Concise History of Western Music / Edition 3

Concise History of Western Music / Edition 3

by Barbara Russano Hanning
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393928039

ISBN-13: 9780393928037

Pub. Date: 08/19/2006

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

Thoroughly revised and updated with outstanding new pedagogy, Concise History of Western Music, Second Edition, provides an authoritative yet succinct survey of Western music history. Based on Grout and Palisca's classic A History of Western Music, Sixth Edition, Professor Hanning's text retains the uncompromising reliability and scope of its parent

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Thoroughly revised and updated with outstanding new pedagogy, Concise History of Western Music, Second Edition, provides an authoritative yet succinct survey of Western music history. Based on Grout and Palisca's classic A History of Western Music, Sixth Edition, Professor Hanning's text retains the uncompromising reliability and scope of its parent volume while presenting material in readable prose, with more pedagogy and fewer details. Lavishly illustrated with maps, timelines, color plates, and musical examples, Concise History of Western Music, Second Edition, delivers authoritative scholarship in an accessible and engaging format.

Author Biography: Barbara Russano Hanning is professor of music and chair of the music department at the City College of New York, where she has taught for many years. Among her publications are Of Poetry and Music's Power: Humanism and the Creation of Opera (1980) and Musical Humanism and Its Legacy (1992, co-editor).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393928037
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/19/2006
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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