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MUSC 134: Musical Style & Genre: Home
An introduction to the history of Western classical musc from the Middle Ages to the present. Naomi Gregory
Welcome to the Art/Music Library
Welcome to the Art/Music Library. Please ask us for help! Our librarians and student workers at the desk can help you find resources and information.
The Art/Music Library is located on the ground floor of Rush Rhees Library. All scores (M call numbers) and music books (ML and MT call numbers) are located on the open shelves within the Art/Music Library, as are current copies of our music magazines and journals.
CDs are kept in the back and may be requested from the desk. LPs are stored in the Art stacks.
Recordings may be listened to in the Art/Music library or checked out for a limited time period.
Reference books are located in the rear left nook.
Finale and Sibelius music-writing programs are available at two of our work stations. Please ask at the desk.
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Books that may be useful
Companion to Baroque Music by Julie A. SadieThe Companion to Baroque Music is an illuminating survey of musical life in Europe and the New World from 1600 to 1750. With informative essays on the social, national, geographical, and cultural contexts of the music and musicians of the period by such internationally known scholars as Peter Holman, Louise Stein, Michael Talbot, Julie Anne Sadie, Stanley Sadie, and David Fuller, the Companion offers a fresh perspective on the musical styles and performance practices of the Baroque era.
Call Number: ML193 .C56 1998
Publication Date: 1998-06-17
Source Readings in Music History by Leo Treitler; W. Oliver Strunk (Editor)Forty-five years after the appearance of the first edition, Oliver Strunk's monumental anthology of writings about music has been thoroughly revised and extended by a team of scholars working under the direction of musicologist Leo Treitler. For this new edition, seven specialists in music history have replaced some selections, added others, contributed new translations, and provided additional notes and introductions. An entire new section, covering the twentieth century, significantly enlarges the book's scope. Readers can now acquire a comprehensive picture of Western musical thought and ideas through the ages.
Call Number: ML160 .S89 1998
Publication Date: 1998-04-17
A Guide to the Concerto by Robert Layton (Editor)
Call Number: ML1263 .C64 1996
Publication Date: 1996-12-19
A Guide to the Concerto offers a fascinating survey of the growth and development of the concerto form from its origins in the seventeenth century to the present day.
The New Grove Italian Baroque Masters by Denis Arnold; Stanley Sadie (Editor); Tom Walker
Call Number: ML390 .N492 1984
Publication Date: 1984-12-01
The Classical Era by Neal Zaslaw
Call Number: ML195 .C595 1989
Publication Date: 1989-12-01
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