The History of Music
The History of Music
About the Book
This book is an easy to read collection of essays on the history of western music and the evolution of form in music composition. It also contains short essays on the music of number of other cultures. I trust you will enjoy it!
From Chant to Organum
Ars Nova & the Early Renaissance
The High Renaissance
The Late Renaissance
The Baroque and its Beginnings
Early & Middle Baroque
Three Great Classical Composers
Early Romanticism in Germany
Romanticism Outside Germany and Austria
Operatic Masters of the Romantic Era
The Turn of the Century
20th Century Music
Cultural European and Islamic Music
Music of Black Africa and America
Music of Eastern Asia
Music of India
The Enlargement of Orchestral Tonalities and Sonorities
Climax of the Romantic Orchestra
The Virtuoso Concerto and Concerto Grosso
The Development of the Symphony
Symphony No1 by Beethoven
Symphony in D Minor by César Franck
Opera and Oratorio
Summary of Historical Periods
Summary of Form in Music Composition
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