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The Oxford History of Western Music, Paperback, 2 Edition by Gibbs, Christopher H.


Paperback: 2 Edition

Publication Date: 2018-01-16
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Paperback : 992 pages
Edition: 2 Edition
Author: Gibbs, Christopher H.
ISBN-10: 0190600225
ISBN-13: 9780190600228

Product Description The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition, Second Edition, immerses students in the engaging story of the Western musical tradition. By emphasizing the connections among works, both within each cultural era and across time and place, the text goes beyond a basic retelling of the music's history to build students' ability to listen critically to key works. A full suite of instructor resources, a free open access student Companion Website, a three volume score anthology, and streaming audio recordings support the text, making The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition, Second Edition, a complete program for building students' understanding and appreciation of the classical canon. Review "The content in Taruskin/Gibbs is incredible. I enjoy reading it!" --Lori Shipley, Hampton University "Taruskin and Gibbs offer a thrilling sense of wonder and excitement that I find lacking in other texts." --Robert Eisenstein, University of Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College "This book offers fascinating and essential observations that no other survey text includes. It is superior to all other texts out there." --Julie Hubbert, University of South Carolina About the Author Richard Taruskin is Professor Emeritus of Music Scholarship at The University of California, Berkeley. He is the 2017 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy. Christopher H. Gibbs is the James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music at Bard College.

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