Clear, systematic presentation of the evolution of musical style from 8th-century Gregorian chants to mid-20th-century atonal music. The author traces the creation of German symphonic style — epitomized in the works of Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms — and the parallel development of operatic style. A standard resource for music students, scholars, and lay readers. Over 140 musical examples. Bibliography.
Reprint of the McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1966 edition.
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|Author/Editor||Richard L. Crocker|
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