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The Cambridge Music Guide

The Cambridge Music Guide

Stanley Sadie, Alison Latham, Judith Nagley, Paul Griffiths, Wilfrid Mellers
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  • Date Published: April 1990
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521399425


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  • The Cambridge Music Guide is for all those who love music and wish to know more about its colourful history, development and theory. Superbly illustrated, the Guide is a comprehensive tour of every aspect of the new musical world, expertly edited by Stanley Sadie, editor of the New Grove Dictionary of Music.

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    'An ideal reference for those inquisitive listeners who wish to put their concert-going in context.' Books and Bookmen

    'Sumptuously produced...the project has been carried out with enormous devotion and thoroughness.' Music Teacher

    'A sumptuous one-volume history of music...careful and well organized.' The Times Literary Supplement

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    • Date Published: April 1990
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521399425
    • length: 546 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 193 x 35 mm
    • weight: 1.51kg
    • contains: 200 b/w illus. 20 colour illus. 1 map 150 music examples
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. The Elements of Music
    Part II. The Instruments of Music
    Part III. The Structure of Music
    Part IV. The Middle Ages
    Part V. The Renaissance
    Part VI. The Baroque Era
    Part VII. The Classical Era
    Part VIII. The Romantic Era
    Part IX. The Turn of the Century
    Part X. Modern Times
    Part XI. The Traditions of Popular Music
    Further Listening
    Further Reading

  • Authors

    Stanley Sadie

    Alison Latham


    Stanley Sadie, Alison Latham, Judith Nagley, Paul Griffiths, Wilfrid Mellers

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