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Music and its Story

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  • Date Published: March 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107632035

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  • Originally published in 1924, this book contains a concise introduction to the study of musical history, providing accessible information on the growth and development of musical forms. There is some biographical detail on the lives of musicians, but the focus of the text is mainly restricted to a chronological account of the nature of musical structure. Numerous illustrative figures and musical scores are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the historical development of music and musical education.

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    • Date Published: March 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107632035
    • length: 208 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. The beginnings of music
    2. Early stages of music
    3. Greek and Roman music
    4. Folk-music
    5. Music in the early church
    6. Introduction to harmony
    7. Music in the fifteenth century
    8. Music in the sixteenth century
    9. Music and the reformation
    10. Secular music
    11. Tudor music
    12. Opera and oratorio
    13. Handel and Bach
    14. Form and expression
    15. Beethoven
    16. Schubert - romanticism
    17. Berlioz - 'programme music'
    18. The later classical period
    19. Wagner
    20. Music and nationality
    21. Later developments
    Appendix 1. The modern orchestra
    Appendix 2. Form in instrumental music
    Appendix 3. Gramophone records
    Appendix 4. The listener
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Robert T. White

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