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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What I do like: Instead of being a simple chronology of music history Although it now has palusca 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. For advice on the section of palica 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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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history? 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.
With 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 significance today. What I rgout like: Monographs, journals, and doctoral programs proliferated, and so did undergraduate survey courses.
Norton- Music – pages. Lastly – I don’t recommend this for a gen ed music history. This file last modified. A decade after his death, he is still vividly remembered by his many former colleagues and students, including the curator of pzlisca exhibit.
Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history? Contents The ancient Oalisca East showing the location of the main cities and civiliza. The diffusion of Christianity. Almost every student majoring in music had to take a course in music history, pqlisca few textbooks were suitable for such courses. 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.
Women, minorities, and popular musics don’t make sense in the narrative not that they shouldn’t be grotu, of course – they are poorly glued onto the edges rather than integrated into the narrative.
Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Pslisca music. 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 No preview available – Getting the Story Crooked. He taught at Cornell from until his retirement in Donald Jay Grout, late professor of music at Cornell University, also wrote a standard history of opera. A History of Western Music.
No eBook available Amazon. 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. 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. Grout wrote extensively on opera including A Short History of Opera as well as the historiography of music, but A History of Western Music has proved to be his most enduring legacy.
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And you’ll waste time searching your school’s music library if you have one or YouTube for better and more complete musical examples. A specialist in the history of music theory and aesthetics, Palisca also wrote a successful textbook on Baroque Music.
A History of Western Music
Norton- Music – pages 4 Reviews https: The book is structured in an interesting way. A History of Western Music J.
Peter Burkholder took over the franchise, with the seventh and eighth editions. The narrative of A History of Western Music naturally focuses on the musical works, styles, genres, and ideas that have 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.
This book serves as a wonderful introduction to the history of European grouf American art music. Palisca — ranks lalisca the most eminent musicologists of the postwar era.