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Title:
Music in Europe and the United States; a history.
Author:
Borroff, Edith, 1925-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Prentice-Hall [1971]
Physical Description:
xvi, 752 pages : illustrations (part color), facsimiles, music. ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780136080831
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This widely used text for music majors examines the changing ideals that have characterized music of western culture since the Medieval era from the vantage of the performer and composer. In addition to music theory and philosophy, all facets of music -- musical theater, dance, instrumental music, vocal forms, folk songs, religious music, popular music, music in the media -- are examined.


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