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Music

Nicholas Cook.

February 2000; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: music. 160 pages.

The world teems with different kinds of music-traditional, folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop — and each type of music tends to come with its own way of thinking. Drawing on a wealth of...

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World Music

Philip V. Bohlman.

May 2002; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: ethnomusicology. 200 pages.

World Music: A Very Short Introduction shows how ‘world music’ has emerged as an invention of the West from encounters with other cultures and presents its modern diversity ranging from...

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Film Music

Kathryn Kalinak.

March 2010; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: film; film and television music. 160 pages.

Film Music: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the most central issues in the practice of film music. What is film music? How is it composed? How does film music work? The rich and deeply...

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Early Music

Thomas Forrest Kelly.

April 2011; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: early, medieval and Renaissance music. 144 pages.

Early Music: A Very Short Introduction explores the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. The revival of Gregorian chant in the early nineteenth century, the ‘Cecilian...

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The Orchestra

D. Kern Holoman.

September 2012; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: applied music. 168 pages.

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning of the modern philharmonic society and explores topics ranging from the life of a...

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Ethnomusicology

Timothy Rice.

December 2013; published online December 2013.

Book. Subjects: ethnomusicology; anthropology. 168 pages.

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction describes this growing discipline, showing how modern researchers go about studying music from around the world, looking for insights into both...

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Music from the Earliest Notations to the Sixteenth Century

Richard Taruskin.

July 2009; published online July 2010.

Book. Subjects: early, medieval and Renaissance music. 928 pages.

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Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Richard Taruskin.

July 2009; published online July 2010.

Book. Subjects: baroque and classical music. 832 pages.

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Music in the Nineteenth Century

Richard Taruskin.

July 2009; published online July 2010.

Book. Subjects: Romantic and contemporary music. 928 pages.

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Music in the Early Twentieth Century

Richard Taruskin.

July 2009; published online July 2010.

Book. Subjects: Romantic and contemporary music. 880 pages.

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