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Music in the Western World: A History in Documents

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This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day.

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The Heritage of Antiquity
Orpheus and the Magi
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Paperback, 567 pages
Published May 7th 2007 by Schirmer (first published April 1st 1984)
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