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176 Pages | 21 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198726043


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Music: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Nicholas Cook

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers how we think about music, and the basic principles and processes that apply across all musical cultures
  • Presents the Western classical tradition within the context of many other musical cultures across the world
  • Explores the history of music
  • Considers the nature of performance and how composers create music
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • Engages with fundamental changes in the creation, production, and monetisation of music resulting from digital technology
  • Considers the role of music in our increasingly globalized world
  • Thoroughly restructured and rewritten throughout
  • Incorporates discussion of gender issues in music throughout the book
  • Offers a new emphasis on music as performance

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