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A short history of music

by Eleanor Riggins Brawley

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Published by St. Andrews College Press in Laurinburg, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEleanor Riggins Brawley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.R35598 S56 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3963966M
ISBN 10187993468X
LC Control Number2001268489
OCLC/WorldCa48123216

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For the history of music the decisive event was the fall of Athens in B.c., and the revolt against the ideals of her former intellectual elite. In most other matters the post-war education was strongly con­ servative. But musical incompetence, once the mark of the cad, became a plume of the new snobbery. It was asked whether the citizen. Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera .

A Short History of Oxford University Press Oxford University Press has a rich history which can be traced back to the earliest days of printing. The first book was printed in Oxford in , just two years after Caxton set up the first printing press in England. History text in front of each section describes each era and its musical innovations. These short histories of each style of jazz really give the flavor of each era, as well as a discussion of the contributions of each one to the evolution of the music.


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