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  • History of Western Music, 10th Ed.
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    History of Western Music, 10th Ed.

    The definitive history of Western music, now with Total Access. Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A Hi...

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  • Concise History of Western Music (Fifth Edition)
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    Concise History of Western Music (Fifth Edition)

    Barbara Hanning’s Concise History of Western Music offers students a manageable introduction to the forces that shaped music. Combining concision w...

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  • A History of Opera
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    A History of Opera

    “The best single volume ever written on the subject, such is its range, authority, and readability.”―Times Literary Supplement Why has opera transf...

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  • Leningrad Siege and Symphony
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    Leningrad Siege and Symphony

    From Brian Moynahan, award-winning foreign correspondent and European editor with the Sunday Times, comes a brilliant work of military, political, ...

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  • The Oxford History of Western Music
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    The Oxford History of Western Music

    by Christopher H. Gibbs and Richard Taruskin The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition, Second Edition, immerses students in the engagin...

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  • Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy
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    Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy

    The early seventeenth century, when the first operas were written and technical advances with far-reaching consequences—such as tonal music—began t...

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    Music in the Renaissance, 2nd Edition

    A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance.   ...

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  • Companion to Medieval and Renaissance Music
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    Companion to Medieval and Renaissance Music

    With contributions from a range of internationally known early music scholars and performers, Tess Knighton and David Fallows provide a lively new ...

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  • Music in the Western World
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    Music in the Western World

    This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, m...

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  • Sonata Forms
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    Sonata Forms

    "Nobody writes better about music .... again and again, unerring insight into just the features that make the music special and fine."—The New York...

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  • The Classical Style
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    The Classical Style

    A greatly expanded edition of the National Book Award-winning masterpiece by a world-class pianist and writer on music. This outstanding book treat...

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  • Music in the 19th Century (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) 1st Ed.
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    Music in the 19th Century (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) 1st Ed.

    Nineteenth-century music in its cultural, social, and intellectual contexts. Music in the Nineteenth Century examines the period from the Congress ...

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  • The Chronicle of Classical Music
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    The Chronicle of Classical Music

    Taking the form of a chronological diary from 1600 to the present, this book leads the reader through the centuries, year by year, following the m...

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  • History of Music in Western Culture 4th edition
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    History of Music in Western Culture 4th edition

    Mark Bonds Learn the History of Music, through Music.   A History of Music in Western Culture, 4/e is based on the premise that the best way to con...

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  • Music in 1853: The Biography of a Year
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    Music in 1853: The Biography of a Year

    No one composer is at the centre of this fascinating story, but a larger picture emerges of a shift in musical scenery, from the world of the innoc...

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  • The Romantic Generation
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    The Romantic Generation

    What Charles Rosen's celebrated book The Classical Style did for music of the Classical period, this new, much-awaited volume brilliantly does for ...

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    Music of the Baroque Anthology of Scores 2nd editiion

    A companion volume to David Schulenberg's textbook, Music of the Baroque, Second Edition, Music of the Baroque: An Anthology of Scores includes wor...

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  • Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music: Classic to Romantic CDS Vol. 2
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    Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music: Classic to Romantic CDS Vol. 2

    The newly expanded recorded anthology features updated recordings from some of the best performers and ensembles working today alongside classic re...

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  • The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume I The Eighteenth-Century Symphony
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    The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume I The Eighteenth-Century Symphony

    Central to the repertoire of Western art music since the 18th century, the symphony has come to be regarded as one of the ultimate compositional ch...

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  • The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume III Part A The European Symphony from ca. 1800 to ca. 1930: Germany and the Nordic Countries
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    The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume III Part A The European Symphony from ca. 1800 to ca. 1930: Germany and the Nordic Countries

    The third volume to appear in the magnum opus of A. Peter Brown takes as its topic the European symphony ca. 1800–ca. 1930 and is divided into two ...

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  • A History of the Symphony: The Grand Genre
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    A History of the Symphony: The Grand Genre

    by, Jeffrey Langford A History of the Symphony: The Grand Genre identifies the underlying cultural factors that have shaped the symphony over the p...

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  • Music A Subversive History
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    Music A Subversive History

    by Ted Gioia “A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched” (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifte...

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  • The Most Musical Nation
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    The Most Musical Nation

    Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire Drawing on a mass of unpublished writings and archival sources from prerevolutionary Russian conserva...

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  • Music of the Baroque: An Anthology of Scores 3rd Edition
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    Music of the Baroque: An Anthology of Scores 3rd Edition

    A companion volume to David Schulenberg's textbook, Music of the Baroque, Third Edition, this anthology features frequently studied works by such c...

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