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Published: 01 March 2011

830 Pages

ISBN: 9780199842155

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Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

The Oxford History of Western Music

Richard Taruskin

  • The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present.
  • Offers a fascinating account of the giants of this period: Bach, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven.
  • Essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand this rich and diverse period.