9780073401409

America's Musical Landscape

  • ISBN 13:

    9780073401409

  • ISBN 10:

    0073401404

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/18/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

America's Musical Landscapeaddresses the broad range of music in the United States from early periods to today. This comprehensive yet accessible text offers an elegant and readable introduction to the fundamentals of music, assuming no prior music experience for the student. Frequent connections to other arts, particularly the visual arts, add to the book's appeal and enhance understanding of core musical concepts. The sixth edition emphasizes vernacular over classical music and recent examples over early music, while offering generous coverage of the complete American musical landscape.

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