A History of Musical Style

A History of Musical Style

by Richard L. Crocker
     
 

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Clear, systematic presentation of the evolution of musical style from 8th-century Gregorian chants to mid-20th-century atonal music. The author traces the creation of German symphonic style — epitomized in the works of Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms — and the parallel development of operatic style. A standard resource for music students, scholars, and lay…  See more details below

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Clear, systematic presentation of the evolution of musical style from 8th-century Gregorian chants to mid-20th-century atonal music. The author traces the creation of German symphonic style — epitomized in the works of Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms — and the parallel development of operatic style. A standard resource for music students, scholars, and lay readers. Over 140 musical examples. Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486250298
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/17/2011
Series:
Dover Books on Music Series
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
947,884
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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