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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Medieval Music by Richard H. Medieval Music by Richard H. Hoppin surveys the history and development of music in the Western world from its roots in early Christian liturgy up to the initial glimmerings of the Renaissance in the fifteenth century.
Hoppin considers the sources and uses of monophonic chant, the development of increasingly complex polyphony, and the earliest surviving examples of secular Medieval Music by Richard H. Hoppin considers the sources and uses of monophonic chant, the development of increasingly complex polyphony, and the earliest surviving examples of secular songs and dances.
Covering both national styles and major composers, Medieval Music provides a thorough overview of music's earliest recorded history. A companion anthology is available that includes scores for many of the examples discussed in the book.
This is a volume from The Norton Introduction to Music History , presenting the music of the Western world to the nonspecialist in six volumes. In each one, an outstanding musicologist surveys the music of a specific period, discusses its major composers, and examines the forces that influenced and helped shape their works.
The series is part of the tradition of excellence in musical scholarship that Norton has established in this field. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published June 17th by W. More Details Original Title. Other Editions 4. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Medieval Music , please sign up.
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