Oxford History of Western Music: (5 Volumes) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Taruskin

Oxford History of Western Music: (5 Volumes) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Taruskin year 2009
  • Book name: Oxford History of Western Music: (5 Volumes)
  • Author: Richard Taruskin
  • Release date: 2009/2/3
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780195386301
  • Rating: 8.26 of 10
  • Votes: 706
  • Review by: Adriel Cooper
  • Review rating: 9.14 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 3856
  • Includes a PDF summary of 406 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical age.Taking a critical perspective, this text sets the details of music, the chronological sweep of figures, works, and musical ideas, within the larger context of world affairs and cultural history. Written by an authoritative, opinionated, and controversial figure in musicology, The Oxford History of Western Music provides a critical aesthetic position with respect to individual works, a context in which each composition may be evaluated and remembered. Taruskin combines an emphasis onstructure and form with a discussion of relevant theoretical concepts in each age, to illustrate how the music itself works, and how contemporaries heard and understood it. It also describes how the context of each stylistic period-key cultural, historical, social, economic, and scientific events-influenced anddirected compositional choices.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 205H39M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Music, Music: Styles & Genres, Music Reviews & Criticism, History: Specific Events & Topics, Linguistics, Encyclopaedias & Reference Works
  • Available formats: GIF, RB, SNB, EPUB, PDF, DOC, TXT, WORD. Compressed in TAR.XZ, LZ, RAR, ZIP, AZW3, ALZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 232.05 USD
  • Dimensions: 264x385x203mm
  • Weight: 7,773g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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