Music in the Western World

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  • Author : Piero Weiss
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • ISBN : 1111793441
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Music in the Western World

Music in the Western World
  • Author : Piero Weiss,Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 07 May 2007
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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.

The Music of the Spheres in the Western Imagination

The Music of the Spheres in the Western Imagination
  • Author : David J. Kendall
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 February 2023
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"This book describes various Western musical ecologies of the cosmos developed from the ancient world to the present, ecologies that seek to define the creation and preservation of the universe through musical principles. The author explores centuries of musical treatises, hymns, and Western fiction"--

Twentieth Century Music in the West

Twentieth Century Music in the West
  • Author : Tom Perchard,Stephen Graham,Tim Rutherford-Johnson,Holly Rogers
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 06 October 2022
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"Introduction Steve Reich pitched up in San Francisco in September 1961. He was a young musician, one who had been taken by the early-century work of the Hungarian composer and folklorist Béla Bartók, and he had journeyed west from New York in the hope of studying with Leon Kirchner, a composer in the rough-lyric Bartók tradition who'd been teaching at Mills College. But Kirchner had just left for Harvard, so Reich ended up working at Mills under Luciano

Oxford History of Western Music

Oxford History of Western Music
  • Author : Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 July 2009
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The Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical age. Taking a critical perspective, this text sets the details of music, the chronological sweep of figures, works, and musical ideas, within the larger context of world affairs and cultural

Popular Musics of the Non Western World

Popular Musics of the Non Western World
  • Author : Peter Manuel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 01 February 1988
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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.

Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
  • Author : Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 14 August 2006
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The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to a significant period in the history of Western music. Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries , the second volume Richard Taruskin's monumental history, illuminates the

Music in the Middle Ages A Reference Guide

Music in the Middle Ages  A Reference Guide
  • Author : Suzanne Lord
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 September 2008
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Music both influences and reflects the times in which it was created. In the Middle Ages, the previous Dark Ages, the Crusades, and the feudal system all impacted the types and forms of music in the period. Charlemagne standardized the church mass and promoted the Gregorian chant, to the point of threatening excommunication if any other were performed. Musical notation — the staff line — was developed during the period. The troubadours of France, Meistersingers of Germany,the Cantus Firmus of Italy,

Creating Global Music in Turkey

Creating Global Music in Turkey
  • Author : Koray Değirmenci
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 February 2023
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Creating Global Music in Turkey mainly analyzes how the local and global interact in the very place that is defined as the “local” by the global cultural system. It examines the different music traditions in Turkey as they are incorporated into the world music markets.

Opera The Autobiography of the Western World Illustrated Edition

Opera  The Autobiography of the Western World  Illustrated Edition
  • Author : Simon Banks
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 28 July 2022
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Since the first performance of the first opera in 1600, operas have been telling stories from myth and history. This book - beginning with the Creation and ending in the present day - is a chronology of myth and history as told in opera. Over 260 paintings and photographs, most in colour, accompany the narrative. Why were particular myths and historical events important at particular times? Why were the same myths and historical events told in radically different ways? In seeking answers

Music of Azerbaijan

Music of Azerbaijan
  • Author : Aida Huseynova
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 21 March 2016
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This book traces the development of Azerbaijani art music from its origins in the Eastern, modal, improvisational tradition known as mugham through its fusion with Western classical, jazz, and world art music. Aida Huseynova places the fascinating and little-known history of music in Azerbaijan against the vivid backdrop of cultural life under Soviet influence, which paradoxically both encouraged and repressed the evolution of national musics and post-Soviet independence. Inspired by their neighbors to the East and West, Azerbaijani musicians enjoyed

The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries

The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries
  • Author : Fabian Holt,Antti-Ville Kärjä
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 03 July 2017
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Popular music has come to play a significant role in the political and cultural history of the Nordic countries. Research on the region's culture has largely followed national narratives created by political and economic institutions, even as cultural life in the region--which spans a large area of northern Europe and the North Atlantic--displays more complex geographies and evolving global dynamics. As the first of its kind, The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries offers a series of

Making Music in Montessori

Making Music in Montessori
  • Author : Michael Johnson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 21 November 2020
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Infused with a warm, affable tone, Making Music in Montessori is the Guide’s guide to music education, providing Montessori teachers all at once a snappy, practical handbook, music theory mentor, pedagogical manual, and resource anthology. The book’s goal: To give teachers confidence in music, so that when their children walk away from a lesson all fired up to compose their own music, their teacher will know how to guide them. Before Making Music in Montessori, teachers may have

Right wing Violence In The Western World Since World War Ii

Right wing Violence In The Western World Since World War Ii
  • Author : Leonard Weinberg
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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Right-wing violence is undergoing a revival on both sides of the Atlantic. In Europe, much of this violence has been a backlash against migrants and their offspring carried out by 'lone wolves' and organized groups. In the United States, race, gender, and religious hatreds have triggered far more than 'normal' levels of violence, including a resurgence of attacks on Jews and other anti-Semitic behavior. Examining the contours of the current violence, this book traces the development of the right-wing in