Oxford History of Western Music: 5-vol. Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century.
Music in the Nineteenth Century. Music in the Late Twentieth Century is the final installment of the set, covering the years from the end of World War II to the present.
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He also looks at the impact of electronic music and computers, the rise of pop music and rock 'n' roll, the advent of postmodernism, and the contemporary music of Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, and John Adams. Laced with brilliant observations, memorable musical analysis, and a panoramic sense of the interactions between history, culture, politics, art, literature, religion, and music, this book will be essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand this rich and diverse period.
But at the moment, one of the biggest stories in more ways than one is taking place on the printed page. Taruskin has succeeded in writing a stimulating overview of Western society, setting a standard that will not be surpassed for a very long time It aims for nothing less than the revaluation of practically everything you thought you knew about classical music Taruskin's magnum opus is a must-read, and in its way, a real page-turner of detective non-fiction.
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It's a cinch to become the most discussed music title of the year, if not of the decade. It's a cinch to become the most discussed music title o. Richard Taruskin is professor of musicology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times , New Republic , and many other scholarly journals. Convert currency.
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