- Release: 2019-07-01
- Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
- Price: FREE
- File: PDF, 1312 page
- ISBN: 9780393656428
The definitive survey, combining current scholarship with a vibrant narrative. Carefully informed by feedback from dozens of scholars, it remains the book that students and teachers trust to explain whatÕs important, where it fits, and why it matters. Peter Burkholder weaves a compelling story of people, their choices, and the western musical tradition that emerged. From chant to hip-hop, he connects past to present to create a context for tomorrowÕs musicians.