A Short History of Music

A Short History of Music

by Alfred Einstein
     
 

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This brilliant one-volume history tells the story of music from the ancient Greeks until today. It covers a vast field, but omits nothing important. Into it, the other Dr. Einstein pours the wisdom of a life in music. In addition, there are some 159 printed pages of musical examples which furnish representative models of old music that may not be as easily accessible… See more details below

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This brilliant one-volume history tells the story of music from the ancient Greeks until today. It covers a vast field, but omits nothing important. Into it, the other Dr. Einstein pours the wisdom of a life in music. In addition, there are some 159 printed pages of musical examples which furnish representative models of old music that may not be as easily accessible as examples of the Classical and Romantic periods. 438pp.

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ISBN-13:
9780394700045
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1954

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