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15 June 2000

152 Pages | 23 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780192853820


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Music: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas Cook

Very Short Introductions

  • Drawing on a number of accessible examples, the author prompts readers to really think about music and the role it plays in our lives and our ears
  • Allows the reader to think more critically about the roles of the performers and the listener, about music as a commodity and an experience, what it means to understand music, and the values we ascribe to it
  • Incorporating musical forms from all types and all continents, from rock to Indonesian music and beyond
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