GET BOOK!