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Concise History of Western Music (Fifth Edition), Hardcover, Fifth Edition by Hanning, Barbara Russano


Hardcover: Fifth Edition

Publication Date: 2014-04-15
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Hardcover : 736 pages
Edition: Fifth Edition
Author: Hanning, Barbara Russano
ISBN-10: 0393920666
ISBN-13: 9780393920666

Product Description The most student-friendly music history text available, now with Total Access. Barbara Hanning’s Concise History of Western Music offers students a manageable introduction to the forces that shaped music. Combining concision with the imaginative pedagogy that her text pioneered, Hanning focuses on an essential repertoire of 109 characteristic works―from the Middle Ages to the present―providing students with the cultural and historical context to illuminate the music and remember its significance. The new Total Access program unlocks a full suite of media resources with every new book, including instant access to streaming recordings of the complete Norton Anthology of Western Music repertoire, an ebook, audio for nearly every short example in the text, and stunning Metropolitan Opera video. About the Author Barbara Russano Hanning (Professor of Music, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY) taught music history to undergraduate and graduate students for forty years and is the author of a book on early opera. She has served as president of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music and chaired the Music Department at City College for fifteen years.

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