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Title Heritage of music / edited by Michael Raeburn and Alan Kendall
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1989]


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Description 4 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents v. 1. Classical music and its origins -- v. 2. The Romantic era -- v. 3. The nineteenth-century legacy --v. 4. Music in the twentieth century
Summary V.1 -- The history of music, from its beginnings, through the lives and works of J.S. Bach and George Frideric Handel, and the nature and import of the Classical style as embodied in the works of Gluck, Mozart, and Haydn. V.2 -- Chronicles 19th-century Romanticism and the lives and works of Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Puccini and others. V.3 -- Focuses on the second half of the 19th century, looking at the lives and works of composers such as Franz Liszt, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky. V.4 -- Examines the changes in music which have taken place in the 20th century, especially the revolutions caused by Debussy and Schoenberg
Analysis Western music, history
Notes Includes index
Also issued online
In OKS Print
Subject Composers -- History and criticism.
Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Author Kendall, Alan, 1939-
Raeburn, Michael.
LC no. 85021429
ISBN 0195053702 (v. 1)
0195053710 (v. 2)
0195053729 (v. 3)
0195053737 (v. 4)
019520493X (set)
Other Titles Music in the twentieth century
The nineteenth-century legacy
The origins of classical music
The romantic era