J. Peter Burkholder (Author, Indiana University), Donald Jay Grout (Author, late of Cornell University), Claude V. Palisca (Author, late of Yale University). Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. A History of Western Music. Front Cover. Donald Jay Grout, James Peter Burkholder, Claude V. Palisca. W. W. Norton, – Music – pages.

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Some canonical composers and gout are mentioned and said to be great, but there’s no explanation as to why – we just have to trust the authors. 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 palsca story.

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

Contents The ancient Near East showing the location of the main cities and civiliza. The CD set doesn’t always have the most representative pieces of the concepts being described – and many of gruot pieces discussed in depth in the book don’t show up on the CD. A specialist in the history of music theory and aesthetics, Palisca also wrote a successful textbook on Baroque Music.

He taught at Cornell from until his retirement in Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Groout a six-part structure emphasizing the music’s reception and continued influence, Burkholder’s narrative establishes a social and historical context for each repertoire to reveal its legacy and its palidca today. Grout produced a revised edition inbut declining health prevented him from completing the third editionwhich passed into the capable hands of Claude Palisca, who also prepared the fourthfifthand sixth editions.


A History of Western Music

The ancient Near East showing the location of the main cities and civiliza. A History of Western Music J. 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. Grout wrote extensively on opera including A Short History of Grojt as well as the historiography of music, but A History of Western Music has proved to be his most enduring legacy.

A History of Western Music. Gift of the Estate of Theodore M. From inside the book.

Donald Jay Grout, late professor of music at Cornell University, also wrote a standard history of opera. 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. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history?

Although it now has worthy competitors, such as A History of Music in Western Culture by Mark Evan Bonds, it is still the most widely used textbook of its kind and the standard to which all others are compared. His papers are held here at the Gilmore Music Library.

Palisca — ranks among the most eminent musicologists of the postwar era. What I don’t like: 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. Peter Burkholder took over the franchise, with the seventh and eighth editions. The diffusion of Christianity. Norton- Music – pages 4 Reviews https: For advice on the section of this exhibit dealing with A History of Western Music, we are grateful to Kristy Swift of the University of Cincinnati, author of the forthcoming dissertation Donald J.


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Almost every student majoring in music had to take a course in music history, but few textbooks were suitable for such courses. Who are we to review paliscca Bible of western classical music history? No eBook available Amazon. Getting the Story Crooked. Lastly – I don’t recommend this for a gen ed music history. This file last modified. Palisca No preview available – Purdy Gilmore Music Library.

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Monographs, journals, and doctoral programs proliferated, and so did undergraduate survey courses. Instead of being a simple chronology of music history Norton- Music – pages.

This ppalisca serves as a wonderful introduction to the history of European and American art music. A decade after his death, he is still vividly remembered by his palosca former colleagues and students, including the curator of this exhibit. What I do like: And you’ll waste time searching your school’s music library if you have one or YouTube for better and more complete musical examples.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The book is structured in an interesting way. The narrative of A History of Western Music naturally focuses on the musical works, styles, genres, and ideas that have The Christian Church in the First Millennium.