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Published: 17 December 2020 (Estimated)

456 Pages | 106 music examples, 14 figures


ISBN: 9780190061753

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A History of Emotion in Western Music

A Thousand Years from Chant to Pop

Michael Spitzer

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of emotion in 1,000 years of Western music
  • Offers a pedagogical introduction to the field of emotion theory
  • Develops an entirely new way of thinking about and analyzing music and its meanings
  • Features more than 100 musical examples covering a vast range of styles and periods

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