A History of Music in Western Civilization

A History of Music in Western Civilization

Fascinating Discussions by 15 Prominent Music Authorities, With Musical Examples

Downloadable Audiobook - 1991
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This collection includes stimulating discussions by 15 prominent music authorities, including Christopher Hogwood and Dr. Wilfrid Mellers. The collection includes 1) New Arts for Old: Medieval Music 1100-1480 2.) Musick's Feaste: Music of the Renaissance 1480-1600 3.) A Pearl Distorted: the Baroque Period 1600-1750 4.) Sonata and the Creative Ideal: The Classical Period 1750-1830 5.) Expressions and Extravagance: The Romantic Period 1830-1900 6.) Reaction and Revolution: The Modern Period 1900-1945 7.) Contemporary Music 1945-1980 8.) Approaches to Popular Music 1960-1980 9.) From Cave to Cavern: The History of Percussion Instruments. 10) Islands in the Sun: The Story of Reggae and Calypso 11.) A Jug of This: An Introduction to English Folk Music. 12.) Instruments Around the World


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