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Download Vocal music: Its story told through the lives and works of its foremost composers (Mainstreams of music ; v. 4) eBook
ISBN:
0531028291
Author:
David Ewen
Category:
Music
Language:
English
Publisher:
F. Watts; Library Binding edition (1975)
Pages:
259 pages
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Traces the history of solo instrumental and chamber music discussing important composers and their works. Serving Millions of Book Lovers Since 1980.

Traces the history of solo instrumental and chamber music discussing important composers and their works. Slightly dampstained.

Vocal Music (Mainstreams of music ; v. 4).

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Unfortunately, Mr. Ewen's sketchy history of vocal music (the fourth volume in his Mainstreams of Music series) as. .His approach to the actual music is unlikely to have much meaning for one unfamiliar with the works discussed. Ewen's sketchy history of vocal music (the fourth volume in his Mainstreams of Music series) as seen through the ""lives and works of its foremost composers"" gives us neither a clear idea of its development nor a complete picture of the musicians' lives and works. Though the general approach is chronological, with chapters divided according to musical periods, there is little cohesion. Readers can learn far more from far fewer pages of Grout's History of Western Music or even Appel's Harvard Dictionary of Music.

Its History Told Through the Lives and Works of its Foremost Composers. Mainstreams of Music Volume Two. Red boards, gilt title and decoration. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Faint ink stamp to front endpaper and rear pastedown. Wrapper rubbed at corners with a couple of closed tears and a small chip at top of spine.

Through the history of music, we find increasing evidence of its key role in.Chamber music alongside orchestral music was a feature of the Classical Era with particular attention drawn towards the String Quartet.

Through the history of music, we find increasing evidence of its key role in sacred and secular settings. Amongst the many celebrated composers of the time, G F Handel, Bach, Vivaldi and Purcell provide a substantial introduction to the music of this era. It is during this glittering span of time that Handel composes his oratorio The Messiah, Vivaldi the Four Seasons, Bach his six Brandenburg Concertos and the 48 Preludes and Fugues, together with Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas.

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its story told through the lives and works of its foremost composers. About the Book Includes index. Mainstreams of music ; v. 4. Published 1975 by F. Watts in New York About the Book. Traces the development of vocal music through the ages in discussions of its composers and their works.

Traces the development of vocal music through the ages in discussions of its composers and their works.