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Cambridge Music Guide

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ISBN-10: 0521399424

ISBN-13: 9780521399425

Edition: 1990

Authors: Stanley Sadie, Alison Latham

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The Cambridge Music Guide is for all those who love music and wish to know more about its colorful history, development and theory. Superbly illustrated, the Guide is a comprehensive tour of every aspect of the musical world, expertly edited by Stanley Sadie, editor of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. The guide explains all the elements of musical notation, of pitch and harmony, of different musical genres. The development of musical instruments and the modern orchestra is charted through the ages, and the roots of music itself are traced--from Medieval chant to modern jazz solos and the electric wizardry of today's composers. With individual studies of all major composers…    
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/5/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 546
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Map
Preface
The Elements of Music
The Instruments of Music
The Structure of Music
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance
The Baroque Era
The Classical Era
The Romantic Era
The Turn of the Century
Modern Times
The Traditions of Popular Music
Further Listening
Further Reading
Glossary
Acknowledgements
Index