New edition of a detailed reference that chronologically documents significant events in the history of music. It highlights concerts, solo performances, operas, festivals, deaths, and music-related documents and quotations from Europe, North America, and other parts of the world. Combining the facts and unique insights of famed musicologist Nicolas Slonimsky with letters, manifestos, and other important material highlighting various themes and issues, it offers many viewpoints from which to explore the music and the historical context in which it was composed and performed. New to this edition is the 1985 U.S. Senate hearings on record labeling.
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