Great Composers and Music Masterpieces of Western Civilization

Great Composers and Music Masterpieces of Western Civilization

by Elizabeth F. Barkley, Robert Hartwell
     
 

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Providing an introduction to classical music for listeners and students, this survey of the Romantic period through the 20th century places classical and popular music trends in historical and social context using chronologies, anecdotes, and biographical profiles of influential composers. Barkley's & Hartwell's (both of Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, Calif.) text… See more details below

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Providing an introduction to classical music for listeners and students, this survey of the Romantic period through the 20th century places classical and popular music trends in historical and social context using chronologies, anecdotes, and biographical profiles of influential composers. Barkley's & Hartwell's (both of Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, Calif.) text is sparsely illustrated with composers' portraits and manuscripts, and includes coverage of opera, orchestral music, impressionism, and jazz. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9780536679536
Publisher:
Pearson Custom Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
118

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