Music: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nicholas Cook

Music: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nicholas Cook year 2000
  • Book name: Music: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Nicholas Cook
  • Release date: 2000/8/14
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780192853820
  • Rating: 9.92 of 10
  • Votes: 387
  • Review by: Kenley Ring
  • Review rating: 9.6 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This stimulating Very Short Introduction to music invites us to really think about music and the values and qualities we ascribe to it. The world teems with different kinds of music-traditional, folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop-and each type of music tends to come with its own way of thinking. Drawing on a wealth of accessible examples ranging from Beethoven to Chinese zither music, Nicholas Cook attempts to provide a framework for thinking about all music. By examining the personal, social, and cultural values that music embodies, the book reveals the shortcomings of traditional conceptions of music, and sketches a moreinclusive approach emphasizing the role of performers and listeners. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H52M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Music
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, MobiPocket, WORD, PDF, TXT, CSV, XPS. Compressed in DMG, ACE, TAR, Z, AZW4, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 112x179x9mm
  • Weight: 141g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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