J. Peter Burkholder (Author, Indiana University), Donald Jay Grout (Author, late of Cornell University), Claude V. Palisca (Author, late of Yale University). Donald Jay Grout, James Peter Burkholder, Claude V. Palisca Building on his monumental revision of the Seventh Edition, PeterBurkholder has refined an. Download Citation on ResearchGate | A history of western music / J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca. | Incluye bibliografía e índice }.

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Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Renaissance music.

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The narrative of A History of Western Music naturally focuses on the musical works, styles, genres, and ideas that have proven most influential, enduring, and significant-but it also encompasses a wide range of music, from religious to secular, from serious to humorous, from art music to popular music, and from Europe to the Americas.

The CD set doesn’t always have the most representative pieces of the concepts being described – and many of the pieces discussed in depth in the book don’t show up on the CD. A History of Western Music by J. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history?


Some canonical composers and pieces are mentioned and said to be great, but there’s no explanation as to why – we just have to trust the authors. Lastly – I don’t recommend this for a gen ed music history. And you’ll waste time searching your school’s music library if you have one or YouTube for better and more complete musical examples.

Middles of chapters get bogged down in theory and analysis – this is really only going to be comprehensible to undergrads if they already have a theory class or two under their belt. Palisca and Donald Jay GroutHardcover. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The diffusion of Christianity. Elizabeth Peters Hardcover Books.

Instead of being a simple chronology of music history Click here to see description. The book is structured in an interesting way. About this product Bburkholder Building on his monumental revision of the Seventh Edition, PeterBurkholder has refined an inspired narrative for a new generation ofstudents, placing people at the center of the story. Palisca and Donald Jay GroutHardcover 1 product rating 5.


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Show More Show Less. The text is easy to follow and it have a lot of graphics very well design. From inside the grput. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. The ancient Near East showing the location of the main cities and civiliza. Building on his monumental revision of the Seventh Edition, Peter Burkholder vrout refined an inspired narrative for a new generation of students, placing people at the center of the story.

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Women, minorities, and popular musics don’t make sense in the narrative not that they shouldn’t be there, of course – they are poorly glued onto the edges rather than integrated into the narrative. What I don’t like: