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A Student's Guide to Music History

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R. J. Stove’s A Student’s Guide to Music History is a concise account, written for the intelligent lay reader, of classical music’s development from the early Middle Ages onwards. Beginning with a discussion of Hildegard von Bingen, a twelfth-century German nun and composer, and the origins of plainchant, Stove’s narrative recounts the rise (and ever-increasing complexity) ...more
Paperback, 135 pages
Published 2007 by Intercollegiate Studies Institute
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Concise a to the point. A good summary.
Really liked this short summary, a musical history. A good overview of the main characters and trends.
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