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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His papers are held here at the Gilmore Music Library. 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. A History of Western Music.

Donald Jay Grout, late professor of music at Cornell University, also wrote a standard history of opera. Palisca No preview available – 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. The diffusion of Christianity. This book serves as a wonderful introduction to the history of European and American art music.

And you’ll waste time searching your school’s music library if you have one or YouTube for better and more complete musical examples.

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Women, minorities, and popular palieca don’t make sense in the narrative not that they shouldn’t be there, of course – they are poorly glued onto the edges rather than integrated into the narrative.

This file grotu modified. For advice on the section of this 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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Norton- Music – pages. From inside the book. The narrative of A History of Western Music naturally focuses on the musical works, styles, genres, and ideas that have Norton- Music – pages 4 Reviews https: 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.

Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Renaissance music. A specialist pslisca the history of music theory and aesthetics, Palisca also wrote a successful textbook on Baroque Music. The book is structured in an interesting way. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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He taught at Cornell from until his retirement in 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. Although it now has worthy 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.

Palisca — ranks among the most eminent musicologists of the postwar era. No eBook available Amazon. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history? 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. 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.

Who are we to review the Bible of western classical music history? Purdy Gilmore Music Library.