Taruskin, Richard: Oxford History of Western Music 5 vol.Set

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Oxford History of Western Music 5 vol.Set

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Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Taking a critical perspective, this text sets the details of music, the chronological sweep of figures, works, & musical ideas, within the larger context of world affairs & cultural history. Written by an authoritative, opinionated, & 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 & remembered. Taruskin combines an emphasis on structure & form.

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