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T bogged down in the words You could just float through musical time I liked that it really helped me remember all those things I learned once upon a time as a music major And I didn t feel like an idiot in the process This is very readable It s a ood overview I wish it had better footnotes I particularly enjoyed the discussion of Greek influences on music that are still present today as well as the discussion of African polyrhythms Sadly as So Often Happens The often happens the of Music section is really a history of Western music and music of other areas of the world is shunted off to a separate section rather than being integrated into the main narrative This is better than if other. Posers and works This leads many to think that the topic is boring but bestselling author Michael Miller proves that isn’t so This uide makes music history interesting and "FUN FOR BOTH MUSIC STUDENTS AND OLDER MUSIC LO. "for both music students and older music lo.
I recommend this book to history buffs who enjoys the development Music Mainly In The "music mainly in the world Or any one who simply wants to know about how music evolved from its monophony form in the Middle Ages to our modern polyphony form Staying true to complete idiot s directive the book is pleasing to read a lovely bonus to our hectic schedules I am not completely through with this book and won t be for awhile I have to return it to the library soon I really want this book on my own bookshelf with the CDs as
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I liked book on music history because it was so straight forward and really enjoyable to read for a history book It didn t over analyze the eras so you weren. A beautifully composed journey through music history Music history is a reuired course for all music students Unfortunately the typical music history book is dry and academic focusing on rote memorization of important com.
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Areas weren t covered at all But I found it particularly irritating that for example the South American music timeline begins post colonization even though the discussion does contain some info about from pre Colombian cultures The so called African music
does contain some info about music pre Colombian cultures The so called African music is even worse as they start it in about 1960 It s all a little too Eurocentric for my tastesRecommended conditionally as I haven t found anything that addresses the history of music any better Maybe someday Read the book when you want a uick overview of music both historically and eographically It oes without too much music theory in it and mentions literally all noteworthy little facts in the world of "Music. Vers • Covers " Vers • Covers Western “classical” music also includes non Western music and uniuely American forms such as jazz • More than just names and dates puts musical developments in context with key historical events. ,