Examines 10 areas in which there were distinctive musical responses to the times from 1918-1945. Post-WWI chapters are fewer & broader in scope, reflecting the convergence of musical languages. Chapter on music of the 1970s & `80s.
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Music and Society is a series of books, by specialists designed to present music in a broad context of socio-political, intellectual and religious life. In place of the technical and stylistic discussion that make up most histories of music, the reader will find music considered rather as a series of responses to social forces. The idea is not to explain simply what happened, but why it happened, and why it happened when and where it did.
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Book Description Prentice-Hall. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110135901340
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1720. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0135901340