Chronology of Western Classical Music, 1751-2000: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chronology of Western Classical Music, 1751-2000

1st Edition

By Charles John Hall


800 pages

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Hardback: 9780415938785
pub: 2002-10-04
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This 2-volume reference work offers a complete chronology of classical music from the 18th-century through the end of the 20th. Organized by year, each entry gives: births of key musicians/composers, deaths, performing debuts, new positions, prizes/honors, bibliographical highlights, cultural beginnings, musical literature, and compositions. This work answers hundreds of common questions, from "Who wrote that piece?" to "When was it first performed"? A complete index is given in each volume, making finding information quick and easy. This book will strongly appeal to music students, professors, and lovers of classical music.


'Libraries with comprehensive music collections or high demand for chronologies will welcome it.' - Booklist

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical
MUSIC / Reference