Resumen del Libro
A work of history and reference in one, this volume explores music across all periods, cultures and genres. The first section guides readers through major musical periods from ancient times through the European Baroque and the 20th century. A complete discussion of instruments and popular songs and musical works appears in the next section, followed by an A-Z guide including biographies of composers, musicians and performers, and articles on musical terms, from all periods and cultures. Includes an interactive CD-ROM.