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History of Music / Edition 2
     

History of Music / Edition 2

by Roy Bennett
 

ISBN-10: 0521336813

ISBN-13: 9780521336819

Pub. Date: 04/16/1987

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Assignments in Music series features a variety of books, audio cassettes and CDs including History of Music, Popular Music, Performing and Responding and Popular Music. This book presents a brief outline of the history of western music, covering all important areas, with the main emphasis on recognition of style and period. A checklist of pointers, or

Overview

The Cambridge Assignments in Music series features a variety of books, audio cassettes and CDs including History of Music, Popular Music, Performing and Responding and Popular Music. This book presents a brief outline of the history of western music, covering all important areas, with the main emphasis on recognition of style and period. A checklist of pointers, or 'fingerprints' of music style, is included for each period and the book ends with a main summary chart. The book is intended to help GCSE candidates in areas of the examination which involve the history of music and music styles, especially in questions where they are asked to identify the period and composer of previously unheard pieces of music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521336819
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/16/1987
Series:
Cambridge Assignments in Music Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
14 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

1. What is 'style' in music?; 2. Medieval music; 3. Renaissance music; 4. Baroque music (1600–1750); 5. Classical music (1750–1810); 6. 19th-century Romanticism; 7. 20th-century music; Index; Summary chart.

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