An Introduction to Music and Art in the Western World / Edition 10

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An Introduction to Music and Art in the Western World, 10th edition, is a clear and attractive guide to the great artists and composers of the West and the societies in which they lived and worked.

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An undergraduate introduction to the music, painting, sculpture, and architecture of the Western world, featuring chapter objectives and summaries, pronunciation guides, chronologies, and color illustrations. Covers various periods from the ancient Greeks through the arts today, and includes material on the arts and society and the organization of the elements of art and music. This 10th edition contains increased recognition of women and minority artists, and boxes on selected individual works. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780697255846
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/1/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 657,773
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Arts and Society

2 The Organization of the Elements of the Visual Arts and Music

3 The Greeks and Their Predecessors (Antiquity -- 100 B.C.)

4 The Roman Empire and the Early Christians (100 B.C. -- A.D. 500)

5 The Medieval Period-Romanesque (500-1100)

6 The Medieval Period-Gothic (1100-1400)

7 The Renaissance (1400-1600)

8 The Baroque and Rococo Periods (1600-1775)

9 The Classic Period (1750-1800)

10 The Romantic Period (1800-1900)

11 Nineteenth-Century Realism and Nationalism (1840-1900)

12 Impressionism and Post-Impressionism (1860-1900)

13 Modernism in the Arts to 1945 (1900-1945)

14 The Arts Today (1945 to present)
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