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The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory.

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The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory is the first comprehensive history of Western music theory to be published in the English language. A collaborative project by leading music theorists and historians, the volume traces the rich panorama of music-theoretical thought from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. Recognizing the variety and complexity of music theory as an historical subject, the volume has been organized within a flexible framework. Some chapters are defined chronologically within a restricted historical domain, whilst others are defined conceptually and span longer historical periods. Together the thirty-one chapters present a synthetic overview of the fascinating and complex subject that is historical music theory. Richly enhanced with illustrations, graphics, examples and cross-citations as well as being thoroughly indexed and supplemented by comprehensive bibliographies of the most important primary and secondary literature, this book will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike. Fourth printing 2007 - not Print to Order. Paperback book in "as new" condition. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library

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Author(s):
Thomas Christensen
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22.5x15cms
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press.
Title:
The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory.

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The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory is the first comprehensive history of Western music theory to be published in the English language. A collaborative project by leading music theorists and historians, the volume traces the rich panorama of music-theoretical thought from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. Recognizing the variety and complexity of music theory as an historical subject, the volume has been organized within a flexible framework. Some chapters are defined chronologically within a restricted historical domain, whilst others are defined conceptually and span longer historical periods. Together the thirty-one chapters present a synthetic overview of the fascinating and complex subject that is historical music theory. Richly enhanced with illustrations, graphics, examples and cross-citations as well as being thoroughly indexed and supplemented by comprehensive bibliographies of the most important primary and secondary literature, this book will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike. Fourth printing 2007 - not Print to Order. Paperback book in "as new" condition. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library

Author(s):
Thomas Christensen
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
22.5x15cms
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
998
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press.
Title:
The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory.

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