A short history of music / by Alfred Einstein.

[3d American ed., rev.].. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1947.

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George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
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Subjects Music
Music -- History and criticism.
Description xi, 438, xii pages . ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1947.
Notes Translated from the German.
"Originally published as Geschichte der Musik"--Title page verso.
"The translation is the work of several hands"--Page [vii].
Includes musical examples (pages 255-411) and index.
Contents Primitive music -- The ancient civilizations -- The Middle Ages -- The Gregorian chant -- Polyphony -- The "Renaissance" -- New forms -- Accompanied monody -- Instrumental music in the seventeenth century -- Protestant church music -- Bach -- Handel -- Modern times -- Homophony -- Modern instrumental music -- Haydn -- Mozart -- Beethoven -- The romantic age -- Romantic opera -- Opera in the Latin countries -- The new romanticism -- Wagner -- Brahms and Bruckner -- National music -- Yesterday and today -- Musical examples.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1179722
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WorldCat Identities Einstein, Alfred, 1880-1952.
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