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A History of Music in Western Culture, Volume 2, 3/e is based on the premise that the best way to convey the history of Western music is to focus squarely on the music. Organized around a carefully selected repertory of works, this text integrates the requisite names, dates, and concepts around specific compositions. Once familiar with a representative body of music, students can better grasp the evolution of musical style and music's changing uses within the Western tradition. Even more importantly, they will have a sound basis from which to explore other musical works and repertories.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Mark Evan Bonds
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Book : 2010
Download Book : 649 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0205661734


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Suitable for all courses in music history. This brief and accessible text provides undergraduates with a conceptual framework for understanding stylistic and social developments in the history of music from classical antiquity to the present. This text allows the student to grasp the richness and importance of musical history in two important ways. It combines narrative with primary sources in a lively and engaging manner and it traces key concepts of musical style and the uses of music across time.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Mark Evan Bonds
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2004
Download Book : 497 Pages
ISBN-10 : STANFORD:36105124286902


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A comprehensive history of occidental music focuses on the function of music as an expression of the spirit and artistic life of each age

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Paul Henry Lang
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Book : 1997
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ISBN-10 : 0393040747


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Learn the History of Music, through Music. A History of Music in Western Culture, 4/e is based on the premise that the best way to convey the history of Western music is to focus on specific works of music. The text is structured around a carefully selected repertory of music that reflects the development of the art form throughout time. Mark Evan Bonds helps readers gain a broad understanding of the nature of music, its role in society, and the ways in which these have changed over time. A History of Music in Western Culture challenges students to think critically about the nature of music and its past. Once familiar with a representative body of music, students can better grasp the evolution of musical style and music's changing uses within the Western tradition. Students will have a sound basis from which to explore other musical works. This text builds its narrative around the core repertory represented in the Anthology of Scores and the corresponding sets of compact discs. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, students will be able to: Grasp the evolution of musical style and music's changing uses within the Western tradition. Have a sound basis from which to explore other musical works. Gain a better understanding of the nature of music NOTE: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MySearchLab, order the package ISBN: 0205940730 / 9780205940738 History of Music in Western Culture Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205867227 / 9780205867226 History of Music in Western Culture

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Mark Evan Bonds PhD
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release Book : 2013-01-23
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ISBN-10 : 9780205954858


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Promoting cultural understanding in a globalized world, this collection provides a concise and unique introduction to Western culture, through the voices of Chinese scholars. Written by a team of experts in their fields, the book provides insights into Western history and culture, covering an interdisciplinary range of topics across literature, language, music, art and religion. It addresses such issues as tourism and etiquette, as well as the key differences of distinct cultures, providing readers with a succinct yet effective way to master a basic understanding of Western culture.

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Guobin Xu
Publisher : Springer
Release Book : 2018-03-23
Download Book : 187 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9789811081538


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"Music in Western Civilization, Media Update combines superior scholarship with pedagogy that helps students master the difficult and exhaustive material covered in the music history course. Its lively narrative discusses the 'place' of music history. Short chapters make material easier for students to study and enable instructors to pick and choose the repertoire they wish to emphasize"--Publisher's website.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Craig Wright
Publisher : Schirmer Books
Release Book : 2010
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ISBN-10 : 049557273X


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A history of the development of ballet from the origins of dance through the 20th century.

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Genre Book : Performing Arts
Author Book : Carol Lee
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Book : 2002
Download Book : 368 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0415942578


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Anthology of Scores -- The text, A History of Music in Western Culture, 4th edition by Mark Evan Bonds, builds its narrative around the two-volume Anthology of Scores and a corresponding set of compact discs. Icons in the margin of the text cross-reference the scores and recordings of discussions in the Anthology. The works in the Anthology of Scores to A History of Music in Western Culture have been carefully selected to represent the developments in music history discussed in the text. Volume I covers antiquity through the Baroque era; Volume II covers music of the Classical era to the present. Key features of the Score Anthology include Integrated commentary - Excerpts from the text are integrated into the score anthology at the end of each selection, providing students with basic information and a brief discussion of every work. Cross-referencing to text and recordings - Each selection in the anthology opens with a clear cross-reference to the recorded version of the work (disc and track number) and to the discussion of the work within the text (page number). The score and recordings in the anthology correspond exactly within their chronological span (Volume One of each through the Baroque era; Volume Two of each since the Classical era).

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Evan Bonds
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Book : 2013-06-30
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0205927971


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Explores cultural manifestations of female vocality in the light of theories of subjectivity, the body, and sexual difference.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Leslie C. Dunn
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Book : 1996-12-05
Download Book : 254 Pages
ISBN-10 : 052158583X


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Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by over 50 guided listening examples, brings the world of women in music to life, examining a community of female musicians, including composers, producers, consumers, performers, technicians, mothers, and educators in art music and popular music. The book features a wide array of pedagogical aids, including a running glossary and a comprehensive companion website with streamed audio tracks, that help to reinforce key figures and terms. This new edition includes a major revision of the Women in World Music chapter, a new chapter in Western Classical "Work" in the Enlightenment, and a revised chapter on 19th Century Romanticism: Parlor Songs to Opera. 20th Century Art Music.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Julie C. Dunbar
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2015-12-17
Download Book : 408 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781351857451