The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music (The Cambridge History of Music) by Jim Samson
Cambridge University Press | December 3, 2001 | English | ISBN: 0521590175 | 788 pages | PDF | 5 MB
The most informed reference book on nineteenth-century music currently available, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on the most recent scholarship in the field. Essays investigate the intellectual and socio-political history of the time, and examine topics such as nations and nationalism, the emergent concept of an avant garde, and musical styles and languages at the turn of the century. It contains a detailed chronology, and extensive glossaries.